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Sermons from Augustana Chapel

2008-2009 Academic Year

Faculty, special guests and students preach during LSTC's worship services on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday when classes are in session. This page provides links to some of the sermons they have shared with us.


Date (link to sermon): Preacher (link to faculty page): Message:
Apr 30, 2009 Braham Semmler Smith, LSTC student Coach Jesus
Based on Luke 24: 36b-48
Apr 30, 2009 Joshua D. Ebener, LSTC finalist, James Kenneth Echols Excellence in Preaching Award, 2009 “Evil was not overcome with a strong military, but on a cross”
Based on Romans 12:9-21
Apr 30, 2009 Carrie B. Smith, LSTC finalist, James Kenneth Echols Excellence in Preaching Award, 2009 Marked for Life…Together
Based on Romans 12:9-21
Apr 30, 2009 Kirsten L. Fryer, LSTC finalist, James Kenneth Echols Excellence in Preaching Award, 2009 Created for Harmony
Based on Romans 12:9-21
Apr 27, 2009 Peter Perry, Instructor in Biblical Greek Not by ability or piety, but by the name of Jesus
Based on Acts 3:11-19
Apr 23, 2009 Kristin Engstrom, LSTC student God creates abundant life
Based on John 20:19-31
Apr 21, 2009 Robert C. Dykstra, professor of pastoral theology, Princeton Theological Seminary Doing Little for God
Based on John 19:38-42, John 3:1-17
Apr 20, 2009 Raymond Pickett, Visiting Professor of New Testament Alleluia, Christ is risen!
Based on John 20:19-31
Apr 16, 2009 Jamie Wallace, LSTC Student Based on John 20: 1-18
Apr 8, 2009 Rev. Elizabeth Musselman, Campus Minister, Augustana Lutheran Church, Chicago Wednesday of Holy Week
Based on Isaiah 50:4-9a, Psalm 70, Hebrews 12:1-3, John 13:21-32
Apr 1, 2009 Christine Wenderoth, Director, JKM Library, Associate Professor of Ministry Based on John 12:20-33
Mar 30, 2009 Klaus-Peter Adam, Associate Professor of Old Testament Jeremiah 31:31-34 9 (Jer 38:31-34 LXX )
Based on Jeremiah 31:31-34 9 (Jer 38:31-34 LXX )
Mar 19, 2009 Keith Fry, LSTC student The Foolish Proclamation
Based on 1 Cor. 1:18-31
Mar 12, 2009 Justin Eller, LSTC student Gift of the Cross Road
Based on Mark 8: 31-35
Mar 8, 2009 Rev. Dr. H. George Anderson, former presiding bishop, ELCA Memorial to the Rev. Dr. Robert J. Marshall
Based on Psalm 22:25-31; Romans 4:20-21
Feb 26, 2009 The Rev. Stanley Olson, ELCA Executive Director for Vocation and Education Second day of Lent, 2009
Based on Psalm 25
Feb 25, 2009 Benjamin M. Stewart, Gordon A. Braatz Associate Professor of Worship, Dean of the Chapel Ash Wednesday, 2009
Based on Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21
Feb 23, 2009 Joy McDonald Coltvet, Director for Vocations and Recruitment Transfiguration!
Based on Mark 9:2-9
Feb 19, 2009 Luke Smetters, LSTC Student Jesus Chooses us and Makes us Clean
Based on Mark 1:40-45
Feb 18, 2009 Edgar M. Krentz, Christ Seminary-Seminex Professor Emeritus of New Testament Martin Luther's Death Day - Seminex Sermon
Based on Gal. 5:1, Isaiah 11:1
Feb 16, 2009 Mark P. Bangert, John H. Tietjen Professor of Pastoral Ministry: Worship and Church Music, Emeritus Harold, and Christ Seminary-Seminex
Based on Mark 1:40-45, Gal. 6:14-16
Feb 12, 2009 Margaret Cumings, LSTC student Lifted by Christ's Healing Hand
Based on Mark 1:29-39
Feb 5, 2009 Mary Climer, LSTC student Commemoration of the Martyrs of Japan
Based on Mark 1:21-28
Feb 3, 2009 Craig A. Satterlee, Axel Jacob and Gerda Maria (Swanson) Carlson Chair of Homiletics; Dean, ACTS D.Min. in Preaching Program Stand By to Be Astounded!
Based on Mark 1:21-28
Dec 4, 2008 Megan Sherman-Sporrong, LSTC student Can You Hear the Knocking?
Based on 1 Corinthians 1:3-9
Dec 1, 2008 Craig M. Mueller, Interim Associate Director of Spiritual Formation Look Both Ways
Based on Isaiah 64: 1-9; Mark 13:24-37
Nov 20, 2008 Josh Ebener, LSTC student Uncertain Times. We Live in assurance.
Based on 1 Thessalonians 5
Nov 17, 2008 Edgar M. Krentz, Christ Seminary-Seminex Professor Emeritus of New Testament If these things are in the green tree, what shall be done in the dry?
Based on Zeph 1:7, 12-18, 1 Thess 5:1-11, Matt 25:14-30
Nov 12, 2008 Ralph W. Klein, Christ Seminary-Seminex Professor Emeritus of Old Testament Based on Matthew 25:1-13
Nov 7, 2008 The Rev. Susan Davenport, member of the LSTC Board of Directors Upon the Installation of the LSTC Board of Directors, November 2008
Based on Revelation 7: 9-17
Nov 6, 2008 Nanette Dehnke, LSTC student It's about Trusting God
Based on Matthew 23: 1-12
Nov 5, 2008 Richard J. Perry, Jr., Professor of Church and Society and Urban Ministry; Director of the Urban Ministry Program Jesus Calls Us Out
Based on Matthew 23: 1-12
Oct 30, 2008 Michelle Magee, LSTC student On the eve of Reformation Day
Based on Matthew 22: 34-46
Oct 27, 2008 Christine Wenderoth, Director, JKM Library, Associate Professor of Ministry Which Commandment is the Greatest?
Based on Matthew 22: 34-46
Oct 23, 2008 Ellen A. Mills, LSTC student On the feast of James of Jerusalem
Based on Matthew 13:54-58
Oct 22, 2008 Joy McDonald Coltvet, Director for Vocations and Recruitment To God the things that are God's
Based on Matthew 22
Oct 16, 2008 Sarah Semmler Smith, LSTC student In anxious times: Pray, Breathe
Based on Philippians 4: 1-9
Oct 9, 2008 The Rev. Daniel B. Ward, M.Div. LSTC Class of 1978, Pastor, St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 55 Wilbur Blvd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 A Day in the Life of Vineyard Workers
Based on Matthew 20: 1-16
Oct 2, 2008 Emily Carson, LSTC student Good news: Jesus embodies humility.
Based on Philippians 2: 1-13
Oct 1, 2008 Edgar M. Krentz, Christ Seminary-Seminex Professor Emeritus of New Testament Lex semper accusat
Based on Matthew 21-22
Sep 29, 2008 Kurt K. Hendel, Bernard, Fischer, Westberg Distinguished Ministry Professor of Reformation History Faithful Obedience
Based on Matthew 21: 23-32
Sep 25, 2008 Timothy Brown, LSTC student Boasting in Christ
Based on Philippians 1:21-27
Sep 22, 2008 Barbara Rossing, Professor of New Testament "Climate Change—Vulnerability, Lament and Promise"
Based on Jonah 3:4-4:13
Sep 18, 2008 Joy Stuber Alsop, LSTC student God's presence is the heart/center of the christian/seminary community enabling and strengthening us to live and forgive.
Based on Matthew 18: 21-35
Sep 17, 2008 Rosanne Swanson, Visiting Lecturer of Pastoral Theology Homily
Based on Matthew, Chapter 18
Sep 15, 2008 Peter Vethanayagamony, Associate Professor of Modern Church History and Director of D.Min. Program Christian: The Forgiven and Forgiving Christ's Disciple
Based on Matthew 18
Sep 11, 2008 Jennifer Renema, LSTC student Where were you?
Based on Romans 13:8-14
Sep 8, 2008 Louise Williams, LSTC Director, Spiritual Formation Homily, "The World is Broken"
Based on Matthew 18: 15-20
Sep 4, 2008 Carrie Smith, LSTC Student Gold Medal Christians
Based on Matthew 16: 24-25
Sep 2, 2008 Craig A. Satterlee, Axel Jacob and Gerda Maria (Swanson) Carlson Chair of Homiletics; Dean, ACTS D.Min. in Preaching Program God Sets Our Hands Apart!
Based on Matthew 16: 21-28
Aug 27, 2008 Kirsten Fryer, LSTC Student Beyond Gold Medal Moments
Based on Matthew 16: 13-20
Aug 24, 2008 Terry Baeder, Director of Field Education Welcome to LSTC
Based on Matthew 16: 13-20

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