Observations

Seeking Justice as Christians

The “In Layman’s Terms” podcast concludes its series on re-emerging from our in-home exiles with a look at how we can reshape our communities to more closely resemble the Kingdom of God. A key part of that effort likely is justice ministries. Host Todd Seifert, conference communications director, interviews the Rev. Sarah Marsh, the new…Read more »

Lydia Patterson Institute

In this special video episode of “In Layman’s Terms,” host Todd Seifert talks with Dr. Socorro de Anda and Rev. Larry Moffet about the Lydia Patterson Institute. LPI is a ministry of education and discipleship for kids along the border of El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Mexico. The episode also celebrates Dr. de Anda’s 37…Read more »

Keeping What Works

The re-engagement series continues with an interview with the Rev. Stephanie Ahlschwede, lead pastor at St. Paul United Methodist Church in the Benson neighborhood of north Omaha. She and Todd talk about the things St. Paul tried as a means of staying connected to its community and parishioners and how some of those efforts are…Read more »

Reading the Bible

We continue our look at re-engaging our faith by examining how we read the Bible. In this episode, Rev. Jeff Goetzinger from the Hutchinson area and Todd talk about their different strategies for reading through the Bible in 365 days. Download or listen to the episode.

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