Thankful for Rest

“And on the seventh day God finished the work that he had done, and he rested…

An Abundant Table: for Living Lutheran

Happy Thanksgiving Week! On a week when we remember the abundance of God's creation … despite…

The Cold

I'm sitting here writing this post in a freezing cold computer room, looking out on, oh…

What keeps us safe?

I'm sitting here at my neighborhood coffee shop, thousands of miles away from all the ostensibly…

Hoping for Christmas, Again

It’s Wednesday at 4 p.m., I haven’t blogged yet, I’m sitting at the library with Josh…

The Church that eats its own

I write this post with a heavy heart, hearing multiple stories this week of friends and…

Less is more: New Year’s Resolutions 2019

We've started off 2019 in typical exciting Denker fashion, with 12 hours spent drywalling our new…

Top blogs and moments of 2018

I was trying to figure out what to blog about today, the day after Christmas, when…

Comfort, O Comfort

Three months ago, on my son Josh's 3-year-old birthday, 13-year-old Jayme Closs lived her worst nightmare,…

Book Review: Is that poop on my arm?

Several months ago, I attended my first-ever book event, where two authors would read portions of…