Category Archives: Advent/Christmas

Christ is coming! Take notice.

“Luke, John, Otto & You…” an Advent sermon on Luke 3:1-9

12/09/2018 Advent 2 Sermon on Luke 3:1-9 (The MSG) “Luke, John, Otto & You…” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT Read more about the burial rite for Otto von Habsurg here, by Edmund Waldstein: Watch it below:   Advertisements

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Sunday is coming! “John the Baptist: No random oddity” Advent 2C

“He went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance.” (Luke 3:3) What conditions may have produced this odd character? Luke outlines rather carefully in his “orderly account” (Luke 1:1) what is happening on the world stage … Continue reading

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“Re-framing the Narrative: Thinking Backwards the Advent” a sermon on Luke 21:20-36

12/02/2018 Advent 1 Sermon on Luke 21:20-36 “Re-framing the Narrative: Thinking Backwards this Advent” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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“Most Excellent Theophilus” Rediscovering Advent with Luke

  “Since many have undertaken to set down an orderly account of the events that have been fulfilled among us, just as they were handed on to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word, I too … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “The beginning at the end.” Advent 1C, Luke 21:25-36

“Now when these things begin to take place, stand up and raise your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.” (Luke 21:28) “Do you ever get the feeling the world is coming to an end?” said a friend in response … Continue reading

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“A New Year with the Word Made Flesh” a sermon on John 1:1-14

12/31/2017 Sermon on John 1:1-14 “A New Year with the Word Made Flesh” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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“There is Something about Christmas…”

12/24/2017 Christmas Eve Luke 2:1-20 “There is something about Christmas” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT   BONUS: 12/24/2017 Advent 4 from the Fellowship Hall Luke 1:26-38 “A Word for Mary”

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