Monthly Archives: August 2014

Why a Comfort Dog? They help me do my job better…

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’m an introvert. I’m not just a little introverted. I’m not in any middle ground. I’m about a 19/20 on the scale when I take those inventories. You pick the word and I’m … Continue reading

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Why a Comfort Dog? They know what to do…

There are times when I don’t know what to do or say. Oh, I know the right answer is always Jesus. I was trained theologically by some of the best Lutheran minds in the world so I know the answers … Continue reading

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Why a Comfort Dog? The ministry is working…

We’re not going into this experience blind. We’re not adding a dog to our ministry because we think it’s a cute gimmick that will draw attention. We’re not looking for advertising potential. We’re looking to bring the Comfort of Jesus, … Continue reading

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Why a Comfort Dog? They bring down walls…

New Englanders are famous for their jovial, loving, and warm dispositions, right? Wrong. There is a reason the most famous face in NH was made of stone. People from New England, like their winters, can often be cold and tough. … Continue reading

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Why a Comfort Dog? They’re HIGHLY trained…

I’ll be honest with you. I’m not a dog guy. All the crotch sniffing, annoying midnight barks, dog-doo on my lawn, and wet dog smell? Really? I don’t know how anybody puts up with that. Then I met the LCC … Continue reading

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Why a Comfort Dog? They open doors…

Monday night, April 15th 2013. Three pastors sat in the office of First Lutheran Church to find ways to serve our neighbors after our city was attacked. Our first move was to call the area hospitals and offer to make … Continue reading

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Why a Comfort Dog?

I’m sure there are some people that wonder about a Church using a DOG in ministry. I’m sure because I was one of those people once. I had seen the LCC dog booth at a few conventions through the years … Continue reading

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