Tag Archives: ELCA

The Straight Scoop on Donating after a Disaster

For some reason you are motivated to help after a disaster, nearby or far away, natural or human caused. Thank you. The need is great. The first thing you need to do, though, is think. Think about how you can … Continue reading

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Come, Lord Jesus

Come, Lord Jesus: Devotions, Prayer Journal and Prayerful Coloring for Advent and Christmas is a booklet I created for and with Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan (LSS).  It includes seven devotions linked to the Sunday before Advent, the four Sundays of Advent, … Continue reading

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Hand Washing: A Maundy Thursday Devotion

It was 2 p.m. on a hot, dry day in Malawi.* Already, the three of us representing ELCA World Hunger had visited a savings and credit cooperative, seen life-saving wells, and witnessed a goat project, piggery, and community seed bank. … Continue reading

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Church shopping

On Easter Sunday I won’t be sitting with the choir at St. Luke’s Lutheran in Park Ridge, Ill. This thought makes me sad. This is just the presenting problem, of course. I won’t be at St. Luke’s on any given … Continue reading

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