Lutheran Church Charities Comfort Dogs

Lutheran Church Charities Comfort Dogs

“Hear my prayer, O Lord; give ear to my pleas for mercy! In your faithfulness answer me, in your righteousness!” Psalm 143:1 Daily around the country grief, turmoil, pain, challenges of all kind upset the lives of everyday people. Often cataclysmic events alter...
Devotions You can Do with Your Preschooler

Devotions You can Do with Your Preschooler

We all find ourselves in the same place. We want to make family devotions an important part of the family faith ritual but somehow we don’t know where to begin or what to do. So we let the urge pass and promise to “do better” next time. Yet “next time” has just become...
Where is God in Your Bad News?

Where is God in Your Bad News?

As parents we all dread the “phone call.” The ring in the night when the voice on the other end tells you something has happened to your teenage child. Shock, disbelief, and possibly panic all flow over you like a river. You notice something is wrong with your...
King of the Universe

King of the Universe

“And the Lord will be king over all the earth. On that day the Lord will be one and his name one.” Zechariah 14:9 I remember the classic Bert Lahr song from the Wizard of Oz. Trying to overcome his feelings of insecurity as the “Cowardly” Lion he dreams of a day when...
Lessons from Nehemiah

Lessons from Nehemiah

“Remember for my good, O my God, all that I have done for this people.” Nehemiah 5:19 Nehemiah was appointed to rebuild the wall around Jerusalem. The Exiles were returning from the east. Safety was a concern. Walls keep the people safe. So God chose Nehemiah to be...
Love and Law

Love and Law

Word created. The spoken thought of God organized matter and held it together in a system of complex relationships that were, well, perfect. Even God said it was “very good.” We use words to describe this like Holy, Perfect and Law. Law? I think we misunderstand a...

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