A Fallen Ranger

Some may read this and scoff. How can people mourn the death of someone they never met?


Living in Community

It’s almost as if God knows how hard it is to live in community with one another.

Sermon–February 23, 2014–Epiphany 7A

Seventh Sunday after Epiphany A Preached at Faith Lutheran Church, Three Lakes, WI. Leviticus 19:1-8 Psalm 119:33-46 1 Corinthians 3:10-23 Matthew 5:38-48 Last summer, I worked for six weeks as a counselor for Trinity Lutheran Seminary's Summer Seminary Sampler, a program that invites high school youth from across the country to live on campus, engage … Continue reading Sermon–February 23, 2014–Epiphany 7A

Visitors to the Table

I sat down at a small round table in the fellowship hall where two visitors munched on coffee cake and sipped Kool-Aid. I had met them earlier in the hallway; their friend, a member of the congregation and the one who had invited them to our church in the first place needed help answering a … Continue reading Visitors to the Table