My concern is that some, upon encountering a harsh or difficult saying, will let that particular saying cover or color the whole of one’s understand of Jesus.
“How did you come to visit Silverdale Lutheran?” I asked a new, now very faithful and connected couple, over a latte at a local coffee shop. Their reply was amazing […]
Maybe we should look at faith practices as faith fuelings.
Recently, in two separate conversations, I had someone my age state that if they had not grown up in the church, they probably would not be interested because of the […]
On this eve of the 4th, as I painfully try and stay engaged in the world of policy and politics, I offer some thoughts on where I’m at when it […]
I’m a little behind in getting this out but I still wanted to offer some “take homes” from this year’s Lay School of Theology on CS Lewis by Rev. Ron […]
Recently, a member of SLC inquired about our practice of limiting Communion to those who are baptized. Their child had brought a guest to worship and they were not sure […]
There is no way to preach the Gospel without words.
I love teaching the Foundations class. I especially love working with people who are newly coming to the faith or returning after a hiatus because these folks often have challenging […]
I hear a lot of talk today about grace and welcome. We rightly celebrate these words and talk of them abounds both locally and nationally in our church. We often […]