Faith Lens

Blogs from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

January 21, 2018–Called and Equipped
Jocelyn Breeland, Sunnyvale, CA  Warm-up Question Would it bother you if there was no more chocolate? A World Without Chocolate? Business Insider alarmed chocolate lovers around the globe recently with a New Year’s Eve story claiming chocolate would become extinct on earth by the year 2050. The claim was based on a 2016 by the […]
January 14, 2018–From Small Beginnings Come Great Things
Dennis Sepper, Burnsville, MN   Warm-up Question Can you name one famous person (or more) who came from your hometown? From Small Beginnings Come Great Things Can anything good come out of Swartekill, New York?  That was the birthplace of Isabella Baumfree who became known as Sojourner Truth.  Sojourner Truth was sold into slavery at […]
January 7, 2018–The Truth, the whole Truth …
John Hougen, Elkins Park PA  Warm-up Question At the moment, questioning what is true and what is false, what is real news and what is fake news, dominates political and moral analysis in the United States. Let’s turn these questions inward and ask: what is the truth about who I am and who God is? […]