Posts from October 2016

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Sunday, Oct. 30: Reformation Sunday!

by Trina Kleist

Why is a reformation so hard? God asks us to re-form our hearts. God asks us to open ourselves to his many gifts – they are free! When that miracle happens, more and more miracles ripple out – and our personal reformation flows to re-form all that is around us. Today, we think about Martin […]

Sunday, Oct. 9: How can you be different?

by Trina Kleist

Saying ‘thanks’ makes you different! In God’s eyes, it’s good to be different. Jesus’ message in today’s Gospel shows one great, big way: say “thank you” to God! It’s the story of the 10 lepers. In Jesus’ time, the word “leprosy” referred to a variety of infectious and largely incurable skin diseases. Lepers had to […]

Sunday, Oct. 2: Weak Faith? Strong God!

by Trina Kleist

God is mighty – even when our faith is small! Faith and forgiveness go together. That’s Jesus’ message in today’s Gospel lesson. Oh, but it’s so hard to forgive! Nope, don’t want to do that. Aaaaack! Here’s the good news: It doesn’t matter that our faith is weak or small. We only need a tiny […]