I found myself thinking that, in our economy there are three basic kinds of businesses. There are miners, those that withdraw existing resources without replacing them. There are builders, those who take existing resources and put them together in a new way. And there are farmers, those who nurture and encourage life to create new […]

Today is the second last Sunday in the sermon series we call “SONshine in the Summertime.” And the main idea of the series is that sharing Jesus’ love with others should be just as easy and just as natural as one child passing a beach ball on a beach to another child. And today we […]

One of the unique features about our church is that the building that we worship in used to be a nursery. As a result, some people in the community refer to us as “The Garden Church.” What a great nickname for a church! Gardens don’t exist for their own sake. They are places where plants […]

This week, we continue with our series of SONshine in the Summertime and the basic idea of this series is that sharing Jesus’ love with others should be just as simple and just as natural for a follower of Jesus as it is for two children on a beach to pass a beachball from one […]

For the past couple of weeks, billion of people around the world have been thinking about, watching and talking about soccer because the World Cup is on right now. So in honour of the World Cup, I invite you to watch the following video. Now what is the mission of a soccer team? How did […]

Today we are beginning the “SONshine in the Summertime” series. And the reason that we are having this series as this time is that soon many of us will be going on vacation , perhaps at the beach or maybe to another country, and here at Walnut Grove Lutheran Church, we want to encourage you […]

Over the past few weeks we have been reflecting on our brokenness and what it means to be broken and in relationship with Jesus. And today we bring that series to a close with a reflection on being broken and beautiful. I am inviting you to think with me about how we hide our brokenness, […]


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