4 Things I (re) Learned during COVID

As we have returned to a kind of new normal this fall, I’ve been reflecting on some things I learned last year that I’m bringing into my post-pandemic (or whatever this time is) ministry. Students Bring their Home Lives with them to CampusWhen students are living in...
Growing Digitally

Growing Digitally

The digital realm is a familiar one for me. Even before the pandemic, I was organizing Skype and Facebook messenger calls with my family and friends to play long-distance games from the Jackbox franchise or Dungeons and Dragons. And, as an avid gamer, I was no...
Springtime Optimism

Springtime Optimism

Having grown up in Wisconsin, I have always viewed springtime with cautious optimism…warmer temps, and thoughts of summer come to the forefront of our minds. Yet, more often than not, we are slammed by an unexpected cold front or a snowstorm. This cautious...
Grace & Gigabites

Grace & Gigabites

It’s not a tactics-and-techniques kind of book; more importantly, Ryan Panzer describes the ways technology has influenced and changed our culture over the past decade with priorities of questions, community, collaboration, and creativity all having become more highly...
Connecting to Church Life

Connecting to Church Life

Last year disrupted many so things for us, especially our connection to our church life. While many churches around the country have reopened, many remain closed, and many congregants still feel unsafe to attend in-person worship. While nothing virtual can replace the...