Installing Pastor 2.0

The following is an article I wrote for our November Grace Notes: A couple weeks ago I posted a Facebook status that read, “The Bishop is Installing Me.” A fellow computer-loving friend commented, “remember, before installation, close all programs.” I appreciate this...
The Bishop is Installing Me

The Bishop is Installing Me

Bishop Ann Svennungsen will be doing my installation service at Grace Lutheran Church on November 11 at the 9:00am service. This is a privilege to have the bishop do the installation personally. I began this journey of candidacy in November of 2010. Two years later,...

TRP Passed!

I sat before the Theological Review Panel (TRP) on Monday. This committee exists to screen people who have been ordained in other faith traditions who are seeking to transfer that ordination into the ELCA. Their job is to determine that the transfer candidate will...

Project Updates

As usual, there are many different things going on around here. It has been a while since I listed them off. Here goes… In the Studio: For the past couple months I have been working on a big project for The Discovery Church Children’s Ministry in Denver. I...

My Theological Review Panel Happened

Yesterday I met with my Theological Review Panel (TRP). This was the next step in the ELCA Candidacy process. I’ve been joking that the TRP’s purpose was to determine my LDQ (Lutheran Deficiency Quotient). The panel was extremely gracious and strongly...
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