Photoshopping Death

Funeral homes specialize in doing everything necessary to whitewash the very basis of their existence. They pretty up the corpse […]

A Nap Before Dinner

Sin does not take a coffee break. Death does not care that we feel better when it is not around. […]
September 12, 2017 by Donavon Riley

Jesus Is The Only Picture of God’s Salvific Power We Get

The apostle writes that, “God’s power is made complete in weakness.” In the Bible, we’re taught that God’s cruciform grace […]

Jesus’ Ascension: Behold, I am Making All Things New!

Happy Himmelfahrt Day! Himmelfahrt is German for Ascension Day, which we celebrated last Sunday, May 28. Forty days after His […]

What Did Your Funeral Look Like?

Welcome. On behalf of the family of the deceased I would like to thank you for being here. You have […]

Our Redeemer Lives, and So Will You

Job was no stranger to cross life. For the sake of a wager, God allowed Satan to have his way […]

He’s Risen!

“He’s risen! He’s risen indeed, Alleluia!” This declaration of Jesus’ being raised from death has been the Church’s victory cry […]
April 11, 2017 by Donavon Riley

He Who is Risen Raises You

I am privileged to be a member of Nain Lutheran in West Allis, WI. There aren’t a lot of churches […]
February 02, 2017 by Dr. Wade Johnston

He Who is Risen Raises You

I am privileged to be a member of Nain Lutheran in West Allis, WI. There aren’t a lot of churches […]
February 02, 2017 by Dr. Wade Johnston

The Church is not a Hospital for Sinners, It’s a Morgue for the Dead

“Church is not a museum for saints, its a hospital for sinners.” This phrase or something like it has been […]
January 05, 2017 by Joel Hess