Abide In Me

The ‘Man Upstairs?’ Someone, who once thought they were making some sort of connection to a well-known pastor once said to them, “I don’t care much for churches and such,…

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Some Things To Hold On To

Maundy Thursday Tonight, we remember that Jesus gathers to celebrate the Jewish festival of Passover with his disciples in an upper room. At tonight’s meal, Jesus spends time lecturing his…

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Touch and Go

On the Move My family took a very long road trip this past week. Out of necessity. Some of you have travelled or will travel soon. I’m hearing of a…

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The Plunge

The Polar Plunge I’ve never done this myself, but I was there in person a few years ago, when several of our church pastors and staff took the plunge. The…

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The Word Became Flesh

Star of Wonder On December 21, the winter solstice, my book group took a sunset walk in the Dane County section of Pheasant Branch Conservancy.  We had a good hike…

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Blue Christmas 2020

God Speaks I know most of us aren’t taking any or many road trips in these “Covid” times. But one person’s writing recently reminded of some roadside billboards that were…

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A Thanks-Giving Observed

Giving Thanks in All Circumstances Well here we are—about to celebrate another holiday in a way we never expected. Tomorrow we will eat a meal alone or perhaps together with…

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Hope

“We do not grieve as those who have no hope,” Paul says to the Thessalonians. Yet we still grieve. I saw it with my own eyes and felt it in…

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