Bettering Lives and the World

At age 23 I decided the raison d’etre of my life was bettering lives and the world.  It’s been my work ever since.  I know, that sounds like I’m a goof.  Yes, bettering lives and improving creation is lofty sounding.  To say it is my life’s purpose is arrogant.  Even as I write, the voices…

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Looking for Something

This was my last Sunday sermon at All Saints Lutheran Church in Eagan, Minnesota on November 10, 2019.  Immediately prior to preaching, I played the song, “Darkness on the Edge of Town” by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.   In my baby book, right next to the dates of my first tooth, first…

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