Crossing Boundaries

Sam, our youngest son, and I were on a canoe trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area trip a couple of weeks ago.  We’d been paddling up along the Canadian … Continue reading Crossing Boundaries

From Compassion to Action

Human beings have an interesting and sometimes complicated relationship with our own emotions.  As children, we try to learn to manage them.  Everything is immediate and everything is a crisis.  … Continue reading From Compassion to Action

Not Your Average Easter

He is risen!  He is risen indeed! On a normal Easter Sunday, before the worship begins, the pastors and the choir would be gathered at the back doors, the lights … Continue reading Not Your Average Easter

The Seven Last Words

The first word from the cross tonight is from Luke 23:34.  “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” The first word from the cross was a prayer.  … Continue reading The Seven Last Words