We remember the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on this day. This April will be the 50th anniversary of his death. He wasn’t yet 40 when he was struck down. Continue reading “The silencing of a prophet”
This is going to be a call that sounds strange. I graduated Leavenworth (KS) High School in 1984. One of the great benefits of Facebook (one of the FEW, maybe) has been reconnecting with some friends from that time in my life. There have been some interesting reconnections in this process.
Straight up confession: I was a total nerd before being a total nerd was cool. (I prefer to think back on that time as “cutting edge” time for me.) Continue reading “To Leavenworth (KS) High School 1982-1985”
There are those moments in time where we may wonder, “Does God see us? Is he paying attention?” Maybe it’s more like, “What in the world is he doing?” Continue reading “The refreshing conversations in our lives”
This weekend has demonstrated the beauty of pastoring in my community for 19 years. This place, Columbia Heights, MN, has been one of the best places to watch people come together over the years. Continue reading “What a COMMUNITY can do”
From Dr. King’s last message: Continue reading “Martin Luther King, Jr., and the place of the preacher”