Peace Lutheran Church Blog

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...

Joe’s Stand

It was a small place – Joe’s Stand – a little white house, located on busy State Street of Murray, Utah, converted into a small grocery store.  I remember the unfinished wood floors.  The...

For You Are With Me

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the word “fear?” For me, a couple wordly things come to mind. Actually, the very first thing that comes to mind is...

Touch of Encouragement

Have you ever read through a lot of Paul’s epistles/letters to his friends and churches? What did you notice in the openings?  Every time Paul starts a letter, the form is pretty much the...