Summer 2018: “Prayer”

Summer 2018: “Prayer”

In Summer 2018, Anna Madsen will present a three-part study on prayer. Anna Madsen a freelance theologian and proud mama to daughter, Else, and son, Karl. She works with OMG: Center for Theological Conversation (omgcenter.com) and enjoys seeing the occasional moose and bear in their woods. Session one: the paradoxes of prayer (1 Samuel 12:16-23) […]

Fall 2018: “Repentance”

Fall 2018: “Repentance”

Repentance is one of the most powerful acts of a person or a church, making possible not only forgiveness but also reconciliation. This three-part Bible study by Meghan Johnston Aelabouni will explore how we as Lutheran Christians understand the role of repentance in our faith, especially as we understand God’s grace to be unearned and […]

Winter 2019: The Gospel of John: Meetings with Jesus

Winter 2019: The Gospel of John: Meetings with Jesus

Throughout John’s Gospel, Jesus engages people in honest and sometimes difficult conversations that lead to faith, renewal and transformation. Over the course of this four-session study by Julie A. Kanarr, we will meet Jesus through his interactions with various characters within the gospel. Their conversations beckon us to explore and grow in faith. The Rev. […]

December 2018: Fear not: an Advent/Christmas devotional

December 2018: Fear not: an Advent/Christmas devotional

When God’s people are afraid, it doesn’t mean we are outside of faith. “Fear not” appears frequently in the Bible, in a way that is comforting. Knowing God is with us, we can face our fears. As we enter the season of Advent, this devotional by the Rev. Katie Hines-Shah, pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church […]