I had the opportunity to co-preach with my friend and colleague Josh Evans this past weekend. We preached at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Chicago at both their South Loop and...

This was my Senior Chapel Sermon at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago preached on Monday March 14, 2016.  The Scripture reading was “The Anointing at Bethany” found in the...

“When the rain comes it seems that everyone hasgone awayWhen the night falls you wonder if you shouldn’tfind someplaceTo run and hideEscape the painBut hiding’s such a lonely thing to do”...

This is a sermon I preached on September 22 for my preaching class Encountering the Living Word at LSTC.  The Scripture I was assigned was Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23, a sermon for Ordinary Time...

[Reflection written on 10/18/2015] I saw this inscription on my way to take the Red Line back to my apartment after visiting Shedd Aquarium in the South Loop with my roommate...

Now that things are a little more settled with move-in I’m dividing my time between unpacking and working on my Endorsement Essay, for the second phase of the ordination process in...

Now that I’ve officially taken up residence in Chicago I hope to write about my experiences from time to time.  I’ll label them all “The Chicago Files” for easy reference. 3...