Hi! Thanks for visiting this new blog. After a long while of having some blogging ideas in the back of my head, I’m finally getting started!

A little about me: I am a husband, father, and pastor in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. My bride, Heidi, and I have four children. I’ve been blessed to serve the people of Faith Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls for the past six years. I also serve on the Board of Directors for Shepherd’s Canyon Retreat in Wickenburg, Arizona. (The background sunset photo on my original post was taken at Shepherd’s Canyon in 2017.)

The title of this blog is drawn from an expression that the Apostle Peter uses in Acts chapter 3:20, the only reference to “times of refreshing” in Scripture. Through this blog, I hope to provide a mix of both refreshing & encouraging and also challenging & thought-provoking reflections which are consistently Christ-centered. Thanks for reading!

Christ’s peace.

– Kory Janneke