Racism is an insidious evil. Humans have been tribal since the beginning. And tribalism served a purpose. Tribes protected each other, shared with each other, hunted together. It became instinctual. … Continue reading When Racism Boils Up Here
Today is the day! 100 years ago this evening, a group of about 60 people gathered in the Universalist Church building in downtown Owatonna and decided that it was time … Continue reading Today is the Day! Happy Birthday…To Us!
God of all Grace, As a community, we gather today to remember. We remember the men and women who gave their lives in defense of their nation, and of freedom, … Continue reading A Prayer for Memorial Day
Dear friends, Yesterday, Trinity Lutheran Church, an ELCA congregation in Owatonna, Minnesota, voted to call me to serve as their senior pastor. I have decided to accept the call and … Continue reading Departure