Observations

Ministry in the Purple Zone

Our country is more divided than ever. We have red states and blue states, and even red and blue congregations. Or do we? Aren’t our congregations really just different shades of purple? The Rev. Dr. Leah Schade joins Todd for a discussion about her book, “Preaching in the Purple Zone,” and how a method she…Read more »

Continuing the push for racial justice

It’s been nine months since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, so Todd Seifert, host of the “In Layman’s Terms” podcast, decided to tell some follow-up stories featuring guests who helped explain the impact of police and other kinds of violence upon people of color in the spring of 2020. The communications team took…Read more »

I believes the world would be a better place if more people understood the love that Jesus Christ has for them and the sacrifice he made on their behalf.

I find the love of God inspiring, and that’s my vision for this website. Through my weekly podcasts, occasional blogs and photos, I hope to share some inspiration and help others come to a better understanding of their faith.

The stories and photos posted here are dedicated to what I find inspiring, and I hope that you do, too.

— Todd Seifert