Playground behavior

If you think churches are divided today, reread Ephesians 2:11–22. That, said the Rev. Samuel Son during the Synod of Lakes and Prairies’ Synod School worship, is the place Paul reminded believers they once reverted to childish name-calling: “The Uncircumcision” and “The Circumcision.”

Remote Alaskan church thrives

The Rev. Joseph Reid has had two unique calls from God to preach at two historic churches with one big difference — the view. “My office window at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, Alabama, looked out on the overflow parking area for the church,” Reid said. “From my office in Utqiagvik, I can see the Arctic Ocean.”