Posts Tagged "witness"

WATCH THE VIDEO…Family Priorities for TODAY

WATCH THE VIDEO…Family Priorities for TODAY

The COVID-19 pandemic has created upheaval for our families, churches, and nations. It is a time when God is calling His people to re-examine their priorities. Join me as I talked with Prof. Ben Freudenburg (Concordia Center for the Family) about biblical priorities for families. I especially consider our important task of pointing all eyes to Jesus through what we say and do in the family. Listen to a recording of the interview that...

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Great COVID-19 & Beyond Resources for Families!

Great COVID-19 & Beyond Resources for Families!

I’m joining with the leaders of six other ministries that strengthen and equip families to provide seven 30-minute webinars in June (Tuesdays and Thursdays June 9 through 30). The focus of the webinars will be “Equipping Families through COVID-19 and Beyond.” EVERYONE is encouraged to take part in these very insightful interactive events. To learn more and register (for free) go to:  www.EquipFamilies.net The...

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Sabbatical Summary

Over the past two months, I’ve had the privilege to enjoy a sabbatical from my regular routine of pastoral service. As I reflect, I must answer the question…was it worthwhile? My exuberant answer is absolutely “YES!” I’ve gained a profound appreciation of the truth that LIFE IS REWARDING AND JOYFUL when it’s lived IN GOD’S WAY! My goal these past two months was primarily to practice what I preach when it comes to living out loving...

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Sabbatical!

I’m now enjoying my long-awaited sabbatical! Heather and I are in a cabin in the Smoky Mountains near Pigeon Forge, TN. The mountains, trees, wildlife and flowers are beautiful. Heather and I have had some awesome hikes to rejuvenate after some long, grueling weeks of work. It’s a great place to read and catch up on a number of things I’ve had to push off until now. A big priority is preparing for the latter part of the...

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Family Foundations

Yesterday was a special day at Faith Lutheran Church of Grand Blanc. We were able to honor Rev. Dr. John Heins as he has reached the milestone of being a pastor in the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod for sixty years. This is an achievement worthy of recognition in itself, but the reason why we’re especially grateful here at Faith is that John began his public ministry as the first pastor of the congregation. John was leading worship and his...

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Life in God’s Way

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