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Christianity and Safety – Are We Safe?

2018-12-26T06:47:14+00:00December 26th, 2018|Church Blog|

"I’m sitting at my neighborhood coffee shop, thousands of miles away from the ostensibly dangerous Central American migrants threatening to cross the U.S. border. Miles, even, from the more murderous neighborhoods of my city (Minneapolis), [...]

Reformation Day and Hope

2018-11-08T03:41:45+00:00October 31st, 2018|Church Blog|

"Today, Oct. 31, is Reformation Day. As the church remembers 501 years of the Protestant Reformation, we are also reminded of our need for Jesus. Given recent incidents of hate, intolerance and violence, Jesus’ message and way of [...]

Lutheran History – Henry Melchior Muhlenberg

2018-10-19T00:11:23+00:00October 17th, 2018|Church Blog|

"Henry Melchior Muhlenberg (1711-1787) was a prominent American Lutheran pioneer pastor, church planter, organizer, administrator, liturgist and chronicler. Sent by Halle Pietists in 1742 to counter Moravian incursions among German Lutherans in Pennsylvania, Muhlenberg succeeded [...]

Empowered by the Spirit of Truth

2018-10-10T17:02:14+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Church Blog|

"In 1959, Philip Roth published “The Conversion of the Jews,” an amusing short story about Ozzie Freedman, 13, who is driving his rabbi crazy with questions about the divinity of Jesus and the virgin birth. [...]