Community Life

Thanks for a Great Event!

Heather and I want to thank the awesome couples from St. Luke LCMS in Haslett, MI and Heart of the Shepherd LCMS in Howell, MI who joined us last weekend for a fantastic Marriage in God’s Way retreat. It was great to see couples who are seeking to live out the love of Jesus in their marriage. It was a joy to give them simple tools from God’s Word to help them move in that direction. The Lord will surely bless each of these couples,...

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FEAR or CARE?

FEAR is NOT dictating my life. ... I act in CARE for others, sometimes even wearing a facemask if it means I can share Jesus with them.

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Poor, Poor Jesus

In Luke 23:26-28 (ESV) we hear this account from the Passion of our Lord, Jesus, 26 “And as they led him away, they seized one Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, and laid on him the cross, to carry it behind Jesus. 27 And there followed him a great multitude of the people and of women who were mourning and lamenting for him. 28 But turning to them Jesus said, ‘Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me,...

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Missing Mandla

Missing Mandla

I must express my extreme sorrow over the recent sudden death of my dear brother pastor and friend, Rev. Mandla Khumalo from St. Peter’s Confessional Lutheran Church in Middleburg, South Africa. He was a vibrant preacher as he boldly shared the gospel of Jesus Christ. In June of 2019 Rev. Khumalo shared the Good News with the members of my congregation in Michigan while I was teaching at his congregation in South Africa. Mandla had invited...

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Bible Reading Journey Continues

Bible Reading Journey Continues

It’s not too late to join the Faith Bible Reading Journey as hundreds of friends from around the globe are joining in an effort to read through the whole Bible in two years with family friendly eyes. We started the journey on January 3rd, but my video presentations and written resources are still available and will remain so indefinitely. Join each Sunday morning from 9:30-10:30 a.m. (EST) as I’ll be discussing the readings for...

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Life in God’s Way

How Marriage in God’s Way Shapes a Complete Christian Worldview