Here are some of my pictures from the September, 2016, floods in Greene, Iowa. This overhead drone video gives a great view of how widespread the flooding was. This story from the Des Moines Register also gives a good overview of what
I’m a firm believer in the value of having a children’s message or children’s sermon during worship. These are some quick tips I wrote up for some confirmation students who are going to try giving a children’s message as part
I was ordained into the ministry of Word and Sacrament in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) on July 10, at Ascension Lutheran Church, in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Here’s the audio of Pastor Jeff Blain’s ordination sermon.
This article appeared in the Greene Recorder, the local weekly newspaper here in Greene, Iowa. Full text below the picture. Thank you to the Greene Recorder and to Sylvia Hawker for the great article! “I was very happy to get
I’m excited to announce that by the grace of God and the call of the Church, I have accepted a call to serve as pastor to the people of God at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Greene, Iowa. With having