Author Archives: Country Preacher

Sermon for Exaudi

Jesus has been lifted up in triumph above the heavens. All authority in heaven and earth has been given to him. To him belongs the kingdom and the power and the glory, forever and ever. And yet, we are told … Continue reading

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Ascension Day Sermon

There is a typo somewhere that makes a sentence say the opposite of what I meant. I fixed it while preaching, but couldn’t find it when I read through it again before posting. So, when you get to that, make … Continue reading

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Sermon for Rogate / Commemoration of Constantine

Jesus tells the disciples, “whatever you ask the Father in my name, he will give it to you.” “Whatever you ask…” sounds good. Health for loved ones, better job, bigger bank account, troublesome neighbor moved away… there’s all sorts of … Continue reading

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Sermon for Cantate

The sermon isn’t Mother’s Day themed – Mother’s Day not being a church festival. We did give thanks for faithful Christian mothers in the prayers, because we love giving thanks to God for his many gifts, and throughout the year … Continue reading

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Sermon for Jubilate/CFW Walther

Today is not only the Fourth Sunday of Easter, it’s also the commemoration of C.F.W. Walther – the first President of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. When we celebrate minor or local saints – and CFW Walther would qualify for … Continue reading

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Evolution: A Defense Against – Update

I just finished a major edit of “Evolution: A Defense Against.” I am hoping for one more quick review before it heads to the copy-editor. Then, final corrections, formatting, and published! If all goes well, it will be ready before the … Continue reading

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Sermon for Quasimodogeniti

A person whom I admire – who sadly is not on social media, and so won’t likely won’t see this – suggested that I post a sermon on the doctrine of justification. Nothing says “sermon on justification” like Jesus words … Continue reading

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