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I have returned! What a great experience I had in Israel. I was so blessed to be able to go.

As I typed my annual pastor’s report for this past year, I reflected on a part of my trip, the climb for Mt. 611 more words


When we gather

I’m pretty sure that November is all about gathering and thanksgiving.  December is so manic, with all of the shopping, parties, and driving back and forth.  215 more words


If you haven't yet...

If you haven’t yet–do read our book for this month’s challenge.  The Year of Living Like Jesus by Ed Dobson.  I believe we will have some good discussions on this when we gather and chat over coffee on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 10 am. 72 more words

Lutheran Blogs

Why do we feel guilty about doing nothing?

As I read our book on the biblical understand of Sabbath, I have to wonder why we do not all take a day, or even a half day, to do–well–nothing. 62 more words

Our next book is...

Much shorter.  And perhaps on the surface seems less deep–but once you pick it up, you will see… this little book, Sabbath by Abraham Heschel, is NOT light! 58 more words


2012 is nearing a close... but challenges continue!

As I have blogged before, for 2013, we will be starting a new challenge–and if you want to make this your New Year’s resolution, it’s a good one! 172 more words

A new year, a new challenge

For a few weeks now, I have been thinking and thinking about a new challenge for 2013.  What could it be?  What could top reading the entire Bible in one year? 229 more words