Sermons from March 2016

Do you have a negative theology?

About Easter Sunday: Alleluias return to the sanctuary of University Lutheran as we consider emptiness again, but this time joyously, as we consider the empty tomb of our Lord whom death could not hold. Together with Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women and disciples, we consider the mystery of […]

Whats the point of the story?

Throughout the lectionary readings this week, we see hints of Jesus’ crucifixion and how we are called to lose our lives in His life. As Jesus was persecuted, we are given the command to give of ourselves in love as well. Though I myself have reason for confidence in the flesh also. If anyone else […]

Where’s the party?

Sometimes culture views the Christian God of judgment, and while this is true about God’s fairness, it neglects God’s love and restoration of the human being. As we consider the God whom Jesus portrays as the father in the story of the prodigal, we consider a God who has given grace and forgiveness. And he […]