Monthly Archives: September 2014

Keep Christ at the center (09/28/2014)

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Read 2 Samuel 7:1-16 People sometimes ask, “Is the Bible true?” Nowhere is this question more pressing than in our reading from second Samuel. King David decides to a build a house for the LORD, a temple. The prophet Nathan, … Continue reading

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One Another (09/21/2014)

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Read 2 Samuel 6:1-23 A Pastor I know tells this story about a time when he was 15 years old and worked one summer at a church camp washing dishes. One day, after cleaning up from supper, he, along with … Continue reading

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Seek the Lord in Prayer (09/15/2014)

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Read 1 Samuel 17:1, 4, 32-37 and Matthew 14:22-33 A young mother is in a store examining a toy. Finally, she turns to the salesman and says, “Sir, don’t you think this toy is a bit complicated for a little … Continue reading

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Go and serve (9/07/2014)

Read 1 Samuel 16:1-13 Several years ago Alvar Persson, a Lutheran Pastor, was elected mayor of the small town of Grove City, Minnesota. It was an unusual election, partly because of the size of the victory – Persson received eighty … Continue reading

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God never gives up on us (08/31/2014)

Read 1 Samuel 8:1-20; 11:14-15 I arrived at the Hy-Vee one day and pulled into the parking lot. Now, you know those lines in the parking lot showing people where to park? As I pulled up to a parking space, … Continue reading

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The credit goes to God (08/17/2014)

Read Judges 7:1-23 As I was listening to Minnesota Public Radio a few years ago, I caught a program celebrating the 50th anniversary of the improbable 1960 State Basketball title won by Edgerton high school, a town of under a … Continue reading

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