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Good Word 6/11/21

JUNE 11, 2021 Join us this Sunday for our first discernment conversation! “I am so afraid that I will never be who I once was. And I am also afraid that I will be,” Lutheran pastor, activist, blogger and theologian Nadia Bolz Weber recently mused as she reflected on post-pandemic life. We know, in our hearts, that we truly cannot just pick …

Faithfully Battling Food Insecurity

Food and family go together—except when food insecurity makes it impossible to ensure that your family will be able to eat from day to day. This is where our partnership with the Sharing Place, a ministry of Lutheran Child and Family Services right here in Indianapolis, makes all the difference. If you don’t know the term food insecurity, you can …

Good Word 6/4/21

Sunday’s Sermon Preview: Not Just for the Favorites As we reflect on our faith, we realize how much the temperament and the trajectory of each person’s life circumstances shape the way we as human beings believe. Each believer has to make his or her own journey. However, many people think that God favors certain types of believers, with God’s particular …

Good Word 5/28/21

MAY 28, 2021 Remembering the Trinity This Sunday, May 30, is Trinity Sunday, the one Sunday of the year when the church remembers with our worship our belief that God exists in three ways or persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Or, if those images don’t work for you, consider some other ways modern theologians attempt to describe the Trinity: …

Good Word 5/21/21

MAY 21, 2021 “How Do You Give Away God?” Richard Rohr, a modern mystic and spiritual author and Francisan friar, frequently jokes with his audiences that God has a problem. In a sermon he once famously preached: “God’s problem in all of history has been: how do you give away God?….Most of us aren’t interested….we’re interested in other things: money and power …

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