'Family Life Sermon Series' Tagged Posts

Open the Door

Growing up, the door to my bedroom was just a little too big. It was the kind of door that was considered “shut” when about 1/8” of the door overlapped the frame. If you shoved hard enough, you could close it all the way, but that just meant it was going to be a pain to open again. Have you ever had a door like that? Occasionally, we find these same stuck doors in the relationships of life. Maybe a…

Two Families

My very first position as a church worker was in Katy, Texas. After four years of college, I was placed at Memorial Lutheran Church. It was such a wonderful place to start my professional ministry. There were tons of people who adopted their new intern and made me feel like family. Over time, however, things slowly changed. The dreaded “church politics” monster reared its ugly head as people fought about what types of worship were acceptable, what color carpets and…