Temptation

I have a confession to make:  I am easily tempted.  Yes, it’s true. It could be ice cream. Or it could be potato chips.  (You see, I don’t discriminate, I like both the sweet and the salty.) Or it could be a new, really cool electronic device that does something amazing (that I probably don’t … More Temptation

Remember…

Christ is risen!  Christ is risen indeed!  I hear those words and they stir memories.  I remember hearing the pastor say those words when I was a child at Diamond Lake Lutheran Church.  And it draws me back to memories of getting up really early for that sunrise service, the Easter lilies, and of the … More Remember…

Christmas as Protest

This weekend, I attended Christmas in Christ Chapel, the annual worship service and concert at Gustavus Adolphus College.  Over 350 student musicians presented performed beautiful music around the theme Ubuntu Jesu. A good friend of mine, Pastor Grady St. Dennis, is a college chaplain and Director of Church Relations at Gustavus.  During the worship/concert, Grady stepped … More Christmas as Protest