What are we including and why? Why are we being inclusive? What are we being inclusive for?
The changing of the seasons and the act of blessing backpacks and students has me thinking about coming together and going out, or in church parlance, gathering and sending.
At the 2015 General Assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Columbus, Ohio, those gathered heard about … More
Well, it finally happened. After a decade or so of amendments, court challenges, referreudum and the like, same sex marriage … More
Religious conservatives and the LGBT community have to learn to make room for each other.
Start Play Matthew 25:31–46 | Fifth Sunday of Lent | March 22, 2015 | First Christian Church | Mahtomedi, MN … More
There has been something that has been bothering me for a while. Usually when people start talking about gay ordination … More
A few years ago, I was at a local gathering of Disciples (my denomination) in Minnesota. It was a good … More
Those of us who follow Jesus are called to leave the saltshakers of our own making and do good works for the glory of God in the wider world.
Habakkuk 1:1–4, 2:2–4 and 3:17–19 First Sunday in Advent November 30, 2014 First Christian Church Mahtomedi, MN My dad was … More