A Time for Rest & Fun

We’ve had warmer weather here in Iowa. It feels great! I’m looking forward to summer again. We’ve celebrated Holy Week and Easter Sunday. Graduation is upon us and following that, another program year in my ministry will be finished. It’s been a busy year. This summer also marks something of a milestone. Susan and I … Read more

Everyday Blessings

I had hoped this past summer would be a time for rest and recuperation. I was wrong. This was a very busy and energetic summer. Life can certainly get very busy and chaotic. Many things happened this summer that were totally unexpected. But life can be that way. Anything can come at us out of … Read more


The spring season brings with it a flurry of special projects that keep me very busy. We have the confirmation of young people who complete a course of catechetical study. We also have our community baccalaureate service for the high school seniors. One of my jobs is to design and print special invitations, service folders, and certificates … Read more

Summer has arrived!

I’m particularly looking forward to this summer as an opportunity to slow down the pace of my ministry a little bit. This was a very busy and expensive festival season (Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter) primarily because this was the first since┬áthe Covid breakout that we had a regular schedule of special worship services and celebrations. … Read more

Christ is risen! He is risen, indeed! Hallelujah!

This has been the joyous cry of Christians for centuries. But what does it mean? The Scriptures tell us on Easter Sunday following the Lord Jesus’ crucifixion and death the previous Friday, He was raised back to life. He was resurrected. He walked out of His tomb. A group of women, who believed the Lord … Read more