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All the words of love and encouragement from Pastor Joel’s Blog

Franciscan Benediction

by CLCstaff

A colleague of mine shared this with me, and it spoke deeply to my heart. Please prayerfully read each word and consider what they may mean in your life. Franciscan BenedictionMay God bless you with discomfort…Discomfort at easy answers, half-truths and superficial relationships,Discomfort, so that you will live deep within your heart. May God bless […]

Are We Having Fun?

by CLCstaff

Last February we started our Turnaround Initative with church consultant Pastor Dave Daubert. After lots of conversations and prayer we are now beginning to put into action what we learned. It’s true that genuine ministry can be daunting and just plain hard work. After all, we want to be involved in people’s lives, and sometimes […]

Focus and Priorities

by CLCstaff

Christ Lutheran is not the same congregation that it was in the 70’s, 80’s or even the 90’s. We are smaller and we have grown older. But that does not mean we are necessarily weak or that we are not needed in our community. Like I wrote a few weeks ago, we have some wonderful […]