Where God Dwells

Where God Dwells

“Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.” –  Psalm 90:1-2 I have seen some spectacular churches– beautiful...
THANKSGIVING

THANKSGIVING

It is good to give thanks to the Lord,    to sing praises to your name, O Most High;to declare your steadfast love in the morning,    and your faithfulness by night, – Psalm 92: 1-2 November brings our nation’s annual celebration of Thanksgiving.  As...

Practice Becoming Kind to One Another

It is interesting that the verb in this passage linked to the word “kind” literally means “to become,” and its present tense form would suggest, “practice becoming kind to one another.” This indicates that kindness is something that has to be diligently pursued and...

Reform & Renew

Grace to you and peace in the name of God, the Father, +Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen. Three years have passed since Lutherans around the world observed the 500 th anniversary marking the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. The year 2017 and the decade prior to it...

LIVING THROUGH LIFE’S DISAPPOINTMENTS

The God of heaven will prosper us.  We God’s servants will start the rebuilding.”-Nehemiah, in Nehemiah 2:20 Rarely does life go as we hope and expect. Disappointment and discouragement are often unavoidable realties in both our personal lives as well as in our public...