What is Evangelism?

Evangelism comes from a compound Greek word, putting together the Greek word for “good” or “well” with the word for “message” or...

Praying for Financial Blessings

October seems to be all about money. Households are looking at those last few paychecks. Businesses: Year-end revenue and getting in the...

Go and Tell!

Here we are: The beginning of things again. Sunday school, confirmation, youth group, adult forum, two services; it’s all beginning...

This Changes Everything, Part 2

Last month, I shared the theme for the youth gathering: “This Changes Everything”. It’s based on Ephesians 2:8-9: “We’re saved by grace...

This Changes Everything, Part 1

The theme of the ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston is “This Changes Everything”. What is “this”? The grace of God, as described in that...