Monthly Archives: April 2011

Thoughts on a Thursday night written on a Saturday morning.

Thursday I attended a meeting in which rural and small town ministries were discussed.  There has been much said and written about the future of rural and small town ministries and much more will be written in the future, much … Continue reading

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Will you be watching?

Friday is the long awaited day when the ‘wedding of the century’ will finally take place between Prince William and Kate Middleton.  The news has been hyping this for months, every network and newspaper has entire teams of correspondents in … Continue reading

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What about hell?

Let’s take a little quiz: How many people do you think will be or are now in hell? A)    Zero B)    About 100 C)    Hell is like Walmart on Saturday: crowded The cover story on Time magazine, hardly a theological … Continue reading

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The rest of the Easter Gospel

O God, for our redemption You gave Your only-begotten Son to the death of the cross and by His glorious resurrection delivered us from the power of the enemy.  Grant that all our sin may be drowned through daily repentance … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday Devotion

Collect for Holy Saturday: O God, creator of heaven and earth, grant that as the crucified body of Your dear Son was laid in the tomb and rested on this holy Sabbath, so we may await with Him the coming … Continue reading

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Holy Week Flashback

I wrote this last year during Lent for the church newsletter. Here is a reprint here as we enter the Holy Days of Holy Week. Peace Lutheran Church Natoma, Kansas March, 2010 Go to Dark Gethsemane. Why? Is something happening … Continue reading

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Wednesday in Holy Week Devotion

Collect for Wednesday: Merciful and everlasting God, You did not spare Your only begotten Son but delivered Him up for us all to bear our sins on the cross.  Grant that our hearts may be so fixed with steadfast faith … Continue reading

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