Navigating Secular Spirituality

Magnificence, burnout, and confession with Andy Root

The Word Comes Alive in Song

Lutherans are a singing people

The Hope of the Crucifixion

A symbol of a love so deep, so infinite, that it is almost terrifying to behold

On Discipleship

Formed by imitating Jesus

Where Can Hope be Found?

The importance of eschatology in Christian community

Everything I Knew about the Transfiguration Was Wrong

Making sense of this strange story in light of pilgrimage festivals

What Does the Bible Say About Giving and Stewardship?

God provides so we can be generous

A Visitor’s Guide to Lutheran-isms 

Insider vocabulary can, if we are not careful, obscure the very gospel we are trying to communicate.

What Are They Saying (and Not Saying) about Vocation?

Are we “uniquely wired” by God?

The Urgency of Loving Others

Why Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s ideas of personhood matter today

Resilience as Imagination

When life knocks us down, imagination can help us get back up.

Questioning Our Ethics

Leaning into lament, while scrutinizing our stances.

How Can You Be Confident that You Are Accepted and Loved by God?

The doctrine of assurance in Luther and Calvin

A New Ministry out of the Rubble

Always reforming means always deconstructing

Healthy But Not Well

On vocation and what it means to be well

Upcoming Leadership Training Series


Apply the insights of Brené Brown’s work to your faithful leadership.

Upcoming Lay Leader Training Cohort


The School for Lay Ministry is Back! Reserve your spot today.

Upcoming Preaching Workshop


Address controversial topics from the pulpit with wisdom, humor, and grace.