Belong Series

Why did Jesus have to die? The first story of our sermon series on BELONGING weeks ago welcomed us into some private teaching between Jesus and his disciples. It was first of 3 times Jesus predicted his impending betrayal and execution and resurrection. And Mark...

From an Idea to a Mission In February, a woman asked about creating a quilting ministry here at Good Shepherd- with the idea that the quilts would go to Lutheran World Relief.  We had an initial meeting- gathering a group of about 15 or so- and...

Mark 9:38-50 is all about how we treat those who belong to Jesus. Jesus’ teaching begins when his disciples observe a person - outside their own group – doing something powerful in Jesus’ name. This person is successful – causing healing for some people previously...

Water can be a powerful, powerful force… One of the Brosious family’s most treasured physical possessions is a gorgeous Beckwith cross-cut oak stand up piano. It came from Chicago to Colorado Springs, CO by wagon in 1898. It has been in my family for over...

“Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; … He called the crowd with his disciples, and said to them, ‘If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For those...