Fall 2016 Bible Class on the Liturgy

Why do we worship the way we do? Where do all the sights, sounds, smells, and things that we do come from? How come our worship practices are so different from Adventure down the road, or even many other Lutheran … Continue reading

Five Years a California Pastor

Five years ago today I was installed as pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Rocklin, California. As with many things, it seems like it was both yesterday and a thousand years ago. But here are a few of my … Continue reading

On Eating God’s Word: Or, How to Teach Children to Receive God’s Gifts in Church

“O taste and see how gracious the Lord is; blessed is the man that trusteth in Him.” Psalm 34:8 In a recent conversation with some parents, I had opportunity to talk about the challenges of children in church. Make no … Continue reading