People in my neighborhood, who have only been to church once or twice, regularly tell me that they pray for us every day. That kind of relationship is beautiful.
Category Archives: Outreach
BUILDING BRIDGES, BRINGING HOPE
“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”
ONE BODY, MANY MEMBERS
For as in one body we have many members, and not all the members have the same function, so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually we are members one of another. [Romans 12:4-5] In my brief time as bishop, I have developed a new appreciation for the staff of ourContinue reading “ONE BODY, MANY MEMBERS”