True Saving Faith Is ‘Blasphemous’

The little girl finds out that her dad is dying of cancer having months to live. A perfectly happy, strong […]

Full to Bursting

When a plant doesn’t bear fruit, we don’t blame the seed. Instead, we acknowledge that the plant refuses to do […]

I do believe; help my unbelief!

Mark 9:14-29I do believe; help my unbelief! Mark’s Gospel is fun—lots of fun. In Mark’s Gospel, do you know what […]
March 16, 2017 by Dr. Wade Johnston

What Does It Mean When Jesus Says, “I Am The Way”?

Thomas said to him, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?” Jesus […]
February 23, 2017 by Joel Hess

The Message That Called Me Out of Atheism and Plopped Me Into a Lutheran Pulpit

I was an atheist until I was twenty four. I was raised by an atheist. As a young man, I […]
February 02, 2016 by Donavon Riley

The Message That Called Me Out of Atheism and Plopped Me Into a Lutheran Pulpit

I was an atheist until I was twenty four. I was raised by an atheist. As a young man, I […]
February 02, 2016 by Donavon Riley

Good Grief: An Unexpected Journey through the Psalms of Lament

I typically enter a new year with a sense of wonder and excitement. But this year I begin it with […]
January 19, 2016 by Brian Thomas

Good Grief: An Unexpected Journey through the Psalms of Lament

lament

lament

I typically enter a new year with a sense of wonder and excitement. But this year I begin it with […]
January 19, 2016 by Brian Thomas

Reconnecting Through My Father’s Ghosts

In 1969 my father and 99 other soldiers walked into a Vietnamese jungle for the first time. By the end […]
January 05, 2016 by Donavon Riley

Reconnecting Through My Father’s Ghosts

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father-hands

In 1969 my father and 99 other soldiers walked into a Vietnamese jungle for the first time. By the end […]
January 05, 2016 by Donavon Riley