Written Word

Here is a small body of writings.  This section will grow as I do some archaeological digging into my past writings, to remember what I have written in the past, learn from it, and build upon it.

I have not done much with my blog lately, but you can always check it out for older entries.

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2010 Writings

2010-1-1 Colossians 3 Church 2010-2-1 Pastoral 2010-3-1 Healing Grace 2010-4-1 Easter People 2010-5-1 Mission 2010-5-26 Synod Assembly Update 2010-7 July Word from the Pastor 2010-8 August Word 2010-9 September Word

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2009 Writings: Addressing Conflict

Here are the articles I wrote to the congregation after the 2009 ELCA Churchwide Assembly and the conflict that ensued: 2009-9-1 Word from the Pastor 2009-10-1 Crisis and Opportunity 2019-11-1 More Communication 2009-11-30 Saving Grace  

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2000-2008 Writings

Here is some of what I wrote after seminary, but before the Doctor of Ministry program. 2005 Web Writings 2006 Web Writings 2007 Web Writings 2007-11-21 Soul of a Pastor 1 2008 Web Writings 2008-2-15 Soul of a Pastor 2

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1980s-1990s Writings

Writings from my ‘early years.’  This is kind of an archaeological expedition for me, uncovering what I wrote in the past, re-membering it, and hopefully integrating what I have learned in the past with what I am learning in the present.  I cannot vouch for the quality of all of these occasional writings.

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Family History

Recently, I have begun putting together the stories of our family history.  It will be a many year’s process, of course, but I hope to make available to the rest of my family, and future generations, the stories and pictures of our ancestors who have come before us. Here is a video of Duluth and …

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