January 8
There's a lot of crazy stuff going on in the world right now. There are talks of war with Iran, which some are calling a potential World War 3. Read More
January 1
I don't think there is a better holiday that reflects Lutheran theology than New Year's Day. On the first day of the year we talk about fresh starts, the potential for new beginnings, and a clean slate. (That sure sounds like Lutheran theology to me!) Read More
December 18
My latest obsession is Fred Rogers. A few weeks back, Gina and I went to see the movie A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood and I've been thinking about it ever since. I think I watched the Mr. Rogers show on occasion as a kid, but I never knew that much about him or the show. Read More
December 11
My church loves a challenge. A few weeks back, we were a couple weeks late kicking-off our annual Thanksgiving food drive, so we committed to do about half of what we usually do, thinking there was no way we could collect as much as we had in the past. Read More
December 4
The other day I did a very adult thing - I vacuumed up my leaves. I turned my leaf blower into a vacuum and filled up the collection bag a good four or five times. I stood in front of my house and beamed with pride as I surveyed my 1/4-acre, leaf-free kingdom! Read More