Our spiritual lives are the food we need for a life of ministry, a life of walking the way of the cross. We can’t get there on our own. We need the energy from the vine to keep up going. … More Know When to Hold Em, When to Fold Em, and When to Just Walk Away- John 15
Sermon preached at Zion Lutheran Church on Sunday, April 22, 2018. … More The Gritty Shepherd- John 10
Being in love with the ordinary and the sameness is the challenge to see God present in each and every moment. … More Life Interrupted: A Bad Thing?
It’s not really up to us to factually proof the resurrection the way the world demands facts and figures, but that we believe in the power of the creator that God’s love is naturally stronger than the power of death. And believe in what it means for you and me. … More The Beauty of Believing without ‘Seeing’
Just for this morning, let me say to you that Easter means this– although we are all frail, mortal, finite human beings and are wholly inadequate in our words and our deeds in the face of death- God – the one who creates and gives us life is determined to be the creator and the giver of life even in death. … More The Shocking News – An Easter Sermon
Rev. Kyle Seibert, my second pastoral intern, was ordained to the ministry of Word and Sacrament on Tuesday, March 20th at Zion Lutheran Church in Muscatine. Kyle spent fifteen months with the congregation has he completed his required pastoral internship. … More Saying Good-bye to Pastor Kyle Seibert
Offering the opening prayer of the Iowa State Senate on March 20, 2018. … More Pastor of the Day at the Iowa State Senate