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As we wait, as we anticipate God's arrival into our lives again, we do so in hope and in faith. We trust that just as God has been a part of our lives in the past, is a part of our lives now, God will continue to come to us. We trust that there is no time that God has not touched. Just as Jesus, called Emmanuel ...
Five hundred years ago Martin Luther made a list of statements challenging the practices of the church in his time. He did not want to start a new church, but he did want to reform the church as it was. Institutions do not always take kindly to change however, and as a result Martin Luther was kicked out of the Catholic Church. Those people who had been inspired by his teachings ended up taking on his name to begin the Lutheran church. Thus, many have called Lutheranism ...
For the vast majority of my childhood, I was raised in the small ranching town of Evanston, Wyoming. This rural community sits in the southwest corner of Wyoming, five miles from the Utah border, 100 miles from Salt Lake City.
The Welcome Ministry extends an invitation to visitors and those joining Holy Trinity to two evenings of dinner and discussion on Wednesday,
Growing up, I was taught that in American culture, it is not proper to show up to someone’s house uninvited. An invitation is needed more often than not. Then, in 2004 I lived
Maximizing our time “Use your prime time for prime purpose.” This was a quotefrom Dr. Rich Melheim who led a conference that I attendedlast fall on Cross Generational ministry. What he meant was
I think one reason many people do not like religion is that they see it as a bunch of "Thou shall not's". They see it as full of restrictions, as opposed to freedoms. They see it as full of judgment as opposed to mercy.
Easter is one of those times when we may get more visitors than usual. This last week one of our faithful volunteers in the Welcome Ministry shared an interaction with our Bible study group of a visitor that she encountered. The volunteer was staffing a welcome table with a guest book and name tags in anticipation that we might have a few more guests on Easter.
The first time I met a practicing Muslim was my senior year in college. I was on a study abroad trip to Ghana, West Africa, for my last semester. Included in our group were three local students, all who happened to be Muslims.
Acts of praying, fasting, and giving alms. The reason for this is that Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent and Lent is the time of year when Christians are called to prepare themselves to walk with Jesus towards the cross during
It is a strange phrase that Jesus tells Peter, Andrew, James, and John as they are tending their nets by the sea of Galilee. It shows up in the beginning of Matthew which is the Gospel that we will be focusing on in this coming new year. When the fishermen Pastor Erik Goehner hear the call of Jesus to follow him the Scripture says ...
One thing I liked about playing backyard sports as a kid, was the do-over. This rule would be invoked when in the middle of the game something would happen to distract a player or cause them to mess up and that player could call for a "do-over" which meant the person wanted another chance at making a play.