Article by Steve Gettinger, Pastor of Risen Lord Lutheran Church, Taylorsville, Kentucky. The title of this article just happens to also be the title of a very popular song by a band called the Beatles. Now I am not sure how much the Beatles knew about love, but I do know Someone who knows more … Continue reading All You Need is Love
It was a quick trip to the park on a Saturday evening. Nothing major, just a few minutes with the family to get out the hyper-activity. I didn’t notice it right away, but once it sank in, there was not stopping the waves of sadness, frustration, and anger. It might not be a big deal … Continue reading Fathers Make a Difference
Time. We take it for granted, yet complain we don’t have enough of it. Today’s society encourages people to work longer so they can earn more and buy more. As a result, attitudes about the value of work and the value of leisure have changed. Family, community, and personal enrichment...
If you didn't get the blessing from your home or your church - you might feel like you're on your own to make it work, like you're not watched over or cared-for. When you pray and God didn't answer, you almost expected it - maybe you didn't do it right, maybe He had better things to do. Whether you are trying to fix your dishwasher, change your brakes, plant a garden, keep everything afloat, or raise kids of your own... at the core is a belief that you are fatherless... orphaned. It's like we've been told to take a trip - without a map. Well, here's your map:
Isaac was a man in the middle. Look for him in the Bible... you won't find much, but what you find will be in the middle of two Patriarchs who get quite a bit of Biblical narrative. You'll find him in the middle of several controversies / conflicts ... especially in the middle of his … Continue reading Man in the Middle
by C.S. Depew I couldn’t believe it, he wasn’t listening to me! This was my job that was on the line, not his. I had been accused by the company of being negligent, violating rules and causing an accident. Now I was sitting in an internal investigation with the company officials on one side of … Continue reading The Representative