"The Advent season is a season of waiting, but our whole life is an Advent season, that is, a season of waiting for the last Advent, for the time when there will be a new heaven and a new earth." -Dietrich Bonhoeffer As we enter into this Advent season, here are several opportunities for daily … Continue reading Advent 2021
A Digital Advent
Ministry and life during a global pandemic sometimes requires a bit more creativity than normal. While things look different in 2020, there are some things that remain the same and unshakable. Missing some of the normal Advent activities as we prepare for the coming of the newborn King, we have a chance to embrace some … Continue reading A Digital Advent
Lent In A Bag
Some of the best ideas end up in an entirely different place than you first imagined... This particular story begins with a challenge. While it's a blessing to have lived in so many places in the United States and around the world... The challenge is - how do you keep up with your nieces and … Continue reading Lent In A Bag
Lenten Devotional 2019
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When We Worship God
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!
Encounter The Promise
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
Advent – Encounter The Light
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
Encounter The Call
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
The Priesthood of All Believers Gets Practical – Part #4
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
Practical Resources Part 3
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.