Pastor’s Blog

Nov
29

Advent, a Season of Reflection

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Dear Peace Family, “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, “Your God reigns!”” Just hearing the word “December” brings all kinds of images…snow, ice skating, Christmas music, decorations, traditions, family gatherings, ... Continue

Oct
27

Living Stones

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Have you noticed the geese flying south the last several weeks?  I’m reminded of the lessons we can learn from them.  They fly in a V formation because as each bird flaps its wings, it creates an uplift for the bird immediately following.  By flying in a V formation, the ... Continue

Sep
29

Are We Ready?

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James 5:7-8 Therefore, brothers, be patient until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth and is patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains. You also must be patient. Strengthen your hearts, because the Lord’s coming is near.   Everybody’s saying ... Continue

Aug
26

“I will pour out my Spirit …”

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There is a legend in Portugal of the “Crowing Cock of Barcelos.” It is said that a certain man was condemned at Barcelos, a small town on the North of Portugal, to be hanged for a crime he did not commit. He swore his innocence, but had no alibi to ... Continue

Jul
27

National LCMC Youth Gathering

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WOW…WOW…WOW!!! The first “National LCMC Youth Gathering” ever, was held in Des Moines, July 19-22, 2016, and was a great success. We sent seven youth: Lance Ely, Bethany Frey, Maddy and Mandy Kirking, Lexie Newman, Kaitlyn Seher, and Luke Snyders, along with two adult chaperones, Randy Pooley and Jennifer Murray, ... Continue

Jun
28

Sinner/Saint Sharing

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In a recent sermon, I made reference to Alcoholics Anonymous, sharing some similarities that organization has in common with the Church. Of course, there are some distinct differences as well. The point I wanted to make is that AA has a very successful track record primarily because the people involved ... Continue

May
26

Joy in the Morning!

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Are you starting your plans for summer? Isn’t that what we do as May draws to a close? We make plans for Memorial Day Weekend, and then begin planning vacations for June, July or August. We think about family gatherings on July 4th and sweet summer days, long camping weekends, ... Continue

Apr
29

Come, Holy Spirit!

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Ascension Day is Thursday, May 5, when Jesus ascended to heaven. Ten days later we celebrate Pentecost on Sunday, May 15, when Jesus transforms his presence on earth and gives us the Holy Spirit. Jesus tells his disciples, “You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you.” ... Continue

Mar
25

Have Fear? Trust!

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By the time you read this article Resurrection Day is over…but Easter continues. Jesus didn’t just “up and leave” when He was resurrected. He appeared to over 500 people during the next 40 days before He ascended to heaven. And then we waited for the “Power from on High.” It ... Continue

Feb
25

Faith Community vs. Membership

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Many of you may remember when Peace Lutheran was first organized, before we had a name, a Constitution, or members, everyone who worshipped with us belonged to our faith community. Whenever we needed to make a decision in establishing this congregation, everybody was invited to participate. Even children could offer ... Continue

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