Pastor’s Weekly Ponderings

Pastor Josh (or sometimes a guest ponderer) writes a weekly “Pastor’s Periodic Pondering” about a variety of topics.

How Many Does it Take to Change?

I’ve got just four quick “change-a-lightbulb” jokes for you.  How many therapists does it take to change a lightbulb?  Only one, but the lightbulb must truly want to change.  How many brewers does it take to change a light bulb?  One-third less than for a regular bulb.  How many amoebas does it take to change […]

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It’s The Only Planet We Have

Last weekend, three of us from Family of Christ – Carlye Peterson, Dave Thomsen, and me (Pr. Josh) – attended the always stimulating and enjoyable Minneapolis Area Synod Assembly.  Along with the camaraderie over coffee or meal breaks, and along with the hallways full of displays, we experienced worship together, and speakers and reports, music […]

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Go and Do Likewise

by Guest Ponderer, Leann Thompson, Director of Faith Formation “Which of these three, do you think, was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of the robbers?” He said, ‘The one who showed him mercy.’ Jesus said to him, “Go and do likewise.” (from the Parable of the Good Samaritan from Luke […]

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