Reflections


God in the Here and Now

God in the Here and Now

God in the Here and Now          Luke 20:27-38               Exodus 3:1-8 Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and...


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A Re-forming Relationship

A Re-forming Relationship

“A Re-forming Relationship” John 8:31-36 October 24, 2019 This Sunday coming up is the time of the year when Lutherans celebrate the Reformation. The traditional text for this Sunday that we will hear is...


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Persistence is a Virtue

Persistence is a Virtue

Persistence is a Virtue   Luke 18:1-8         2 Timothy 4:1-5 A couple years ago one of our church members shared with me a quote that Stan Wawrinka, a Swiss tennis player, had tattooed on his...


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A Change in Status

A Change in Status Philemon 1:1-25 We are going to do something in church this Sunday that we do not normally do.  We are going to read through an entire book of the Bible...


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An Unexpected Invitation

An Unexpected Invitation

An Unexpected InvitationLuke 14:1, 7-14 When I was a pastoral intern at Trinity Lutheran Church in Santa Barbara I joined a barbershop singing chorus for a few months. During that time I got to...


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