Currently there are two major, nearly simultaneous political events occurring in Chile – the writing of a new constitution (to replace the 1980 constitution imposed by the dictatorship) and an election for president. There are also two major, nearly simultaneous social realities that are capturing headlines currently – waves of undocumented immigration (mostly entering fromContinue reading “Four Big Things in Chile Right Now”
There is no need to turn church into a patriotic rally on Memorial Day weekend. But the church certainly should acknowledge the occasion.
Wall Street pauses for Good Friday, but little else does. The Body of Christ, and not the broader culture, is what shapes us for Christian living.
Star Wars Rebels is a wonderful animated television series bridging the gap between Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (where Anakin Skywalker completes his transformation into the evil Darth Vader), and Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (where Luke Skywalker rises up as a Jedi and leader of the Rebellion against theContinue reading “What’s Wrong With Us? We Have Hope.”
A Christmas Day sermon preached in 2011 at Grace Lutheran Church in Saint Paul, MN. The reading for the day was John 1:1-14. Grace to you and peace, from the one who is, who was, and who is to come. Amen. In this sacred season we celebrate God’s presence among us, and we become particularlyContinue reading “God Sharing Your Underwear Drawer”