Lent

The great give away

By Pastor Deb Stehlin It feels like grace As I write this post, there is yet another windchill warning, and more snow is expected later this week. As a traveling preacher, I had kind of hoped that getting where I need to go would become easier now that it’s March. But I have to tell [...]

When the dead stump flowers

By Bishop Ann Svennungsen  “The mark of ashes is one of the few honest words in a culture of illusion.” So began an Ash Wednesday sermon I preached in the early 1990s. Perhaps, the words are even more pertinent today. We hear about fact checking, truth-o-meters, fake news. Well, this week we enter a season [...]

2018-02-13T14:41:45-06:00February 13th, 2018|Categories: From the Bishop|Tags: , , , , , , |