The saints and the Reformation

The saints and the Reformation

What did we lose by our rejection of special feast days?

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Breaking barriers of fear

Breaking barriers of fear

A Pennsylvania worship service responds to the Ebola threat.

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A call to walk the talk

A call to us to walk the talk

The hypocrisy Jesus is referring to matters; it matters a lot.

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Theology of the pumpkin patch

Theology of the pumpkin patch

What do the pumpkins tell us about God and God’s community?

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Divine foolishness

Spruce up our spiritual house

As a church we need to engage in basic spiritual practices.

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A sign of welcome

It is a sign of welcome

It speaks of God’s love, in both traditional and new ways.

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The work of being religious

The work of being religious

Loving God is tightly bound to loving our neighborly enemies.

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A lesson in giving

An emotional lesson in giving

In Zimbabwe – from limited resources, much is offered.

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Blogs

Posts by ELCA members offering a variety of viewpoints and opinions.

Keep crying

Keep crying

The answer comes from Jesus, who loves us enough to die and defeat death for sinners like you and me. As was true for Jesus, so will be true for those who cry out to him.

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It gets better

It gets better

High school can be a terribly difficult time of self-discovery, no matter what your particular difference is, and sadly, for many of our kids, differences aren’t tolerated.

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Got connections?

Got connections?

I have always taken a shine to heroic righters of wrongs: Robin Hood, Zorro, Sherlock Holmes. I also was moved by people who overcame obstacles -- disability, prejudice -- to become change agents in the world.

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