The Call of a Deacon Doesn’t End when the Church Goes Online – an Ordinaton Sermon for Deacon Koren Lindley

I had the privilege of being with the people of Luther Memorial Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska online, and with a few in person for the ordination of Deacon Koren Lindley on Sunday May 17, 2020. Deacon Koren has now been called and installed as Director of Family and Social Ministry, at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church in Omaha. What follows is the majority of the … Continue reading The Call of a Deacon Doesn’t End when the Church Goes Online – an Ordinaton Sermon for Deacon Koren Lindley

What does it mean, to me, to be a Deacon today?

Three years ago, I said “yes” to God, and the church said “yes” to me in affirming my call toward Word and Service ministry. Three years ago today, I was formally consecrated as a minister of Word and Service, a Deacon in our church. Set apart for formal ministry. And now, three years later in the eyes of a church, I am seen as ordained … Continue reading What does it mean, to me, to be a Deacon today?

Save the Dates!

Being able to share this wonderful news fills my heart with joy! My wife¬†Allison Siburg¬†has been called to serve alongside the people of Salem Lutheran Church in Fontanelle, Nebraska as their pastor. It’s a wonderful congregation full of great people with beautiful stories that I am excited to hear and see. Allison’s and my life together has been a beautiful journey from PLU and focuses … Continue reading Save the Dates!