Category: Religion

Pastor Larson’s Corner: He Lives

When I was growing up, we had a member of our church who started every telephone conversation by saying, “He Lives!” Whether you called him or he called you, he always started the conversation...

Pastor Larson’s Corner: Passwords

When I first started using a computer, I had the same password for everything. I figured it would assure me of never forgetting a password when I needed it. Later I learned that this...

Pastor Larson’s Corner: Sent

When I graduated from the seminary, I was assigned to the Canadian District of the American Lutheran Church. My first call was to a two-point parish in Northern Saskatchewan. Serving a congregation in Saskatchewan...

Pastor Larson’s Corner: Fear and faith

I had a religion professor in college who liked to say that, “Faith is the flip side of fear.” He said this because throughout the New Testament, Christians are called to move away from...

Pastor Larson’s Corner: Staying in touch

This Christmas I enjoyed receiving many Christmas cards and letters from family and friends. Often there was a personal note attached to a family photo or a newsy letter. Reading these notes had the...