7785 E Leavenworth Rd Leavenworth, WA 98826 (509) 548-7278 Current Position/Vocation/Location Professor of New Testament and co-director of Environmental Ministry Emphasis – Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago Relevant Publications by Speaker ·       “And God Saw That It Was Good: Reflections on a Theology of Creation,” in Creation-Not ForRead More → 1436 Park Avenue Racine, WI 53403 (262) 633-5438 Current Position/Vocation/Location Retired Professor of New Testament, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago Director, Lutherans Restoring Creation: Relevant Publications by Speaker ·       Editor, Earth and Word: Classic Sermons on Saving the Planet (Continuum Press, 2007). ·       Editor with Norman HabelRead More →

Lutherans Restoring Creation (“LRC”) has arisen out of a long Lutheran tradition of reflection and action on addressing environmental concerns from the perspective of our faith and theology. LRC began with the efforts of a small, dedicated network that has existed in one form or another, since 1997, “Lutheran EarthkeepingRead More →

Sermon by Paul Santmire The First Sunday after Christmas in Year C (January 3, 2016) First Reading: Jeremiah 31:7-14 Psalm: Psalm 147:12-20 Second Reading: Ephesians 1:3-12 Gospel: John 1: [1-9] 10-18 Theme: Your God Isn’t Small Enough Text: “No one has ever seen God. It is God the only Son,Read More →