Pastor’s Blog

Pausing at the Station(s)

Pausing at the Station(s) I’ve been thinking about “stations” lately. The station I visit most often sells gas. I stop there to refuel one tank and empty another. On long trips, we stretch and scrounge food and drink. With kids and dogs along, gas stations and rest stops are recreational, too. The Stations of the …

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Easter Adjustments:

“Not my will, but yours, be done.” So are you tired of hearing I don’t swim? Well, I’m learning! My growing edge this week is the side stroke: learning to let my hands be paddles, to allow my body to be straight, to exert as efficiently as I can, then, finally, to allow the water …

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Disturbing…Good!

Disturbing…Good! A few years back, they plowed up the pasture in front of my athletic club. From my squirrel cage (I mean elliptical machine), I watched the tractor pull the blades back and forth, turning soil, opening it up to rain and seed and a new crop…oats for hay, it turned out. The disturbing of …

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It’s About Trust

It’s About Trust By Pastor Brenda   Some of us are certain: “NO WAY!” I can’t CRAM one more thing into my life!   I’ve heard the dismay of parents telling me, “I wasn’t going to have the kid doing two sports at once, but his friends are there, good friends, and if he’s home, he’s …

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Summer Sabbath

Summer Sabbath A drive from Hamilton, MT, to Greeley, CO, gives a person space and time and a whole lot of high country. We saw the deer and the antelope playing! A fitting prelude to sabbatical. Sabbath, Shabat, or sabbatical time is precious and rare these days. We know and declare that God is always …

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Considering Our Mission: Whose We Are and What We’re Doing… April 2016

Considering Our Mission: Whose We Are and What We’re Doing… Pastor Brenda Faith Lutheran is a family of God built on love: worshiping, welcoming, and serving in Christ’s name.   Faith.  Faith is something we do, not something we possess (Heb. 11).  At Faith Lutheran, a growing trust in God through Jesus is what we …

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