Articles

The Wonder of Christmas

CHRISTMAS – AT HOME IN THE WONDER OF BETHLEHEM K. Chesterton once wrote: This at least seems to me to be the main problem for (those who would understand life)…How can we contrive to be at once astonished at the world and yet at home in it?  How can this world give us...

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Opening Ourselves to Awe

O Lord, our Sovereign, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. When I look at the heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars that you have established; what are human beings that you are mindful of them,...

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Darkwood Brew

On February 10, 2013, I had the privilege of being one of two guests for first episode of the Evolving Universe, Evolving Faith series on Darkwood Brew — an internet television show. The other guest for that episode was Grace Wolf-Chase, an astronomer at Adler...

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The Beginning of Wisdom

Hallelujah! I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, in the congregation. Great are the deeds of the Lord! They are studied by all who delight in them. His work is full of majesty and splendor, and his righteousness endures...

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The Haunting Allure of Jesus

The Haunting Allure of Jesus

Joseph Sittler preached this sermon at the 1982 Commencement of Trinity Lutheran Seminary. It was first published in the Trinity Seminary Review Fall 1982 issue (Vol. 4, Number 2), and is used here by permission. In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the...

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