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“HE WILL SIT AS A REFINER AND PURIFIER OF SILVER”

“HE WILL SIT AS A REFINER AND PURIFIER OF SILVER” A Bible study group was going through the Old Testament as a yearly project, and they came upon these words from the prophet Malachi: “He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver; he will purify the Levites and [...]

Lent is a Time for Dancing

Lent is a time for dancing Wait a minute.  Isn’t this one of the most solemn seasons in the Church Year?!  How could there be time for dancing in the midst of prayer, fasting and additional time in God’s Word?  Psalm 30:8-12 answers how there is time for dancing just [...]

THE CHOICES WE MAKE

THE CHOICES WE MAKE “Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should!”  How many times did I hear that phrase from my mother?  Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.  As I look around at our country today, I note the choices we can make in a privileged society.  [...]

” Sharing the Gospel, Side by Side “

“Sharing the Gospel, Side by Side” On Sunday, January 25th we gathered around God’s Word with members of our Resurrection family of all ages!  January of this New Year has been a youth emphasis month.  I hope this begs the age-old Lutheran question in each of us, “Youth emphasis month…what [...]

Respond Rather Than React

You know what’s amazing?  The way God continues to speak directly and honestly to humanity today (right now in November of 2014!) in the way only He can; with timeliness, applicability and His timeless Truth.  One of my devotions last week asked a great application question: “Read 1 Peter 2:9-10 [...]

A NEW CREATION – TO RECEIVE GOD’S GOOD GIFTS!

“Give!  Give!  Give!”  From religious TV shows to church pulpits to mass mailings – from door-to-door appeals to EMV’s (Every Member Visits): for most Christians, the words “Give!  Give! Give!”  (til it hurts … til it feels good … til you reach your fair share … til you tithe …) [...]

BLESSED . . . BY NEW BEGINNINGS

BLESSED . . . BY NEW BEGINNINGS Beginnings . . . a good word to describe the month of September: the beginning of the a “new congregational work year” (2014-2015) . . . the beginning of school (and our own Resurrection Lutheran School & Child-Care) and colleges . . . [...]

Life After Easter

Life After Easter Where is our world headed?  What is going to be the result of issue X, Y or Z?!  These questions and so many other questions like them can cause fear, anxiety and tempt us to despair.  Are we tempted to put on a robe of apathy to [...]

Pastors Post March 2014

Dear Friends in the RISEN Christ Jesus, our Lord and Savior,   SOMEHOW to Attain to the Resurrection from the Dead   “I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, and so,  SOMEHOW, [...]

Pastor’s Post Feb 2014

PASTOR’S POST Everyone has an agenda…even Jesus! I’ve grown accustomed to February being a month of reflection for our Resurrection family.  We take the opportunity this month to thank God for His grace, His hope and His love actively working through Resurrection Lutheran Church in the past 58 years into [...]