Prayer with Power…and Grumbling & Stumbling

Prayer with Power…and Grumbling & Stumbling

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. Max Lucado is the Christian author of a number of best-selling books, including several on prayer.  In one such book, Before Amen, he makes this admission: Hello, my name is Max.  I’m a...
The Eternal Word Alone

The Eternal Word Alone

Last year at this time, we were, along with Lutherans and other Christians the world over, in the midst of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.  Reformation 500 and Luther’s image were plastered on posters, banners, and church bulletins. Now...
Servant of All

Servant of All

The sermon text for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost is from Mark 9:33–37 Who Is the Greatest? [33] And they came to Capernaum. And when he was in the house he asked them, “What were you discussing on the way?” [34] But they kept silent, for on the way they had argued...
Call Process Update

Call Process Update

I thank everyone that came to the Call meeting on Sunday. It was a wonderful turnout and we had great discussion. It is evident that we are blessed with members who have their heart for their congregation family. As for the next steps of the Call process, the official...
Hope Lutheran Sunday Morning Schedule Update

Hope Lutheran Sunday Morning Schedule Update

For some time, the Board of Elders has been considering possible changes to the Sunday morning schedule at Hope Lutheran Church, especially considering a change from three to two services. The Board’s Worship Committee was tasked with studying the matter and making...