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...
Disciplines for Faith Formation

Disciplines for Faith Formation

How does one grow in faith? Look at these nine spiritual disciplines and reflect on how God works in us, for us, and finally through us for our benefit and for others. Feeding Faith Daily Prayer – talking to God. (Matt.6:9) Daily Bible Reading –  Following a...
Two Kingdoms and the Election

Two Kingdoms and the Election

As we have the opportunity to vote this week, it is a good time to reflect upon our role as citizens of two kingdoms. Every person is a subject of two kingdoms, one of which is spiritual, the other earthly. The unbeliever is in the kingdom of Satan, the believer...
Why Should You Share the Gift?

Why Should You Share the Gift?

In recent years we have asked you at this season to consider making a donation to help with scholarships for our students. You have responded with generosity and love. For this we are thankful. Again, this year we are giving you the opportunity to Share the Gift of...
C.F.W. Walther’s Theses on the Ministry

C.F.W. Walther’s Theses on the Ministry

Written by CFW Walther in 1875 these 10 theses about the office of ministry and another nine about the church form the basis of Lutheran Doctrine and practice in the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. THESIS I – The holy ministry, or the pastoral office, is an...

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