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  • Jay Winters

    Contributing sermons since May 30, 2006
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University Lutheran - Tallahassee
Tallahassee, Florida 32304
850 224 6059

About Jay
  • Education: B.A. English - Concordia University, Seward NE M. Div. - Concordia Seminary, St. Louis MO
  • Experience: Jay has been a pastor since July 22nd, 2007.
  • Family: Jay Winters is currently single.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: 7 hours. 7 hours of practice every week. No more, no less.
  • Books that have had an impact: Ragamuffin Gospel, Preaching to a Postmodern World
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Jesus really does love you.
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  • Inheritance Or Identity?

    Contributed on Jul 7, 2016
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    The parable of the Good Samaritan is a parable about identity couched in the lawyer's question about inheritance. Both are ours in Christ, but one is more important than the other.

    Inheritance or identity? The parable of the Good Samaritan is one of those passages that we could probably all recite from memory if we had to. We know what happens - a man is traveling along the road, he is ambushed, left for dead, and then two religious guys are too busy or otherwise concerned ...read more

  • How Real Is The Holy Spirit?

    Contributed on May 30, 2015
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    Talking about MTV's the Real World and True Life shows, as well as the act of directing and producing as a way of getting at the truth of who the Holy Spirit is.

    In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, the Holy Three in One who sent the Holy Spirit that we might know His truth. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, MTV gave us our first ever "reality show", a thing called "The Real World" that came out in 1992. The first "Real ...read more

  • What Kind Of A Legacy Will You Leave?

    Contributed on Jun 29, 2008
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    Peter and Paul Sunday is one in which we celebrate the legacies of these apostles, but they would remind us that we only that we celebrate Christ’s legacy in our lives.

    In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, the Holy Three In One who has reserved for us the crown of righteousness. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This year, over 600 students at Florida State are going to be the first people in their families to go to college. ...read more

  • How's Your Karma Doing?

    Contributed on Jun 28, 2008
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    You might think "How’s your karma doing?" is an odd sermon title for a Lutheran pastor. You would be right in thinking that, we don’t believe in karma, we believe in grace.

    In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, the Holy Three In One Who has justified us apart from our works. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Two Sundays ago I was in Tampa, Florida at the Campus Mission Confabulation, a ministry conference on how to effectively do ...read more

  • Are You Religious Or Spiritual?

    Contributed on Jun 28, 2008
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    This week the texts seem to revolve around the idea that you can’t be "religious" but not "spiritual". It sounds like that tired line, "I’m spiritual but not religious". In the Gospel reading, I think it is interesting how Jesus heals both someone who wou

    In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, the Holy Three in One who has come to call sinners home. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Up to 10 percent of the world’s population that does not attend church on a regular basis describes itself as “spiritual, but not ...read more

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  • Mtv Gave Us Our First Ever "Reality Show", A ...

    Contributed on May 30, 2015
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    MTV gave us our first ever "reality show", a thing called "The Real World" that came out in 1992. The first "Real World" cast sought to show us what happens when you put seven strangers in a house together, and quote, "people stop being polite, and start being real". And the world sat there, glued ...read more

  • There Was Once A Preacher Who Was Traveling ...

    Contributed on Apr 2, 2009
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    There was once a preacher who was traveling between cities. He had lived in cities all of his life. He could tell you how to find a good parking spot, what neighborhoods to avoid within the city, and how to avoid traffic by using the backstreets. He was a smart guy with plenty of personality, ...read more

  • There Are A Couple Of Dna Projects Out There ...

    Contributed on Apr 2, 2009
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    There are a couple of DNA projects out there that have captured the attention and imagination of many people. The first of them is called 23 and Me. It's a project that you can sign up for and pay $400 to be a part of, and for $400 they send you a little kit that you put a DNA sample onto and ...read more

  • There Is Another Dna Project Out There. It Is ...

    Contributed on Apr 2, 2009
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    There is another DNA project out there. It is called the International HapMap Project. The goal of the international HapMap Project is similar to 23 and Me, but instead of telling you who you are it seeks to go back into your history way back. You see the HapMap project is trying to isolate ...read more

  • Saving One Saves Many

    Contributed on Jun 29, 2008
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    SAVING ONE SAVES MANY Sir Nicholas Winton was a stockbroker in 1938 when Hitler's troops began to march into Czechoslovakia. In his gut he knew that something evil was underfoot. He quit his job as a stockbroker and began to charter trains, raise money, and transport Jewish children out of ...read more