Then [Jesus] took a little child and put it among them; and taking it in his arms, he said to them, “Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes not me but the one who sent me.” [Mark 9:37] As I was preparing this sermon for a clergyContinue reading “WHOEVER WELCOMES ME”


The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?                                                                   [Psalm 27:1] Dear people of God in the Northeastern Ohio Synod, As I enter my second year of ministry in the Office of Bishop I give thanks toContinue reading “ONE YEAR”