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“He is not here; He has risen, just as He said!”

A WORD FROM THE PASTOR: Dear “Easter” People of God, “He is not here; He has risen, just as He said!” It seems that we have waited a long time to hear those words.  As you can’t help but notice this year, the celebration of Easter is early, but Easter [...]

Do We Have a Volunteer Problem? (Part 2)

A WORD FROM THE PASTOR: Do We Have a Volunteer Problem? Last week, in my column for the Good News Blast, I spoke to the above question: Do we have a volunteer problem at Resurrection?  Indeed, there is a problem, and it is rooted in each and every one of [...]

Do We Have a Volunteer Problem?

A WORD FROM THE PASTOR:  Do We Have a Volunteer Problem? I have heard it once – I have heard it a multitude of times here at Resurrection!  I hear talk that we have a “volunteer problem.”  I know that I have used that expression more than once – and [...]

Lift High the Name of Jesus!

A WORD FROM THE PASTOR: Lift High the Name of Jesus! Dear Friends in Christ our Lord, Celebrate!  God has given us His love, mercy and grace through His Son, Jesus.  Celebrate!  Our sins are forgiven and we are put right with God through the work of our Savior.  Celebrate!  [...]

A WORD FROM PASTOR HANK

A WORD FROM PASTOR HANK I planned a lavish home, where the wealthy could call,  but then I heard and orphan say, “I have no home at all.” I planned to buy a bedroom suite, so exquisite with charm, but then I heard a mother pray, “Lord, keep my baby [...]

We Are The Church!

WE  ARE  THE  CHURCH! Dear People of God, Scene #1:  The football team nearest us is standing together, heads bowed in prayer, with the coach in the center.  Suddenly, they give a big cheer, and the coach trots out on the field by himself.  The players go sit on the [...]

“You Are A Greeter, Too!”

“You  Are  A  Greeter, Too!” Remember the first time you worshiped at Resurrection?  I do.  Maybe I was different, because I had a ‘tour guide.’  Most first time worship guests at Resurrection are not so lucky – they do not have a tour guide.  There are hesitations about where to [...]

The Secret of Satisfaction

“The  Secret  of  Satisfaction” The comedy film “Cool Running” is about the first Jamaican bobsled team to go to the Olympics.  The late actor John Candy plays a former American gold medalist who coaches the team.  The Jamaicans affectionately dub the overweight coach “sled-god.” Later in the story, the coach’s [...]

Who’s Asleep in church?

This devotional,  from Lutheran Hour Ministries, was just too good to pass up, so I am sharing it with Resurrection.  This was written by Rev. Ken Klaus, former speaker for the Lutheran Hour.  My apologies to those who have seen this devotional – but it really should make you stop [...]

“But Why Should I Attend a Bible Study?” #2

Dear People of God, “But Why Should I Attend a Bible Study?”          Our mission as a congregation is “LOVE the Savior and our surrounding community, to EQUIP God’s people for ministry (to nurture and strengthen God’s people so that we can …), SHARE the Good News of Jesus with [...]