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“It’s the First Sunday of Advent again. What does that even mean? Advent is about waiting for something important. The word Advent just means coming or arrival. We’re waiting for Jesus to arrive. Actually, we’re...
Judy Kincaid, pastor of Little Elk Creek Lutheran Church and New Hope Lutheran Church in Menomonie, Wisconsin, begins with a story of a friend’s mother-in-law. Kevin told her that his mother-in-law was a kind and...
“Today’s Gospel lesson, Luke 12:49-56, is hard! Jesus asks, ‘Did you think I came to bring peace to the earth?’ Well, yes, Jesus, yes, I did. You are the Prince of Peace. I don’t like...
“When my son, Elijah, was about 12, he decided to read the Bible…from beginning to end…The Bible is full of stories of God’s people doing very strange and wrong things. He would come down the...
“I grew up with two little sisters. Most of the arguments in our house centered around our rooms not being clean. My mother wanted me to make my bed every day. My response was, “Why...
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