Meet Jason Bryan-Wegner. He is one of the pastors at Zumbro Lutheran Church in Rochester, MN. Below is his blog post on and the concept of blessing and "Why Jesus?" story for January 27. Bryan-Wegner writes: The opening verses of chapter 5 are likely the best-known verses in Matthew’s gospel. Why? Probably because Jesus announces … Continue reading More Than Blessings
Meet Pastor Betsy Hoium. She is the associate pastor of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Roseville, Minnesota. Below is her post on January 20th's story of Matthew 4:1-17 on deserts, light and how they intersect with "Why Jesus?" Hoium writes: We love the images of Jesus being baptized in the Jordan River by his … Continue reading A Desert, Light, and Why Jesus?
Meet Heather Roth Johnson. She is the associate pastor of St John's Lutheran Church in Lakeville, Minnesota. Below is her post on January 13th's story of Matthew 3:1-17 on baptism, babies, relationship, and “Why Jesus?” Roth Johnson writes: Baptism of Our Lord Sunday is January 13. John proclaims the kingdom of heaven has come near. What is … Continue reading A Sweet Baptism Story
Hello Why Jesus Churches: One member of the Why Jesus team combined two pieces of the Why Jesus? curriculum - the coloring book and some of the confirmation material to create a Why Jesus? Devotional for Families. Check it out: whyjesus_family devotional Feel free to download, copy, and handout to your congregation today!
Meet Pastor Joanna Mitchell. She is the associate pastor of Shepherd of the Hills in Edina, Minnesota. Below is her post on January sixth's story of Matthew 2:1-23, on passing down the faith, and how this all intersects with "Why Jesus?" Mitchell writes: When I entered the ministry, I read studies, heard sermons and attended … Continue reading Faith, January 6, and Why Jesus?
Hello Why Jesus Friends: Just a quick post, to upload the "Why Jesus? Project Logo. Thanks to Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church in St. Paul, MN for their creativity with this logo. Here is a PDF of the Logo: why jesus logo There is a png.file available as well but please request it at firstname.lastname@example.org. What … Continue reading Why Jesus? Logo
The Why Jesus? Project for Epiphany 2019 has Sunday School curriculum, themes for each week, a video series and confirmation material, music, sermon ideas and children's sermons, and now has a Coloring Book. (For the home page, click on the Why Jesus? logo at the top of this page.) Each Sunday, there is what we … Continue reading Why Jesus? Coloring Book