October 2021 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

October 2021 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

“The Gift of Time” I did my best to be patient towards the end of August, when I had been told that I would be notified of the status of the grant that I had submitted for my upcoming renewal leave. Each morning I would check my email with bated breath, hoping to get...
August 2021 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

August 2021 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

“Get Ready to “Huddle” My friend Bryan Jaster and I have been meeting almost weekly for a Bible / Book study since 2003. Together we’ve read and drilled deep on almost every book of the Bible, and we’ve studied and wrestled with some wonderful books...
July 2021 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

July 2021 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

“Rooted” In June 2022, I will begin a 15-week renewal leave – an intentional time away to rest, rejuvenate, and recharge for the next phase of my ministry at Christ the King Lutheran Church. Helpfully, a colleague who recently completed her renewal leave...
June 2021 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

June 2021 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

We’re one year away – one year away from a Renewal Leave, both for me and for this congregation. You may remember that we had discussions about an upcoming Renewal Leave that was supposed to take place this summer. But shortly after submitting a grant application to...