God’s pickax

I’m doing lots of prep this week for the Short Course that starts on Monday called “Water, Come Down”. For four Mondays we’ll be digging into water stories in the Bible (Red Sea crossing, Jordan Crossing, Jesus’ Baptism, Our Baptism). Today, I came across a great image for studying the Bible from Eugene Peterson in…

What is planted

Tonight is the last meeting of the Four Great Psalms class…and as I prepare to teach that class, I have the same feeling I get when I’m coming to the end of a really great book. I don’t want it to end, but I can’t stop reading! To spend four weeks with 50 some people…

Homebase kind of girl

I am home after the Evaluation Meeting for the 2007 LCMS National Youth Gathering. After three years of planning by 160 volunteer planners “Chosen” is put away with thanks to God! It was a good-bye of another kind for me, as I decided not to work on the 2010 Gathering. What an honor and a…

The Morning After

Welcome to my first attempt at using a blog as a ministry tool! I’m excited…I love trying new things AND my hope is that this blog will enrich the experience for the Four Great Psalms Short Course, begun last night! Here’s some cool comments from last night’s class: One person said, “this is the first…