Sermon for Pentecost, June 9, 2019 (Acts 2:1-21) – “Depart, you unclean spirit, and make room for the Holy Spirit!”

"Pentecost" from the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493), F 102r 1. Public Domain. Originally preached at Living Savior Lutheran Church, Fairfax Station, Virginia. Grace, mercy, and peace to you from God our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Imagine, if you will, the following:  The year is AD 33, though you, as someone in the … Continue reading Sermon for Pentecost, June 9, 2019 (Acts 2:1-21) – “Depart, you unclean spirit, and make room for the Holy Spirit!”

Reblog: “Why Karl Barth Should Have Just Read Johann Gerhard” (Just & Sinner)

Given that our featured work for the podcast is Gerhard's Sacred Meditations, I found this piece to be happily timed. Just posted today, and worth the read: "Why Karl Barth Should Have Just Read Johann Gerhard", by Nathan Rinne and Paul Strawn on Just and Sinner. Here's an excerpt: Hermann Rahtmann was a Lutheran pastor who, … Continue reading Reblog: “Why Karl Barth Should Have Just Read Johann Gerhard” (Just & Sinner)