What does it mean to be Lutheran? In this post, I offer an answer to that question, using one of our most important confessional writings, the "Augsburg Confession," which was officially presented 490 years ago today.
How can we learn to live the good life? I reflect on that question as I review Eugene Peterson's book, "Run with the Horses: The Quest for Life at Its Best."
Here is a sonnet I wrote for Psalm 61, as part of my ongoing series of "Poems, Prayers, Psalms, and Promises."
There are lots of reasons why I miss in-person worship. Here is one more.
Why poetry? Here are some of the ways that reading poetry has deepened my reading of Scripture.
A poem, prayer, psalm, and promise using the lectionary readings from the Third Sunday of Easter.
The disciples on the road to Emmaus later reported how Jesus "had been made known to them in the breaking of the bread." How is Jesus made known to us when we can't break bread together?
If you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.Colossians 3:1-2 I have invited my congregation to a new shared practice of prayer that I thought I would…
Christ is risen! Here is a special poem, prayer, psalm, and promise for Easter Day.
Here is a special poem, prayer, psalm, and promise for Good Friday.