Tag Archives: Lutheran

Glasses resting on Bible

Relationships Matter

St. Paul-Reformation Lutheran Church, St. Paul, Minn. Readings for the 24th Sunday after Pentecost: I Kings 17:8-16, Hebrews 9:24-28, Mark 12:38-44 Even as our universe literally expands before our eyes (a la the new findings of the Hubble telescope and space exploration via satellites), we

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Call to Witness

The mainstream church is not an especially comfortable place to be these days. In almost every denomination, disagreements, and outright fights, are taking place over the acceptance or role of GLBT Christians in the life of congregations. Whether it’s Methodists putting pastors like Jimmy Creech

Glasses resting on Bible

The Danger of Inhospitality

St. Paul-Reformation Lutheran Church, St. Paul, Minn. Reading for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost: Matthew 10:40-42 Holy God, holy and mighty, holy and immortal, have mercy on us. Dear brothers and sisters in Christ. It is oftentimes the task of a pastor to spend a