Stricken, Smitten, and Afflicted

“Stricken, smitten, and afflicted, see Him dying on the tree! ‘Tis the Christ by man rejected; yes, my soul, ’tis He! ’tis He! ‘Tis the long-expected Prophet, [...]

The Ultimate Narrative

We've often heard it said that life is like a story. Alex creatively connects the idea of a story or narrative with our lives as followers of Christ.

You Are Not of This World

Sometimes things don't work out the way we planned. Sometimes that's the best news in the world. Rev. Brown writes convincingly that this is indeed the reality through Christ.

Teach Us to Number Our Days

What happens when we die? How are we supposed to truly live when we know the Grim Reaper stands ready to pounce? Rev. Fritsche reminds us that in Christ, we live in the light of our new life in Him.

The Bridegroom and His Bride

Rev. Borghardt poignantly illustrates how marriage is a picture of Christ and His Bride, the church and how, on the Last Day, we will finally see ourselves as He does now: pure, blameless and [...]

Catechism: The Fourth Commandment

This first commandment with a promise reflects how our God of order loves us and wants what's best for us in this life. Although we struggle with and may even rebel against those authorities He [...]

Shaming the Shamers

We've all seen the FB posts expressing outrage-veiled or overt-about how so-and-so did such-and-such. Maybe we've made a few posts like that ourselves...c'mon...admit it! Rev. Buetow explains [...]