Words for the Week – March 20, 2020

Dear Church, As you know, Peace’s buildings are closed as we encourage social distancing and do our part to stop the spread of the virus. I recognize that it is difficult not to have in-person worship or gatherings.  Christians are … Read More

Words for the Week – March 5, 2020

God is active in this world.  It is sometimes nice to be reminded. On Sunday, we’ll hear about a man named Nicodemus who got curious about Jesus even though he had every reason not to.  The life of faith is … Read More

Words for the Week – February 27, 2020

Have you ever been lost?  Last week, I preached about being in unfamiliar territory. On a high mountain with Jesus, they saw a new vision and experienced a new aspect of Jesus. They quickly cooked up a plan based on … Read More

Words for the Week – February 13, 2020

“You are the light of the world…so shine, shine, shine where you are.” In what ways has your faith been evident in the world this week?  It can be easy to feel like we are victims of forces far beyond … Read More

Words for the Week – February 6, 2020

I will admit, I am wrestling with the challenge of how to be a healing presence in the world this week.  There is a brokenness that at times, I am afraid will never heal.   What a gift that Isaiah 58 … Read More

Words for the Week – January 30, 2020

On Sunday, I asked “what did you want to be when you grew up?”  The question of how to spend your life is never completely solved for most people.  When we hear about the first disciples’ calling, it can be … Read More

Words for the Week – January 23, 2020

I love this church and for all the many reasons why, there’s one constant thread:  Peace Lutheran Church is the community that most helps me trust God’s love and follow Jesus.  That’s why I give.   Why do you give?  … Read More

Words for the Week – January 16, 2020

Like many of you, I watched the delivery of the articles of impeachment with heavy emotions.  I pray for our country’s leaders, that they take steps that will lead to real justice.  I pray that the outcome is rooted in … Read More

Words for the Week – January 9, 2020

Wonderful financial news!  Due to your generous end of year gifts, Peace ended 2019 with a surplus.  We are still doing final accounting so stay tuned for exact numbers.  Thank you for all the sacrifices you made to help sustain … Read More

Words for the Week – January 2, 2020

Merry 9th Day of Christmas and Happy New Year. Did you make any New Year’s resolutions?  In church on Sunday, instead of New Year’s resolutions, we’re going to be talking about guiding stars.  The wise followed a star to Jesus … Read More

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