The Authority of Breath

This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached this morning. The gospel text was Matthew 21:23-32.  Let’s take a minute, and breathe. Get comfortable. Quiet your mind. Close your eyes. Relax. And breathe. Breathe in and out. Breathe slowly and comfortably. Feel the Holy Spirit enter you as you inhale, filling you up. … Continue reading The Authority of Breath

Breathe the Resurrection (Vigil of Easter)

I preached four times this weekend, during the "Great Three Days" worship service that lasts from Thursday evening through Sunday morning. In current Evangelical Lutheran liturgical understanding, this is one long service that begins with Maundy Thursday and ends with the Vigil of Easter. Click here for Maundy Thursday. Click here for Good Friday. Click here … Continue reading Breathe the Resurrection (Vigil of Easter)