Category Archives: children

In Trouble He Will Comfort You

We all have those people in our lives who have done more for us than they ever will know or realize. There are certainly parents, family, and many people close to us who form us and provide for us. Then … Continue reading

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Honestly, Thrivent… What I See Happening

Honestly Thrivent, I am disappointed in this news that no longer will great organizations will be eligible to receive funds. The LCMS response was pretty basic and simple, and while I agree it is not much other than this, expressing … Continue reading

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Slaughter of Innocents – Christmas 1

Readings: Galatians 2:4-7, Matthew 2:13-23 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for our sins, to delver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God … Continue reading

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Pop Music – Louder Yet All the Same

Music is apart of nearly everyone’s life. Be it listened to on the radio (constantly or infrequently), in the ears with IPods or other devices, in the background of our favorite TV shows and movies, in children’s toys, in schools, … Continue reading

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Life After Confirmation

Tonight at our congregation was the questioning and examination of catechumens before they are confirmed. Now, many a time and effort has been spent by many Pastors and committees and probably somewhere along the line there was even a task … Continue reading

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Midweek Lent on Baptism

During our midweek Lenten services we have been going through the chief parts of Luther’s Small Catechism, here is the sermon from last week on Baptism: Tonight, as we get to Holy Baptism it is important to take a look … Continue reading

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Why Johnny Can’t Sing Hymns?

My brother-in-law sent me a book last year entitled “Why Johnny Can’t Sing Hymns.” It has quite a few interesting thoughts, many of which I think are spot on. These thoughts as well as things we had desired to do … Continue reading

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