What Determines Where

Most of us have can remember times when we have lost things and had to go looking for them. When you are looking for something, the thing you are looking for determines where you look. If you are looking for sunshine and warm weather, you look south. If you are seeking snow and cold Minnesota…

The Nativity of St. John the Baptist

“One giant leap for mankind.” That is how astronaut Neil Armstrong described his first step on the moon in 1969. Today, June 24, 2022, the church celebrates another giant leap for humankind – the overturn of the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the United States. The legal rights of an entire segment…

A Cloud Hid Him

At the Ascension Day worship service that I attended this year when the reader came to part in the ascension story from Acts, chapter one, “And a cloud took him out of their sight,” he stopped. He stopped so that one of the assisting ministers could step forward and extinguish the Christ candle, the candle…