A Sacrifice of Thanksgiving
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A Sacrifice of Thanksgiving

Greater awareness of our dependence on Him for all things is also the beginning of a more grateful heart. How profound our sacrifice of thanksgiving becomes when it springs forth from the seed of recognition of all we lack in ourselves! When we more fully understand our need for Him, and more clearly appreciate His bountiful provision in our lives, our humble offering of thanks is invaluable to Him who already owns the world.

Handwashing: More than a Surface Clean
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Handwashing: More than a Surface Clean

Much has been made lately about the importance of good hygiene practices, particularly handwashing. I would like to go on the record as pro-handwashing. In fact, I am so totally in favor of handwashing, that every time one of my younger children leaves the bathroom, I loudly proclaim my stance on the issue: “Don’t forget to flush and wash!”

Idolatry and Coronavirus
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Idolatry and Coronavirus

What does idolatry and coronavirus have to do with each other? Coronavirus has changed how we have lived these past few weeks.  Routines have been upset, schedules have been cleared, and make-shift “offices” have been set up in playrooms and storage rooms across the city. As I went along trying to find some sort of...

Dwelling With God
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Dwelling With God

For the past two years, I have been writing a book exploring what dwelling with God looks like in our culture of busyness and distraction. The book writing process is taking a long time because, well, I’ve been busy.  I’ve gotten distracted.  You can see why God has some things He wants to teach me...

Ash Wednesday
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Ash Wednesday

    Lent – Ash Wednesday Marks the Beginning February 26 our church will observe “Ash Wednesday”, which officially brings us into the season of Lent with its culmination in the Church’s greatest celebration of the year, that of Easter. Lent as a season is one of penitential reflection and sober contemplation upon one’s sin,...

Together We Remember
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Together We Remember

The Beauty of Weekly Gathering Week after week we come together as the church body to remind ourselves of what truly matters in this life. We come and receive LIFE in our Lord Jesus Christ through His Word and Sacraments. We experience Sabbath rest in God, NEEDING to come – because we are a people...