Category Archives: Bethesda Lutheran Communities

Loaves + Fish = God’s math

In the story of Jesus feeding the multitude as told in the Gospel of John (6:1-14), Jesus asks Philip a test question: “Where are we to buy bread for these people to eat?” Philip, looks over the crowd, calculates supply and … Continue reading

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It is good, Lord, to be here

This Sunday, congregations around the world will celebrate the Transfiguration of Our Lord—the mountaintop high for Jesus and three of his disciples. Let’s read the Gospel lesson from Mark, the 9th chapter. I love Peter. I love that even when … Continue reading

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Basket of blessings

“For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope.” (Jeremiah 29:11). June 16, 2011, was one of those “first days of … Continue reading

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Yippie Skippy

P.S. The next post–What does this mean?–invites your advice, recommendations and suggestions. With joy and thanksgiving, I accepted the position of “Corporate Director Marketing & Communications” with Bethesda Lutheran Communities in Watertown, Wis. To accommodate my mobility issues, I will begin … Continue reading

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What does this mean?

Accepting a position with Bethesda Lutheran Communities in Watertown, Wis., prompts a lot of good questions. Where will I live? Where will Paul live? What does this mean for Paul’s work, our condo, and our community at St. Luke’s? Good … Continue reading

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