We've Read it Wrong

In this sermon on John 4, the story of the Samaritan woman at the well, David Lose proposes a fresh reading of the text that is more hopeful than we have assumed.

Preacher: David Lose
Text: John 4:1-42
Presented by: The Institute for Youth Ministry
Sermon from the 2015 Forum on Youth Ministry




David J. Lose was called as senior pastor of Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis in 2017. From July 2014 to June 2017, he served as president of Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. Before that, he held the Marbury E. Anderson Chair in Biblical Preaching at Luther Seminary, where he also served as the Director of the Center for Biblical Preaching. He is the author of Preaching at the Crossroads: How the World -- and Our Preaching -- Is Changing (2013), Making Sense of the Cross (2011), Making Sense of the Christian Faith (2010), Making Sense of Scripture (2009), and Confessing Jesus Christ: Preaching in a Postmodern World (2003). He speaks widely in the United States and abroad on preaching, Christian faith in a postmodern world, and biblical interpretation.