Visiting Ascension

On Thursday, I spent time with Pastor Tim Delkescamp, who is the senior pastor at Ascension Lutheran Church in Thousand Oaks, California.  Ascension is the largest ELCA congregation in the Southwest California Synod.  Of the congregation’s I’ve spent time with so far, Ascension is probably the most similar to Trinity. Like the two congregations I … More Visiting Ascension

Heart Reading

I love to read.  I really do.  One of my very favorite times is when I get to sit down for an hour or two and just read.  And books are just about my very favorite things.  Books are windows into a broader world.  They can take me places, sometimes to explore and sometimes (to … More Heart Reading