COVID-19 Can’t Stop Jesus!

By Alex Padilla COVID-19 has impacted us all in so many different ways and I am no exception. Financially, I haven’t had any work. As someone who works in live entertainment, I earn revenue [...]

Dear Divine Service…

Dear Divine Service, I’m sorry that I even have to write this. It’s painful. I’m sure you’ve known it was coming. Maybe you didn’t. I certainly didn’t. It’s the things we take for granted, you [...]

The Holy Cross For You!

by The Rev. Rich Heinz The need was even more apparent for the FOR YOU conferences: something was needed to give an ecclesial sense – a churchly feel – to the concert hall in Minneapolis and the [...]


I find myself watching more television than usual these days. Especially in the morning after my early morning walk. I'm looking for some good news - that New Orleans really isn't all under water [...]

9/11 – Ten Years Later

It was a Tuesday morning. I was preparing to host our monthly circuit pastors’ meeting. My wife called from work. “Turn on the TV, we’re under siege,” she said. I turned on the television in time [...]