From the Back Pew Blog

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Faith Based Parenting: New Parent Advice

March 1, 2023

There’s a lot of parenting advice out there. Hundreds of new parenting books flood the market every year but have you considered the one that’s over two thousand years old? The Bible is a wealth of parenting advice and lessons for all stages of life. How can new parents incorporate this tried and true resource […]

Hands coming out of the darkness and folded in prayer.

How to Find Time for Prayer

January 12, 2023

Have you said “hello” to God lately? Just as you greet your spouse, your children, your neighbors or your coworkers, take a moment out of your day to say hello to our Lord. Prayer is a powerful and personal way to connect to the higher power and a key way we grow as spiritual beings. […]



December 16, 2022

A theme of Angels and “holy interruptions”

An infant girl in white dress held by her mother and awaiting baptism.

Why Baptism is Important

December 9, 2022

Baptism is one of two Lutheran sacraments (the other being communion). It marks the beginning of a person’s holy journey by washing them in the Word of God. When did baptism start and why do we continue to do it today? Let’s look at the meaning of baptism and why it’s such an important part […]


Being Present- Thoughts From Confirmation Weekend

November 30, 2022

Reflections from Confirmation weekend worship

Advent candles burn in front of twinkling Christmas lights.

How to Celebrate Advent

November 11, 2022

The Advent season is almost upon us. You likely associate Advent with Christmas and the fun calendars with the hidden windows, but what is Advent and when did it start? Historically, Advent is more than just a period leading up to Christmas. It’s steeped in significant Christian traditions. Let’s look at the meaning of Advent […]


Dance Like, Praise Like, Worship Like David

November 1, 2022

A reflection on the 2 Samuel 6 sermons


Introducing Abbie Sonstegard – Our New Content Writer!

October 18, 2022

Hello! I am Abbie Sonstegard and I have recently accepted the position of “Content Writer” at King of Kings. I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself and my role in the church community. WHAT IS A “CONTENT WRITER?” Basically, I will be working with Dan Green and the worship team to write weekly […]

A Bible lays open to a favorite verse on a wooden table.

What are the Most Popular Bible Verses?

October 14, 2022

Songs that constantly play on the radio or movies that do huge business at the box office may not be your favorites, but there’s a reason behind their popularity. Hit songs, hot TV series and bestselling books become elevated because they resonate with the greater public. These cultural artifacts fill some collective need that was […]

Monument to Martin Luther in his hometown of Eisleben Germany.

Who Was Martin Luther?

September 16, 2022

It’s a classic story: a hard working blue collar couple wants the best for their son. They pinch pennies and send him to the best schools so that he can become a lawyer instead of following his father’s footsteps down the local ore mine. The young lad starts promising but a rebellious streak awakens and […]