Author: Eric Waters

Eric Waters is an Associate Pastor at Upper Arlington Lutheran Church in Columbus, Ohio. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Yale Divinity School, and earned his Doctorate of Ministry in Biblical Preaching through Luther Seminary. Eric and his wife Michelle have been blessed with five children.

Preaching the Law in My Pastoral Setting

Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them … and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. – Matthew 28:19–20 [1] Jesus commissioned his apostles to carry on his mission to the ends of the earth. That mission includes bringing people to new life through the sacrament of baptism, and teaching […]

Review of Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ

[1] Everything about this movie was unexpected. [2] I expected the scourging and crucifixion, and was prepared for their horror. I did not expect the constant shoving, pushing, slapping, striking, punching, hitting, whipping, stoning, and spitting, and was unprepared for their torment. [3] I expected the fountains of blood. I did not expect the constant […]