As a child, my understanding of Lutheran theology was informed at least as much by its distance from Roman Catholicism as it was by anything we did in worship itself.
Confronting Our Biases on the Feast of Saint Matthew
While there seems to be some debate on certain parts of Matthew’s story, all agree on one thing: Saint Matthew was a tax collector.
Saint Matthew and the Jesus Dojo
I really thought I was a ninja when I was a kid. Seriously. Well, at least a ninja in training.
Saint Matthew – How Jewish was Jesus?
I went to seminary as a single, young woman in my mid-twenties after living overseas in Tanzania for three years. I returned to the States […]
Saved at the Dinner Table with Saint Matthew
Saturdays have never really been a day for our family to sleep in. Between sports, church life, hiking trips, and other adventures, we are typically […]
Getting Ready for the Year-End Sprint
This end-of-year sprint is familiar territory for all of us. And still, every year it rolls around and surprises us.
St. Matthew teaches fearlessness–and the urgency of Christ’s call.
“Follow me” doesn’t even feel like a question. There’s a sense of urgency to the call of Jesus.
Coins, Berries, Daisies, and Animals: Celebrating Early Autumn Feast Days
Special days aren’t just for Advent and Lent, they happen throughout the year. By observing just a few, we enrich our faith, and the faith of our family.
Faith at Home: Planning Ahead for September
Our monthly feature helps you think ahead to live the liturgical year at home.
Celebrating St. Matthew, Evangelist
St. Matthew’s feast is a direct connection between our brokenness and Heaven’s wholeness.