Jesus Was Born in a Stable of Dung

Leave it to Jerome: Jesus Was Born in a Stable of Dung. Jerome: He found no room in the Holy of Holies that shone with gold, precious stones, pure silk and silver. He is not born in the midst of gold and riches, but in the midst of dung, in a stable where our sins […]

Maundy Thursday 2010 The Given Word

Maundy Thursday 2010 This sermon is a revision of the CPH series sermon for this year on the Words of Christ from the cross.  To that end, I’m not going to include the text because of potential copyright questions.  However, here it is in audio format.  Enjoy! -LL Mandatum2010

Do Pastors Dream of Electric Sheep?

It should come as no surprise to anyone who knows me that I am a techno-nerd from way back.  Worked at a computer store in the 1980s.  Had Radio Shack Model 1 parts strewn around my room at home through high school.  Bought a laptop before laptops were cool.  And so forth. One of my […]

St. Michael Liturgical Conference

Sept. 29, 2008 at Redeemer, Ft. Wayne Theme: Preaching in the Midst of Holy Things Keynote Address: Dr. Fabrizius will lead the participants into a deeper appreciation of the rhythms, emphasis, and context of preaching in the midst of the Divine Service, with practical suggestions both about how to preach and how to hear. Workshop […]

Preaching from the Whole Bible, by Bo Giertz

This little volume, recently republished by Lutheran Legacy Publishing, is a delightful resource for churches and pastors that use the historic lectionary. It’s 141 pages, and costs only $15. There are two pages on each Sunday of the Church Year. In it he takes a doctrine that the Sunday proclaims, has 20-30 Scripture references in […]