So when we push you to be in worship more often than you currently do, it is for no other reason than we want the best for you.
The season of Advent is awesome. It is pastoral. It exemplifies what faith is. It names the reality of our Christian walk. Advent is a season where we celebrate what is […]
Often when there is an interesting article in our local paper’s religion page, folks mention it to me to make sure I read it or to inquire what I think. This […]
What is your problem? Its an abrasive question. Only had someone ask it of me a few times as I usually go out of my way not to offend or […]
I had a great conversation today with a devoted member of SLC that I want to share. The conversation started with a question, “Pastor, I know God dwells in us but […]
We had fun in worship last Sunday bringing in some Seahawks Super Bowl enthusiasm – a “Priest Mode” children’s sermon and some other quips and one-liners. I brought in some […]
One of the core beliefs of Martin Luther and the other reformers when they split from the Catholic Church in the 1500’s was that people should be able to read […]
Sometimes I think I am raising cynics! Their biggest criticism when we are watching a movie or something that ends in a “sappy” way is, “that is SO cheesy!” Sometimes […]
My pastoral concern and reason for writing this blog is that often I hear from my flock that a Christian they know has questioned their salvation because they have not been Baptized as an adult-immersion style.
I’m not too familiar with Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, our relatively new Presiding Bishop of the ELCA, but I found this article helpful and I agree whole heartedly with her concluding […]