Tag Archives: ELCA

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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Church: Time to Wake Up!

Church, do we have a problem?  Or rather, people- does the church have a problem?  I recently was blessed to be able to attend a retreat for the Deans in our Synod with the bishop and his staff.  I found … Continue reading

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This is my body

When we celebrate communion the following words or something like them are usually said, “In the night in which he was betrayed, our Lord Jesus took bread, gave thanks, broke it and gave it to his disciples saying take and … Continue reading

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A Pastor is…

After a wonderful conversation- one that I hope keeps going about what the Church is to be I wanted to invite some conversation and insight into the role of the pastor in your understanding of what the church is to … Continue reading

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Remember you are dust…

We are about to partake in one of my favorite nights of the year- Ash Wednesday.  Though it may sound a bit odd, I thoroughly enjoy the day and the service that we will be celebrating.  Heck, I even enjoy … Continue reading

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