Entries by Bernt Hillesland

(Re?)discover Martin Luther

“Why are you a Lutheran?” our friend asks, and maybe we reply: “the church I like just happens to be Lutheran,” or, “I grew up Lutheran.” Or do we have more to say about the Lutheran approach to life and spirituality and the faith that draws us? Martin Luther is a name that’s easy to […]

Peace and joy

“Do not let your hearts be troubled.” (John 14.1) I am so pleased and happy to be one of your pastors at First Lutheran Church. It is wonderful to be a part of a church community that is open to thinking ahead, sickness aware of changing times and how that may change how we “do” […]