A Time Of Transition

A Time Of Transition

Thine the truly thine the yes thine the table we the guest thine the mercy all from thee thine the glory yet to be then the ringing and the singing then the end of all the war thine the living thine the loving evermore evermore.—ELW 826 I decided to start my article...
We Will Make Music Together Again

We Will Make Music Together Again

Lift ev’ry voice and sing till earth and heaven ring, ring with the harmonies of liberty. Let our rejoicing rise high as the list’ning skies, let it resound loud as the rolling sea. Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us; sing a...
In The End, The Beginning

In The End, The Beginning

“It is finished.” ~John 19:30 “He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that he might come to have first place in everything. For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him God was pleased to reconcile to himself all things,...
Leaving Tradition Living Tradition

Leaving Tradition Living Tradition

I recently attended a meeting with our Synod Staff and lay and rostered leaders from around the state. We were discussing the upcoming Synod Assembly and brainstorming together about themes and speakers for this event. Our new Bishop’s Associate Juan Carlos, who is...
Seeing Clearly: Grace Upon Grace

Seeing Clearly: Grace Upon Grace

“And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace and truth… No one has ever seen God. It is God the only Son, who is close to the Father’s heart, who has made him known.” Gospel of John...