The Promise of Peace

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December 23, 2012 – Fourth Sunday of Advent University Presbyterian Church of Tempe, Arizona Scripture: Micah 5.2-5a and Luke 1.39-55 The text for this sermon is also available in PDF by clicking here. © 2012 by The Rev. Eric O. Ledermann. All rights reserved. Used by permission. While much of Western Christian tradition places heaven … Continue reading “The Promise of Peace”

A Good Word – A Collection of Sermons in Response to the Sandy Hook Massacre

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I highly recommend this collection of some of the sermons that were preached Dec. 16th in the aftermath of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut—assembled by my friend Landon and made available as a free PDF download at his blog site: http://landonwhitsitt.com/2012/12/22/free-ebook-a-good-word-sermons-prayers-and-liturgies-in-response-to-the-shooting-at-sandy-hook-elementary/ He has graciously included my sermon and many others … Continue reading “A Good Word – A Collection of Sermons in Response to the Sandy Hook Massacre”

The Promise of Joy: A Response to the Massacre in Connecticut

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President Obama pauses while addressing the nation from the White House briefing room the afternoon of the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. (Dec. 14, 2012) Below is the sermon I preached on December 16, 2012 at University Presbyterian Church, the third Sunday in Advent, in response to the shooting massacre … Continue reading “The Promise of Joy: A Response to the Massacre in Connecticut”