“The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.” [Mark 1:15] I just spent a week in Detroit with 30,000 of the most energetic young people I have ever known. This was the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s (ELCA) national Youth Gathering, held every threeContinue reading “BUILDING BRIDGES, BRINGING HOPE”


How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! [Psalm 133:1 NIV] Every so often, one witnesses an event that is simply pure unadulterated fun! It may involve church folk, but it has no religious significance other than God’s people enjoying each other’s company. Such was the annual Dogtown Fourth of JulyContinue reading “GLORIFYING GOD”