Definite, not Detailed, Belief

Feb 13, 2022
I’ve been watching the Olympics on and off this week, and I find it to be both exhilarating and discouraging. The athletic and artistic ability of the participants is exciting and...

Jesus: Our Guy?

Jan 30, 2022
I want to begin today with a story that may be told in Lutheran churches throughout the United States today. That’s because ELCA pastor Katie Hines-Shah shared it in a recent edition...

The Spirit of the Lord is Upon Us, to Bring Good News

Jan 23, 2022
When Jesus looked out at the people gathered in his hometown synagogue, he told them exactly what kind of Messiah he would be. Whether or not they understood what he meant is next week...

A Sign of Love

Jan 16, 2022
Sermon 1-16-2022  Second Sunday after Epiphany  Text: John 2:1-11  Pastor Jean M. Hansen    

Who, and Whose, We Are

Jan 09, 2022
The pastor of a church that I attended for many years often said that we ask ourselves three basic questions, especially in times of uncertainty or transition: Who am I? Why am I here...

Whose Light Will Lead Us?

Jan 02, 2022
King Herod wanted to be the ONE; the person in charge, the powerful, the honored, the worshipped, the adored one, even if it took terrorizing people to make it happen. Most...

A Camping Savior Far from Home

Dec 26, 2021
If I say, especially if I sang, "I'll be home for Christmas," what is the following line?

Who IS Jesus?

Dec 24, 2021
Christmas blessings to each of you! I am so thankful to be gathering for worship both in-person and by the live stream as we celebrate the birth of Jesus again. But, while last year's...