28 of us were driving up the North Carolina coast in two large vans. I was a youth minister and Habitat for Humanity was moving our youth group from one work Habitat site to another. Our two vans stopped at a drawbridge that had been raised to let a boat through…we were in a line of … More The Things That Unite
40 years ago, Karen Anderson was a young woman who had grown up in Owatonna and as a member of Trinity. After graduating from college, she went on to be trained as a medical missionary. Karen then moved to Chile, where she started EPES. With the support of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Karen … More Celebrating 40 Years of EPES!
Dear friends, On May 23, I will begin a 12-week sabbatical. The focus of my sabbatical time away will be renewal, and study. Sabbaticals are a common practice in the world of higher education and in ministry. In fact, the Southeastern Minnesota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, highly recommends sabbaticals for its rostered leaders … More The View from the Balcony