Living a Good News Life in a Bad News World (Page 3)

A Temporary Assignment

Psalm 39:4 4 “Show me, Lord, my life’s end     and the number of my days;     let me know how fleeting my life is. Dear Friends in Christ, Early on in my ministry I remember visiting with an elderly pastor whose name was Ervin Meseke.  He was raised in the Augsburg area, just 4 miles east of…

Life is a Trust

Luke 12:48 48 But the one who does not know and does things deserving punishment will be beaten with few blows. From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked. Dear Friends in Christ, Last Sunday in the introduction…

Passing the Test

1 Corinthians 10:13 13 No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it. Dear Friends in Christ, In my introduction this morning I’d…

What Drives You?

Ecclesiastes 4:4 4 And I saw that all toil and all achievement spring from one person’s envy of another. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.   Dear Friends in Christ, If you happened to be here last Sunday morning, then hopefully you will remember that I began a brand new sermon series that…

Reflecting the Son

2 Corinthians 3:18 18 And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate[a] the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.   Dear Friends in Christ, Recently I came across some interesting information about the moon.  I knew I wanted to talk about…