Ministry happens

Laced up Lutheran

Ministry happens in unexpected places sometimes. Sometimes it happens when you are waiting in line at the grocery store. Sometimes it happens at a bar. Sometimes it happens at the gas station. These are places that many don’t expect it to happen. But maybe we should.

Why do we expect that God will be absent from these places? As if God is limited into where God will work and be. Too often we place limitations on God – that God will only be in worship in a church building, if we are fortunate. And even then, so often we make God jump through so many hoops that it is an actual miracle for God to show up where we claim God could show up.

Why don’t we expect God show up at a bar, or in a line? Not holy enough? Hmm.

“And as he sat at dinner in the…

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