Ask a Gen Xer or a Baby Boomer what he thinks of a Millennial—a person born between 1984 and 2002—and the response is usually the same: Coddled by their parents. Slow to adulthood. Avoiders of conflict. At ease with racial, ethnic and sexual diversity. Quick to cut ties with the Church after leaving home. The response from the Millennial isn’t much better: “Yeah. So?” Continue reading “scratching the millenial itch”
When I climbed inside my Camry on Monday afternoon, I wasn’t in the greatest mood. I was cold, which is really nothing new, but I was also sick with a sore throat aching more by the minute.
True confessions: I was a mess and had no business heading to St. Louis to present at LCMS U’s Taboo, a conference with hundreds of college students.
I wanted to crawl into bed, cough a lot and wake up three days later. Continue reading “I am baptized into Christ”
For spending more hours than normal each week writing extra sermons,
For braving the children’s pageant where little Elizabeth will inevitably set her dress on fire,
For sacrificing time with your family each Wednesday or Thursday night, Continue reading “thank you”