The Moment That Changed Everything

My first car was a 1978 AMC Concord DL (DL for DeeLuxe!)  For those unfamiliar with the AMC Concord, it was a small car, a compact, but it was a bit … Continue reading The Moment That Changed Everything

What Do You Expect?

This past week, Lori, Sam and I watched a documentary on Netflix called “14 Peaks.”  It is the story of a man from Nepal, named Nimsdai Purja.  Nimsdai grew up in Kathmandu.  After … Continue reading What Do You Expect?

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

We are #ForOwatonna

A sermon by Pastor Cindy, Deacon Kris, Pastor Todd and Pastor Amanda (in abstentia) In his book, UnChristian, researcher David Kinnaman studied the attitudes and perspectives of those who choose … Continue reading We are #ForOwatonna