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Summertime!

If you are anything like me, you love summertime. Summer is different from any other season, and I think it is because after years schooling, we are used to the idea that we are in recess from the time between Memorial Day to around Labor Day. In U.S. Education system, we are trained from an […]

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Faith Wins

I have really enjoyed preaching and preparing the sermons for the current Grace Wins series that we are have been studying in worship throughout Lent. What really has been great is all the ideas that you, the congregation have come up with. You have suggested other possible sermon ideas that tie into Grace Wins, and […]

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Adding Meaning to Your Life

As we enter into the month of February, we find ourselves preparing for the season of Lent. Lent is the traditional time when we journey through the wilderness with Jesus as he prepared to begin his ministry. Just as Jesus was tempted for 40 days in the desert following his baptism, sometimes during Lent, faithful […]

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New Year, New Ways

Each year as the year begins, we often make New Year’s resolutions about what we will change, do, or do differently in the upcoming year. These resolutions are sometimes silly and sometimes they are serious, but I think the idea of a New Years’ resolution is a defined point at which we can say, “from […]

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The Most Wonderful Time

I love Christmas. I love the holiday season, I love what it represents, and I love the fact that everywhere I look I am reminded of the Christmas season. I love to see the illuminated stars and Nativity’s that I see in people’s yards and on buildings. Even when I see retailers using simply snowflakes, […]

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Grateful

I am constantly amazed by what God is doing in our church through us. I am so grateful to be able to serve in a church that takes seriously its call to serve the world and be the hands and feet of Jesus in a community and world that so desperately needs to hear of […]

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We Appreciate You!

October is traditionally pastoral appreciation month. It is always a bit awkward to write about it or plan for it when a committee brings it up since it is kind of like planning your own birthday party, so Jenni and I thought we would turn things around and tell you why Jenni and I appreciate […]

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Getting the Year Started!

Before moving to Nebraska, I had never heard of Rally Sunday, and it has taken me awhile to understand what it is all about. When I started in Lincoln, I was primarily working with youth. My focus, at the time, was that on Rally Sunday, you started the school year, had a carnival type event, […]

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