Discussions around faith & spirituality from Central MA by a Lutheran Pastor
Popular singers and songwriters, those who perform on stage, are many times idolized by fans; these days merchandise with their labeling can be found stuck to automotive bumpers, strewn across lids of laptops and worn as active-wear all over the place.
In ancient times carved images of…Continue
Posted by Rev. Andrew H. Borden on October 9, 2014 at 3:35pm
Do you like sheep? At the local dairy stand they are a big hit with kids, but most only know them as cute critters they get to pat when out for ice cream. How many people today have much of an insight into the ways and habits of sheep?
Shepherds weren’t merely an “option” for an occupation in ancient…Continue
Posted by Rev. Andrew H. Borden on October 2, 2014 at 3:14pm
Tonight I meet with the brand new confirmation group: the last batch affirmed their faith in June. Now I know that the entire half-dozen youth are not necessarily excited about putting in more time in the evenings twice a month due to whatever their various schools expect of them during the day. But, I…Continue
Posted by Rev. Andrew H. Borden on September 25, 2014 at 2:55pm
One of those pesky head-type colds took ahold of me later in the day this past Sunday. At first it was like “Maybe this is an allergy?” and then it was clear “No, this is hitting the sinus and throat and...” You know the type.
With all of the commitments we generally have these annoyances don’t’ shut-down our…Continue
Posted by Rev. Andrew H. Borden on September 18, 2014 at 3:06pm
So, when I got to church early this morning I noticed a strange odor coming from the chapel area and my office (on the other side of the wall). I checked out both areas and nothing really seemed…Continue
Started by Rev. Andrew H. Borden Jun 1, 2011.