Pastor’s Weekly Ponderings

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

Sanitizers and Sanity

I heard a ‘good news’ story from a Family of Christ family, Dave and Jennifer Tepley and their son Chad.  Apparently, Chad’s good friend, Dan Oskey, runs the Tattersall Distillery which has begun mass-producing hand sanitizer.  Normally Tattersall, in Northeast Minneapolis, distills a variety of high-end spirits and liqueurs, and they run a popular cocktail room.  But […]

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Grief & Gratitude

Well, earlier this week, I felt like I was finally getting a handle on this whole social distancing thing.  I had finally found a fairly good rhythm and flow to my new reality of living in this time of Covid-19.  After Governor Walz gave his shelter at home order, which officially begins tonight of course, […]

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To the Church of God

A few Wednesday nights ago, when we had last gathered for Wednesday Night activities, I had the opportunity to teach the large group lesson to the confirmation students grades 6-8. The topic: Paul’s Major Letters. We began with a fun large group activity (yes, we actually did build and throw paper airplanes in the   sanctuary) […]

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