Tempo Newsletter


March 2019

March 2019

Can forgiveness be one-sided? In other words, does the person who might have hurt you have to ask for forgiveness for it to work or can you forgive someone whether or not they are...


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February 2019

February 2019

As we try to follow the way of Christ, we may not always get to see the results of the ministry to which God calls us. Many times we simply trust that somehow the...


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January 2019

January 2019

In September I wrote about how our theme for the coming programmatic year was “Under Construction.” At our Stewardship dinner we had fun with this theme and we prayed over the parking lot to...


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December 2018

December 2018

Usually when we hear the word “construction” we think of bricks and mortar, wood and windows, but are there other things we can build besides houses and skyscrapers? What about building muscles? Or building...


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November 2018

November 2018

Roads have played an important part in history. Roads have been traveled by armies to conquer kingdoms. They have been built by merchants to conduct commerce. They have been constructed by rulers to connect...


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October 2018

October 2018

Usually when we hear the word “construction” we think of bricks and mortar, wood and windows, but are there other things we can build besides houses and skyscrapers? What about building muscles? Or building...


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September 2018

September 2018

When I’m driving long distances it can be tempting to not take a break. This is especially true if I’m trying to get somewhere by a certain time. The danger in not taking a...


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August 2018

August 2018

I was able to see the musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by Tim Rice for the first time this year. Overall, I really enjoyed it. The music was fun and catchy. Some...


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July 2018

July 2018

As I write this, the official start of summer is upon us. What are your summer plans? Maybe a tropical or mountain get-away, a family reunion or a time to catch up on home...


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June 2018

June 2018

Have you ever listened to a reading from the Scripture on a Sunday and wondered what the whole story was? In our Lutheran Christian tradition, we follow an ancient pattern of reading through the...


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