Pastor’s Note

Saint Paul in the portion of his letter to the Romans which we read this Sunday, explained God’s relationship to us in terms of adoption. “For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received a spirit of...

How is God present in the world today? That answer is sometimes a difficult one in many Lutheran circles because quite honestly, we don’t talk about the Spirit much. Encountering the Holy Spirit We don’t pray to the Spirit much, because we are quite frankly we talk...

I love a good conspiracy theory. Now hear me out.  The word “conspire” has two Latin words at its root “con”, which means “with” or “alongside”, and “spirare”, which means, “To breathe”.  So the literal definition of “conspiracy” is “to breathe together”!  Conspiracies have negative connotations...

What now? Mondays are my normal day off. They are usually a flurry of activity, but the Monday after Easter doesn't qualify. I managed a trip to the grocery store, but wasn’t surprised when I saw that the little packages of marshmallow “PEEPS” were buy one...