Sharing God’s Work at Hales Corners Lutheran Church with Rachel Stathakis, Children's Ministry
Wondering how you can improve or start your children’s ministry? How can you build relationships with both the children and the parents? Are relationships with the parents as important as the children
Sharing God’s Work through the Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) with Rehema Kavugha
From graduation at Concordia Nebraska, to teaching music in Lutherans schools, to returning to the students at CUNE, to her role at Lutheran Church Extension Fund, with a few stops along the way like
Christ Brings Peace to Troubled Hearts
This excerpt is taken from the January–March 2021 edition of Today’s Light.
Chris Kennedy on Equipped: The Armor of God for Everyday Struggles
After living through a season of intense spiritual warfare, Rev. Chris Kennedy decided to share his experiences publicly. Using God’s armor described in Ephesians 6 as an illustration, Equipped points
Four Bible Verses about the Love of Your God
Although many traditionally associate February with love on Valentine’s Day, the best love ever received is the love that God shows to His creation each day. What a true blessing it is...
The Foundation of Our Hope
Why the Book of Malachi for this time? Malachi offers a peek into the souls and moods of Israelite men and women. In fact, Malachi’s words are perfectly timed to provide encouragement...
Defeating Radical Individualism with Christ
This post is adapted from Faith That Engages the Culture by Rev. Dr. Alfonso Espinosa.
How We Steward Our Bodies Helps Us Serve Christ and Others
Many people make New Year’s resolutions to be healthier, either mentally or physically. Whether your goal is to eat more vegetables or to start going to therapy, the goal of your...
Live Chat with Brian Davies on Overcoming Isolation through Community
Christ’s Church is never isolated. Join Pastor Brian Davies to learn how to break out of isolation, find identity and belonging in Christ and invite others to join faith-filled community again.
Longing for Community? Find It Here
This post is excerpted from Connected to Christ: Overcoming Isolation through Community by Brian Davies. Read below to see how you can find community in Christ’s Church.
The Christian Vocation within the Culture
Faith is something Christians hold onto tightly. It is part of what makes us who we are, and it is a gift from God that makes our daily lives matter. Through our faith in Him, we are...
Living a Life of Reconciliation
“What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you? You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain,...
The Work of Our Hands
It’s the time of year that I love and loathe. I love the new and the fresh and the possible. But I’m not great at making plans or evaluating what happened over the last twelve months....
God’s Gift of the Gospel
The Law of God can be intimidating as it shows our sin and our disobedience to Him.Blessedly, we have the Gospel, which shows us God’s love and how He has saved us in Jesus. The Gospel...
Are You in the Wilderness This Christmas?
You may ask, what is the “wilderness”? A wilderness is usually an experience that follows a season of highs. When Jesus was baptized (which was more accurately a coronation), He took...
Connected to Christ in Advent
Advent is upon us! In this season, we look back on all Christ did when He came veiled in flesh. We also look forward to when He will come again in His resurrected body with nail-pierced...
Gratitude When Gratefulness Won't Come
This time of year, you don’t have to walk too far into a store to find a plaque or pillow for sale with one of these words on it: grateful thankful thanksgiving gratitude.
The (Hidden) Blessing of Quarantine
I am what my friends have deemed an ambivert: a perfect 50/50 split between an introvert and an extrovert. This was confirmed with a personality test, as my friends became obsessed with...
Living with Grief | Preview the Free Course with Pastor Kristian Kincaid
Pastor Kristian Kincaid knows about grief. He has experienced being at the lowest point of grief and knows how Christ reaches out continuously for you to take His hands. After mourning the substantial
The Lord Is at Hand
“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer...