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“Indeed!”

“Indeed!”

Every Easter we open our celebration of the Resurrection of Our Lord with the same proclamation. I boldly say, “He is risen!” to which the congregation enthusiastically responds, “He is risen indeed! Alleluia!” We do this three times. It reminds us of the three days...
Reclaiming the ‘E’ Word

Reclaiming the ‘E’ Word

By Pastor Wayne Zschech Evangelical. It means “good news bearing.” It’s also a part of our congregation’s name. Our official name is The EVANGELICAL (Good News Bearing) Lutheran Church of Our Savior. Evangelism is the practice bearing the good news of Jesus Christ to...
“2020 – A Good Year to Talk About Vision?”

“2020 – A Good Year to Talk About Vision?”

When the calendar year is 2020 the temptation to talk about having a “clear vision” of the future for the church is real, at least for me. That might make for a cute tagline but the truth is, having a clear vision for the church in our current time will be...
Baptismal Vows to Wedding Vows –A Promise Kept

Baptismal Vows to Wedding Vows –A Promise Kept

How are you at keeping promises? According to U.S. News approximately 80% of New Year resolutions fail by the second week of February. Hopefully we are better at keeping promises that have a greater impact on our lives than going to the gym or staying on the Keto...
“I’m a Lutheran – Here’s My Story”

“I’m a Lutheran – Here’s My Story”

We all have a story to tell. It might be a story from our childhood or our family. Maybe we have a story from school or college. We tell stories of events we’ve attended, vacations we’ve enjoyed, and experiences we’ve lived. We live our lives in story. And one of the...
A Caring Call of Concern – Not Condemnation

A Caring Call of Concern – Not Condemnation

“Pastor, I haven’t seen ‘So-And-So’ in worship for quite a few weeks now. Do you know if everything is okay with him/her/them?” I can’t tell you how many times I have parishioners ask me this question about someone they regularly see in worship, share the Peace, and...