Category Archives: Common Good

Following Jesus Faithfully


Last week we finished Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians. I enjoyed preaching through this important letter of Paul. In it we learn about the nature of the gospel and life…

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Befriending Refugees

I had never really thought much about refugees until Mary and Martha’s initial Sunday school presentation made me aware of the challenges they face before and after they arrive in…

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Praying for Those Who Govern Us


Archbishop Foley Beach recently issued this invitation to churches in the ACNA: I would like to invite you to gather with members of our congregations on the steps of your…

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Loving Our Refugee Neighbors


Last November, Martha Wenzel and Mary Kaech taught a two-week class in Adult Ed. called “Our Refugee Neighbors: Who They Are and How We Can Love Them.” As part of…

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Seeking and Serving Christ in All Persons

Last month I was able to take part in a meeting of ACNA leaders who are involved in “Matthew 25” ministries. In Matthew 25:31-46, of course, we hear the powerful…

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