Peace Lutheran Church Blog

The Cab Ride

Recently, I found this story tucked away in some files I was cleaning out.  I don’t remember where it came from.  I don’t remember who wrote it.  But it’s a story that reminded me,...

You Never Know

As many of you know, we have had some interesting situations involving some of the homeless people that tend to use our property as a thoroughfare between the light rail and the Walmart. Some...

What Are We Confirming?

Have you ever researched something so much that you become an expert in the theory of an activity? That was me and snowboarding back in February. I watched HOURS worth of YouTube videos of...

God is in the (not so) Small Stuff

Recently, my husband and I travelled to Nebraska with 2 of our grandsons. We went to visit my parents and to take the kids to the county fair (which is a big deal where...

Good Ideas

For my first blog post, I would like to share all of my good ideas with you. Not really. This post was hard for me. I don’t normally talk with adults. As the Children’s...

Daily Truths With Dave Ahlman

Well, after 25 years as the Senior Pastor at Peace, my brother, confidant, encourager and best friend, Pastor Dave Ahlman retired.  There was a reception last Sunday at a large venue in Westminster.  If...

GRANDPA’S HANDS

Grandpa, some ninety plus years, sat feebly on the patio bench. He didn’t move, just sat with his head down staring at his hands. When I sat down beside him he didn’t acknowledge my...

Our Joy Complete

Man, witnessing can be hard sometimes huh? I mean think about it. You approach someone, maybe you don’t know them, maybe you don’t know what to say, and you could REALLY use a good...

Gates of Hell

Matthew 16:13-19 13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and...

Help!

After publishing my last blog concerning my sons struggle with alcoholism and inhalant drugs, I was approached by several people with a variety of questions. Most of the questions were very sensitive, loving and...