Monthly Archive: December 2012

A Rant About Guns, Sin, Victoria Soto, and a Prayer

A Rant About Guns, Sin, Victoria Soto, and a Prayer

According to the Children’s Defense Fund, in the 45 years since Martin Luther King was shot to death, bullets have killed in excess of one million people in the United States of America… including Dawn...

Where is Your God now?

Where is Your God now?

“27 dead. Where is your God now?  Why would he let innocent children die?”  One of my coworkers asked me after we heard the news of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. Non Christian’s...

Excuses

Excuses

I have caught up to myself! (In the devotional I am writing.) I have my ideas and outlines ready, but I do not have the time to expand on them for the blog every...

Advent: We Are the Body

Advent: We Are the Body

Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 In the Bible we read of the church as different things, one is the bride, another is the body. We are all part of one body; the body of...

Advent: Salt and Light

Advent: Salt and Light

Scripture Reading:   Matthew 5:13-16 Devotional: The disciples sat listening to Jesus as He taught them things they had never heard before. Jesus told us that we are like salt.  Isn’t that funny? Q. What did...

Advent: 2nd Sunday

Advent: 2nd Sunday

I have been writing an Advent family worship devotional for my family and number of people have requested that I post it on the blog.  I am aiming it at my 6 year old,...

Family Worship: Advent Day 6

Family Worship: Advent Day 6

Advent: Day 6 Scripture Reading:   Matthew 1:18-25 Devotional: Q. Do you know what it means to be engaged? When two people are engaged, that means they’ve promised to marry each other.  Sometimes people break...

Family Worship: Advent Day 5

Family Worship: Advent Day 5

Advent: Day 5 Scripture Reading: Matthew 6:5-15 Devotional: Jesus came to make things right between us and God.  In Matthew, Jesus was teaching His disciples the things they needed to know to be good...

I don’t normally “reblog” someone else’s blog…but this is an exception, as this needs to be said. Here is a post from Rev. Wes Bredenhof. I hope that through this message our Lord will...

A Shocking Youth Message and Lord’s Day 32/33 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

A Shocking Youth Message and Lord’s Day 32/33 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

The theme for home visits the season at my church is Matthew 7:13-14.  “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter...