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Across the Pastor’s Desk: Coping with the changes in life

Remember when mini-skirts were in fashion? It goes back many years.

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Robin Gudal: We wear many different crowns

“Behaving like a princess is work. It’s not just about looking beautiful or wearing a crown. It’s more ...

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Robin Gudal: Celebrate life’s sweet memories

Today, as I sit at my computer, floods of memories rush through my mind. Exactly where I was, ...

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Robin Gudal: Joy in the dog days of summer

Have you heard of the “dog days of summer?” I always wondered what that meant, so I Googled ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: God’s Spirit is busy in our lives

We didn’t have much of a winter this year, but it still felt like spring came upon us ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: The secret of great contentment

If asked to give a graduation commencement speech this year, I would choose contentment as my theme. Amid ...

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Robin Gudal: I believe in the power of prayer

I have a saying hanging on my refrigerator: “Prayer is the most powerful way to influence anyone.” — ...

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Robin Gudal: God’s grace does not give up

I’ve been in the Cities for a few days with my nana hat on. On this recent trip, ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: What are you trying to grow?

A reader or two might know that I am bi-vocational; I’m not only a Lutheran pastor, but also ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: The Gospel according to Bach

I’m a fan of the work of the Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach. Bach was a prolific composer ...

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Robin Gudal: We are in an important season

Years ago, I heard this illustration, and it sums up well the choices we have daily:

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: Life is always being made new

It has truly been a “joy” sharing ministry with you during my time here. I would like you ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: Jesus is the Savior that we need

This Sunday begins a very important week in the life of Christians. Holy Week begins this Sunday with ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: Do not conform, but be set apart

Across the Pastor’s Desk by Ryan Quigley Growing up, I always would do this thing where I would ...

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Robin Gudal: Celebrating milestones together

By the time you’ve read this I will have been to Branson, Missouri, with much of our family ...

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