February 2017


Modern Christians have a difficult time fitting Lent into our lives.  We want our religion to be upbeat and we find traditional Lenten observances to be dreary and depressing.  Forty days of fasting, penitence, and prayer is just too much for a generation schooled in the ways of quick and … Continue Reading

LHM – February 2017 Message


October 2016 marked the 100th anniversary of the Lutheran Laymen’s League/Lutheran Hour Ministries.  100 years of God’s people coming together to do whatever it took to love their neighbor and to communicate God’s message of mercy.  They were creative, innovative, and continually trying to understand their neighbor’s needs.  They created … Continue Reading

January 2017


The advent of the New Year is an occasion to think about new beginnings and fresh starts.  William Barclay, a Presbyterian cleric known for his insightful writings, says that there are two great beginnings in the life of every person who has left their mark on the world.  There is … Continue Reading