Preaching contest

Preaching contest

One of the following young preachers will deliver the closing sermon of the LWF Assembly. This their opportunity to inspire church leaders and delegates of every LWF member church as they head home from the Assembly. Who will it be? Watch the one minute video excerpt from the sermon and give it a rating from one to five (one star being the lowest rating and five the highest). Don’t forget to click save. Votes close 30 March.  

Seth Nelson

Rev. Seth Nelson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Sermon: The Spirit Bears Fruit Between Nations
Der Geist trägt Früchte unter den Völkern
El Espíritu produce fruto entre las naciones
L’Esprit porte ses fruits entre les nations

Jeffrey Brown

Rev Jeffrey Brown of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Sermon: A Christianity that looks like Jesus again
Eine Christenheit, die Jesus gleicht
Un cristianismo nuevamente a la imagen de Jesús  
Une chrétienté à nouveau à l’image de Jésus

Lydia Posselt

Rev. Lydia Posselt of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Sermon: The Jesus parade
Die Jesus-Parade (Im Gefolge von Jesus)
El desfile de Jesús
Le cortège de Jésus

Jessica Cain

Rev. Jessica Cain of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Sermon: The Spirit Tree
Der Baum des Heiligen Geistes
El árbol del Espíritu
L’arbre de l’Esprit

Amanda Diller

Rev. Amanda Diller of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Sermon: Freed from the Cage
Aus dem Käfig befreit
Libres de la jaula
Libérés de la cage

Pamela Milbratz

Rev. Pamela Milbratz of the Evangelical Church of the Lutheran Confession in Brazil
 

Sermon: Grace of God - a new way to dance
Die Gnade Gottes – eine neue Art zu tanzen
La gracia de Dios – una nueva forma de danzar
La grâce de Dieu – une nouvelle manière de danser

Emily Johnson

Rev. Emily Johnson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Sermon: Tree of Life
Der Baum des Lebens
Árbol de vida
L’arbre de vie

Courtney Young

Rev. Courtney Young of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Sermon: Laying down our freedom
Unsere Freiheit hergeben
Deponer nuestra libertad
Démissionner notre Liberté

Gisle Sørhus

Mr Gisle Sørhus of the Church of Norway

Sermon: Mercy, meaning and an evil world
Barmherzigkeit, Sinnhaftigkeit eine böse Welt
El significado de Misericordia y un mundo malvado
Pitié, sens et un monde mauvais

Joel Andrés Nagel

Rev Joel Andrés Nagel of the Evangelical Church of the River Plate

Sermon: Una vida en el Espíritu, liberados por Cristo: Gracia, llamado y desafío
A life in the Spirit, freed by Christ: Grace, call and challenge
Ein Leben in Heiligen Geist, befreit durch Christus: Gnade, Berufung und Herausforderung
Une vie dans l’Esprit, libérés par le Christ: grâce, appel et défi