The Summer of 2012

I'm looking back on past summers in my life, exploring a theory that my depression gets seasonally worse in the summer each year. Throughout the summer of 2012, I was in a call process, which is the funny Evangelical Lutheran Church in America way of saying I was interviewing at a new church. Call processes … Continue reading The Summer of 2012

The Third Way (Sermon)

This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached this morning, the Seventh Sunday after Epiphany. The gospel reading was Luke 6:27-38.  We live in a stress-filled time. I have heard psychologists describe today’s generation of teenagers as the most-stressed out generation ever. I believe it. And I also believe that that is true … Continue reading The Third Way (Sermon)