Communion in a time of QUARANTINE

“For times like these, when our heart feels too sorely pressed, this comfort of the Lord’s Supper is given to bring us new strength and refreshment.” Martin Luther in The Large Catechism As we find ourselves in this time of orders to “Stay Home, Stay Safe,” the question arises if we should be partaking in… Continue reading Communion in a time of QUARANTINE

I Believe that I Cannot Believe

March 12, 2017 John 3:1-17 Have you ever wondered what it would be like living in a different time and place? Perhaps thinking that you may get away from some of the terror and fear we experience today. In reality though, the sin that occurs today is no greater than the sin that has occurred… Continue reading I Believe that I Cannot Believe

Sinners in a Broken World

March 5, 2017 Matthew 4:1-11 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. When was the last time that you encountered the devil? When was the last time that you encountered evil? While Jesus is tempted in the wilderness by the devil, putting God to the test, we… Continue reading Sinners in a Broken World

Book Review: Faith Forming Faith by Paul E. Hoffman

What would the church, or the world for that matter, be like if we were to follow in the original teachings and faith formation of the founders of the church? Paul Hoffman brings this question to the forefront as he examines the adult catechumen and the effect that it can have on a congregation from… Continue reading Book Review: Faith Forming Faith by Paul E. Hoffman