The Good News is New Life!

Easter Sunday Mark 16:1-8 Alleluia! Christ is Risen! Encountering the unexpected is scary! It can be especially challenging when you have preconceived expectations that do not match up with the reality of the truth that you encounter. I am sure that at one point in your lives you could relate. Whether moving and starting at… Continue reading The Good News is New Life!

God’s Promise of Forgiveness

March 18, 2018 Jeremiah 31:31-34 Every Master of Divinity student in the ELCA is required to take CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education). Usually this occurs after your first year of seminary. During CPE you become a chaplain, usually in a hospital setting, and care for patients as they encounter various health related issues. I had the… Continue reading God’s Promise of Forgiveness

God’s Promise of New Life

Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 What’s in a name? Companies will spend millions of dollars in research and product testing to determine what names will get the best reaction and eventually make them the most money. Now, we don’t do that when we are choosing the names of our children. We may float them by a few… Continue reading God’s Promise of New Life