Looking Forward to a New Year

What has life been like this past year? Busy! Both personally and vocationally, it's been a full, rewarding year.


Freed in Christ: Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Adopted by a more than two-thirds majority vote as a social statement of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America by the third Churchwide Assembly on August 31, 1993, at Kansas City, Missouri. Part of a series on the Social Statements of the ELCA. A complete copy of this social statement can be found here. There … Continue reading Freed in Christ: Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

The Death Penalty

In this social statement, the ELCA examines the arguments for and against the death penalty, and attempts to address the needs of a broken, violent world struggling to fashion order out of chaos.

Sermon–May 11, 2014–Easter 4A

Fourth Sunday in Easter A Preached at Faith Lutheran Church, Three Lakes, WI. Acts 2:42-47 Psalm 23 1 Peter 2:19-25 John 10:1-10 Yesterday, AMC showed the movie, “The Last Samurai”. Leaving behind the issue I have with a movie made in 2003 being shown on a channel called “American Movie Classics”, it's actually a pretty … Continue reading Sermon–May 11, 2014–Easter 4A