This is the Way and Love Wins: Creeds for our time

This is the Way and Love Wins: Creeds for our time

I really love sci-fi series. I’m particularly partial to Star Trek and Star Wars, but open to others too. Some of the dystopian stuff feels a little too real right now. But summer feels like a great time to catch up on some of these strange fan favorites.  I’m also...
This is the Way and Love Wins: Creeds for our time

Leadership Lab — Who’s Up Next?

The church is a great laboratory for seeing and cultivating diverse forms of leadership. Our ancestors in the faith understood that life holds a variety of callings to serve and lead with our gifts.  This “multi-stationed” vocation invites us to reflect on how God is...
This is the Way and Love Wins: Creeds for our time

God’s Easter Tension: Brimming even in Brokenness

Our headlines and hearts are often full of rough stuff. Full to the brim with brokenness: families in conflict, housing shortages, cycles of violence, racial reckoning, refugees fleeing from war, and the threat of endemic virus. As I write this, we have just begun the...
This is the Way and Love Wins: Creeds for our time

Hybrid Church is just the Church

Lutherans have always been able to hold two things together simultaneously. It really goes to our very nature. Simul iustus et pecator, simultaneously saint and sinner. Both/And. Citizens on earth and citizens in heaven. The already and not yet. Jesus present in,...
This is the Way and Love Wins: Creeds for our time

Lent Book Study

LENT BOOK STUDY: Somatic Abolitionism and Engaging Embodiment in My Grandmother’s Hands One of my favorite and most inspiring metaphors of incarnational Christian theology is an abiding appreciation of the Body of Christ. It’s actually one of the most intriguing lines...