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An image for God that speaks to my heart is the image of the Great Master Craftsman of the Universe. And the following Bible verse comes to mind when I contemplate this Master Craftsman image:  

ISAIAH 64:8
O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the work of your hand.

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The following article is my sermon that I wrote and presented on the Third Sunday of Eastertime, April 15th. After the worship service, I was told by a parishioner that I should make this sermon into an article. So in response to this suggestion, I am sharing it here as my article for the May/June issue of our church newsletter…

One of my favorite Lutheran Church jokes is the following: (more…)

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praying-hands-in-cuffs-vertYou might have heard the following saying: “If it was illegal to be a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you?” (more…)

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Christian-Fish-2015081Bishop Johnson, the national bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCC), recently stated the following: “We human beings are a weird mix of both desiring and resisting change… God is calling us to a new thing, a new way of being Church. The hard part is that we don’t know what this new thing is yet.” (more…)

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1970Many Christians today were raised in a church environment that called for them to simply grease the wheels of the institution as best they could and everything would tend to move along nicely. (more…)

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