Practicing Justice

By Bishop Ann Svennungsen Each of the three congregations I have served included an aspect of social justice or social ministry in my job description. Zion Lutheran in Iowa City, Iowa, had a peace and justice group; Edina Community Lutheran has an expectation of regularly mentioned social issues in the sermons; and at Trinity in [...]

A Cheeseburger Justice Story, 1968

By Pr. John Hulden I love cheeseburgers. For as long as I can remember, I’ve always loved cheeseburgers When I was 8 years old or so, my family stopped in a small town in Oregon for a mid-trip lunch at a main street café. After all of us had ordered, I looked out the big [...]

2018-04-07T15:42:40-06:00April 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

A Moral Example

By Bishop Ann Svennungsen “It was during a time of personal prayer and fasting that I received the news I would play the part of King in the movie Selma,” David Oyelowo told the crowd gathered for the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast. It seemed to him that God had called him for this [...]

2018-01-15T19:04:03-06:00January 15th, 2018|Categories: From the Bishop|Tags: , , , , |