Tag Archives: Advent Lutheran Church

Mission Possible

I was asked to write something about Mission Development and Redevelopment – here it is. I need to make a confession.  I love the church.  I love the idea of the church- the promise of community coming together and the … Continue reading

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I Just want to be God

Here’s a confession: part of me wishes I was God and God wasn’t.  It’s true.  I feel kind of weird putting that thought to paper but the more I think about it I come to this conclusion- life would be … Continue reading

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Holy Moments…Holy Ground

“Come no closer! Remove the sandals from your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground.” (Exodus 3:5) I consider my vocation to be the most amazing in the world.  Time and again I am reminded … Continue reading

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Blessed to be a Blessing

“…All the peoples on earth will be blessed through you and your offspring.  Look, I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go…” (Genesis 28:14b-15a)   I was struck this morning as I read the assigned text … Continue reading

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Beers, Hymns, Community Together

Last night we hosted our first Beers and Hymns at Right Brain Brewery in Traverse City.  This was by no means an original idea as other churches and bodies have done this in various places across the country and even … Continue reading

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Holy Moments in Holy Week

    My week has been filled with amazing moments of grace…I wanted to share a little. It was one of those things- those things that will never ever leave me.  Sunday night, at the end of our Palm Sunday … Continue reading

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A Week in this Life

Recently, Clint Schnekloth posted the challenge to clergy colleagues to blog their week.  I decided that this week would be just as good as any to document and think about what goes on in this vocation as well as in … Continue reading

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