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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCYS7JMUGGQ Originally recorded for because of a snow day for friends at St. John's Lutheran Church - Grove City, Ohio. But it's not just confined to snow days!
Abstract and Theme- We live in a world and culture of broken promises and relationships. Broken families, friendships, marriages, relationships with co-workers… It happens in our schools, neighborhoods, homes, government, and our churches. As we move into a culture that has found itself living into the idea of expressive individualism and "my truth," how … Continue reading Encounter The Promise
Abstract - Light - the very first created thing. The way God chose to reveal His Glory: a burning bush, a fire on top of Mount Sinai, a pillar leading the Israelites. It was no accident when Jesus taught that He was the Light of the World. The fulfillment at the festival and feast of … Continue reading Advent – Encounter The Light
Abstract - "The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance." - 2 Peter 3:9 A wise pastor once summarized the story of Abraham as- God says to Abraham: "I'm going to send you … Continue reading Encounter The Call
Vacation Bible School. Mission Trips. Conferences. As we find ourselves already part way through the summer months, church staff and volunteers find themselves in the midst of this beautiful (and exhausting) time of the year. Because time spent in conversations, building relationships, and sleep is critical - we are here to help so you can … Continue reading The Priesthood of All Believers Gets Practical – Part #4
Notice that your old trick of substituting "m" in place of "www" has stopped working when trying to download videos from Facebook? Facebook has been trying to make your life easier! This very informal and quick tutorial shows how to download what you're looking for.
By popular requests for my friends at St. John's, in Denmark, camp, Colorado, and California.
From Ashes to Easter, by the Rev. Dr. David M. Wendel, NALC Assistant to the Bishop for Ministry and Ecumenism, is now available. The 2018 Lenten devotions follow the daily Bible reading calendar being used throughout the NALC, the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and Lutheran Church—Canada. From Ashes to Easter is available for download in two … Continue reading From Ashes to Easter
As Lent approaches very quickly, in the church as leaders and volunteer servants, we find ourselves with a very long to do list and a very short amount of time. People often joke with me thinking that I love organization The truth? While I do love brightly colored post-it notes, organization isn't my thing. Relationships … Continue reading The Priesthood of All Believers Gets Practical Part 2