What is Lutheran Worship?

What is Lutheran Worship?

Reformation Sunday happens this weekend. It is the time when Lutherans tend to wear red and celebrate what a wild and outspoken monk named Martin did 501 years ago in Germany. He was willing to speak truth to power and face the consequences of doing so. We are in the...
God in the End

God in the End

We come to the end of our Summer Worship Series this weekend. We have journeyed through section four of Brian McLaren’s book We Make the Road by Walking. This series is called Alive and we have explored how the Holy Spirit empowers us to move into deeper levels of...
Why the Incarnation is So Important

Why the Incarnation is So Important

I had another convergence experience this morning. It was the convergence of our text for this week, John 3:1-21, with Richard Rohr’s daily meditation, and the presentation I made to our 9th graders this past Sunday. First, our text records the conversation between...
Encounter the Other #REA17 #visualnotes

Encounter the Other #REA17 #visualnotes

I had the privilege to spend this past weekend with religious educators from all over the world at the Annual Conference of the Religious Educators Association. We gathered at the Union Station Hotel in St. Louis, MO. Our theme was “Encounter” This is a generous,...
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