I don't wish you happiness in life

I don’t wish you happiness in life

But I do wish the graduates of 2015 “a future with hope.”

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What are we protecting

What are we protecting?

Are questions of institutional survival the right questions?

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A day to honor their sacrifice

A day to honor their sacrifice

Memorial Day observances are part of a national grief process.

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Sweet Spirit Think again

‘Sweet Spirit’? Better think again

The bestowal of the Holy Spirit is not for the weak of heart.

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Do we want to be transformed

‘He ascended into heaven’

But Jesus left us with his word to teach us continually.

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God’s amazing surprises

God’s amazing surprises

We hear God’s promises but often are surprised when they happen.

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Time to reassess our mission

Time to reassess our mission

In the midst of change, new members might no longer be the goal.

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Who was old-man McCorkle

Who was old-man McCorkle?

And other pressing questions of identity for Trinity Sunday.

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What are we protecting

What are we protecting?

Are questions of institutional survival the right questions?

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Blogs

Posts by ELCA members offering a variety of viewpoints and opinions.

Weeds among the wheat

Weeds among the wheat

I write knowing that many among us live in areas hit hard with natural disasters -- flooding along the Missouri River and tornadoes in places like Joplin, Mo.

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