Weary? Burdens? What to do? Help where?
“For my yoke is easy and my burden is light”
” Come unto me all ye who are weary and I will give you rest… “Take my yoke upon you and learn from me ….
“For my yoke is easy, and by burden is light…Matthew 11; 28 – 30
Aptos, CA: The priest (initials L.P.) at
Resurrection Catholic Community and Pastor Dale Sollom-Brotherton of Christ Lutheran Church both preached similar sermons on July 9, 2017.
There are some striking differences as to what ‘yolked’ with Jesus means for people in the pews.
“For my yolk is easy and my burden light….” So — what makes our burdens light — or lighter?
Listen to these two pastors and consider what makes your burdens light — when you are yoked together with Jesus Christ, who heals you. Lots of things similar and some striking differences. What works for you? For more information about Aptos Churches visit
Our current political and world situation provides an incentive for us to learn and act says Pastor Dale with Christ Lutheran Church in Aptos, CA. This church is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Come to Christ Lutheran on Sundays in March at 11:15 for a series of six classes titled Faith and Public Policy. Location: 10707 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA. 831 688-5727
The classes on Faith and Public Policy follow Christ Lutheran’s 10 am Worship service and time for Coffee, Food and Fellowship.
Pastor Dale will lead the discussion sessions based on online lectures and suggested readings by Jim Wallis, President and Founder of Sojourners.
Class 1 is titled Introduction. Class 2 is titled Poverty (Part II) of Jim Wallis’ online lectures. Class 3 is titled Immigration. Class 4 is titled Race and Religion.
For information on the online classes available through Jim Wallis:
Faith, Social Justice and Public Life
Breitbart’s perspective of Jim Wallis and Sojourners:
Resource for the Social Statement by Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (1991):
Start small in changing the world? Garden plots are available at
Aptos Community Garden, an outreach of Christ Lutheran Church. Spade that dirt! Turn that soil! Make beautiful vegetables and flowers.