Water Always Wins

June 6, 1965, 57 years ago today, my parents brought me to the baptismal font at Diamond Lake Lutheran Church in south Minneapolis. There, they held me over the font while Pastor Gordon Bergin poured water over my head 3 times: “In the name of the Father, in the name of the Son, and in … More Water Always Wins

One Year

It was a year ago today that I walked into the building at Trinity and began my ministry here as senior pastor.  That whole day was kind of a blur. I remember getting to the office; I remember meeting with Tanyia and with John about logistics.  I remember getting my computer set up and trying … More One Year