Pastor’s blog – June 2022

Luther’s Small Catechism During July, I will be offering a sermon series on Luther’s Small Catechism.  The intent of this work published by Martin Luther in 1529 was to help parents teach their children the basics of the Christian faith.  Luther’s Small Catechism is...

Pastor’s blog – April 2022

The problem with Easter The season of spring will soon be upon us.  It’s a beautiful time of the year as birds sing louder, trees are budding, and flowers are blooming.  We say goodbye to dark and cold days and welcome in the newness.  This is the cycle of seasons we...

Preparing for Lent 2022

Our Lenten Journey begins on Ash Wednesday, March 2nd.  That evening, from the 10th chapter of John, we will hear Jesus say: I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.  It’s a powerful statement, but what kind of abundance is Jesus talking about?  I don’t...

Pastor’s Blog – February 2022

God in the difficult Some things in life are just downright hard.  I thought fixing the heating problem in our home would be simple, but it wasn’t.  I thought replacing our bathroom vanity would not be a big deal, but it was.  I thought programming a new remote...

Entering the Gospel of John

Every year in our home we have a Chrismon tree.  Hanging from the branches of the Frasier Fir are crosses made out of white beads, crocheted crosses, gold crowns, paper stars, Chi Rho ornaments, and delicate angels.  And around this time every year, I begin thinking...

Pastor’s blog – October 2021

Stuck in Traffic The other day I was traveling on I-64 when suddenly everything came to a halt.  These days, it seems like a common occurrence on an interstate.  This time, I could actually see what the situation was.  There was an accident about 15 cars in front of...