Women Forever in Mission

This summer, I was privileged to join more than 3,100 people in Mobile, Ala., for the national Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) 38th Biennial Convention. Here’s what I learned: A vibrant church is passionate about the mission of God. Helping to reach people with the Good News of Jesus is

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Our Back Yard is Bad

Our back yard is bad. But it’s getting better. Here’s how. Actually, for the most part, it’s a great back yard. There are trees and bushes, flowers and flora one or more of which seem to be in a bloom cycle all year round. This is true even during winter.

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If You Please

There’s an expression sometimes shared among church planters: “What you do to get ‘em here, you gotta do to keep ‘em here.” In other words, if you plan to gain new members by catering to their every whim… well, you’d better get used to that. Or they’ll soon be gone.

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