Lyn JerdeJerde, a free-lance religion writer living in Madison, Wis., writes a weekly faith and values column for the Telegraph Herald in Dubuque, Iowa.
Articles by Lyn Jerde:
- Sweet silence
Celtic worship is 'a wonderful way' to start the week
- Do Lutherans hate evangelism?
Hate is such a strong word.
- Losing Lutheran
Some congregations leave denomination out of name
- What we need
Should the church give people what they want or what God wants?
- Citizen Carter
Former president uses 'gift' of fame to teach the faith
- Home work
Congregations move the training of young Christians out the church door
- Curing affluenza
It's about misdirected priorities and being owned by your stuff
- 4-step cure
Psychologist Jessie O'Neill suggests a four-step cure for affluenza.
- Decaying authority
The church's authority wanes when it ceases to be our central place of belonging