Stories


Joshua Tree
October 18, 2017

My Heroes are Friends?!

My favorite band growing up was U2. The first CD I ever heard played (we only had tapes until then) was The Joshua Tree. The first big concert I ever went to was U2. I can...


lord's prayer
October 04, 2017

The Lord’s Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer can be prayed as it is written or it can be expanded on based on our current experiences. Below is an example of how I prayed just a few days ago: Our...


fall is in the air
October 02, 2017

Fall is in the Air

Step outside and take a deep breath: it’s here, Fall. This season connects to our senses in a way that others fall short. The smell of dried leaves and the scents of baking spices are...


Forgiveness
September 27, 2017

Forgiving the Little Things

It happens every day – someone doesn’t wait their turn at a four way stop, our boss is rude, our spouse forgets to call or doesn’t text us back, a friend stands us up, or...


Covenant Pines sunset
August 16, 2017

Peace Among the Pines

I’ve written this article several times now, and deleted each version immediately upon reading it back. I think I have unknowingly been trying to use this post to pitch the idea of going on the...


money
July 19, 2017

Serving God or Money?

One of the most difficult areas of life to submit to God is the area of finance. How does our relationship with God affect our spending? Does our faith impact how we save money for...


Edina 4th of July parade
July 10, 2017

Freezes, Balloons, 4th of July, Oh My!

This year’s heavily-attended 4th of July celebration was blast for all involved! For years, this congregation has opened up our building and our hearts to the community during the Edina 4th of July parade that...


abandon to Jesus
May 30, 2017

Abandon

As a person who suffers with an anxiety disorder, discerning between the illness and a lack of faith proves difficult. There are times when I feel like nothing is right, everything bad will happen, nothing...


women's life group dinner
May 05, 2017

Women’s Life Group

“A place to gather women and share a simple meal and dive deep with people over real stories and Christ centered conversations. A time for a whole lot of laughter – and maybe a few...


yellow flowers
April 28, 2017

A Fresh Start

“For behold, the winter is past; the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.”...


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