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A spirit of change

By Bishop Ann Svennungsen Did you feel the winds shift this month? Maybe it was the same wind that inspired Peter’s Pentecost sermon, “I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh. Your sons and your daughters shall prophesy.” We’ve heard a few more daughters prophesying in synod assemblies around the ELCA this spring. Seven [...]

Bishop Herbert Chilstrom Reflects

Herbert W. Chilstrom served as the first Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He will be at House of Prayer on Sunday, May 12, to preach at the 9:30 am worship service and lead a discussion at 11:00 am about his book, "Writing Books: An Unexpected Retirement Venture." Rev. Chilstrom has authored/co-authored [...]

Evangelism — Lutheran Style

"Many Samaritans believed in Jesus because of her testimony." After hearing about living water, the Samaritan woman left her water jar by the well (no time to lug that heavy thing!) and ran to the city. Her witness to the people might be the best example I've seen of Evangelism -- Lutheran style. She tells [...]

2017-07-18T20:01:54-05:00June 2nd, 2016|Categories: From the Bishop|Tags: , , , , , |