Saying yes while living no

Saying ‘yes’ while living ‘no’

Perhaps we found that walking the way of Christ was too hard.

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The toll of Ebola in Liberia

The toll of Ebola in Liberia

Along with the deaths come fear, isolation and corruption.

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Its just not fair

‘It’s just not fair!’

Fair or not, God’s grace comes simply because we desperately need it.

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Hildegard’s legacy lives on

Hildegard’s legacy lives on

She is an inspiration from a time when women had few rights.

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Healthcare for Tanzanian babies

Healthcare for Tanzanian babies

Despite the challenges, the care for sick children is improving.

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Food drive benefits pantries

A food drive benefits pantries

On “God’s work. Our hands.” Sunday, 15 congregations took part.

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Do we miss hell

Do we miss hell?

I’m not sure, as a church, we’ve figured out what to do without it.

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The persistent ugliness of racism

The persistent ugliness of racism

It’s like an alcoholic who affects all who live in the house.

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Blogs

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

Found in translation

Found in translation

If I could live another life I would go to seminary to learn my own Greek and Hebrew, and I would go through every text in the Bible and translate for myself all the references to sex.

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Unclean! Unclean!

Unclean! Unclean!

As if it weren’t bad enough to be burdened with such a disfiguring condition, a leper also had to bear the responsibility of reminding others how contagious they could be, what an outcast they were.

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