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What’s a Wilderness For?

What you assume going into an experience will greatly color your actual experience of it. For example, the following suggestions were taken from registration sheets and comment cards returned to the staff of Bridger Wilderness Area in Wyoming. Trails need to be...

Get Well Soon?

“The friend who can be silent with us, who can stay with us in an hour of grief, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is the friend who cares.”  Henri Nouwen I had a new experience this week. One...

Why Ten?

 “Those who know the Ten Commandments perfectly know the entire Scriptures and in all affairs and circumstances are able to counsel, help, comfort, judge, and make decisions in both spiritual and temporal matters.” – Martin Luther Imagine a parallel universe in which...
Squirrel!

Squirrel!

In Pixar’s movie Up, a talking dog named Dug meets Mr. Fredrickson, a curmudgeonly widower who is the protagonist of the story. Being a golden retriever, Dug greets Mr. Fredrickson as one might expect if golden retrievers could actually speak: “My name is Dug. I have...
Current Sermon Series

Current Sermon Series

In our fall sermon series, titled “Four Portraits, One Jesus,” we’ll be exploring a gospel each month, listening to what each gospel writer saw in Jesus, while gaining a greater and richer appreciation of who Jesus is for us and for our world.  We’ll spend roughly one...