12 March 2017 – Second Sunday of Lent

The Rev. Dr. Austin Leininger Sermon of the 2nd Sunday of Lent 12 March 2017 Readings: Genesis 12:1-4a Psalm 121 Romans 4:1-5, 13-17 John 3:1-17 Learning to see the world in a new way can be remarkably difficult, and in a lot of ways, it’s even harder to describe! But it is the core of … [Read more…]

5 March 2017 – First Sunday of Lent

The Rev. Dr. Austin Leininger Sermon of the First Sunday of Lent 5 March 2017 Readings: Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 Psalm 32 Romans 5:12-19 Matthew 4:1-11 Wow… some heavy readings today! I grew up steeped in an evangelical theology that was very Augustinian, and this morning’s readings recall a lot of baggage for me that I’ve … [Read more…]