Month: May 2017

Unity in Christ

May 28, 2017 John 17:1-11 I am going to let you in on a little secret! I get a little uncomfortable when people do not get along with one another. At times, I can just walk away from the situation and perhaps pray for… Continue Reading “Unity in Christ”

Are You an Advocate?

John 14:15-21 When you grow up as a white heterosexual male in a middle-class family most everything you need is within your grasp. You are in the majority and there is very little that you can do to erase that privilege you receive when… Continue Reading “Are You an Advocate?”


May 14, 2017 John 14:1-14 About ten years ago, I was entranced into the candidacy process for the ELCA. I did not know what God had in store for me in the future. In the present, I sensed a call to ordained ministry and… Continue Reading “Who?”

Life of Abundance

May 7, 2017 John 10:1-10 What does it mean to have an abundant life? Is it something that is promised only in the future? Or, is it something that we can live into right here and now? This Sunday has come to be known… Continue Reading “Life of Abundance”

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders: A Review

Be prepared for you mind to be stretched and your heart to be tugged. Many of us wonder what it must be like once we leave this earthly world at the time of our death. As a Christian, I have faith in the Risen… Continue Reading “Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders: A Review”

Christ Shows Up!

Luke 24:13-35 We were walking long before we got into cars to drive anywhere. Walking was Jesus’ and the disciples chief form of transportation. Walking is healthy and can burn a lot of calories. No wonder we have many stories of Jesus sitting down… Continue Reading “Christ Shows Up!”