Faith on Board

Hey St.Luke's!   I am BEYOND THRILLED to be serving as your new Pastor of Missions and Outreach! In fact, I was so excited that I deluded myself into believing that moving across country with three children under six years old would be...

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Second Wind

This week was a whirlwind! As we are wrapping up our first week here at St. Luke's, I am often reminded that God energizes us in the most unexpected ways. We had come in from a long day of meetings, sound checks and attempts at sermon writing...

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Hello Friends!   I'm your new Pastor of Congregational Care and I'm thrilled to be here! I could not imagine God calling me to such an amazing church as St. Luke's. My new setting for life and ministry is still revealing itself but in my...

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Lessons from Searching

I've been thinking a lot about searching this week. Part of it is how I've been spending my time. For several months now I've been a part of the team searching for our next Director of Traditional Worship and the Arts. It's a big job to fill, and...

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I got a kick out of this and thought you would too. Patrice Smith, our Director of Elementary-Age Ministries, shared this email she received this week.   Dear Patrice,    Ok, here is our situation...We live in Highlands Ranch...

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Traveling at the Speed of Light

In a sermon, Tony Campolo reflects on the meaning of Jesus' saying, "I am the light of the world." He begins pointing out the speed of light is 186,000 miles per second, then says we are unable to comprehend that fact because we can't travel at...

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Is Gun Control Debate a Win-Lose Proposition?

I found as a parent when arbitrating disputes with my young children, that when there is a win-lose situation no one wins. For a moment that may feel different. If one got her way and the other didn't, clearly there was a winner and loser. But...

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Practicing Remembrance

Memorial Day began shortly after the Civil War. Some traditions trace it back to 1866 when a group of widows in a southern town went to the cemetery to place flowers on the graves of their husbands, fathers, brothers and sons killed in the war...

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60 Days Remaining...

This Sunday is Pentecost, the Greek name for the Jewish spring harvest festival. It was celebrated 50 days (hence the 'pente' of Pentecost) or seven weeks after Passover. People were encouraged to bring their first fruits as an offering...

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Blessed Endurance

"Cancer happens for reasons that we do not understand, but not because everything happens for a reason dictated by God. Rather, Blessed Endurance argues, God is with us in these kinds of ordeals. But I do not believe God...

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