Monthly Archives: June 2015

Preach What You ‘Smartingly Feel’

In the Concordia Journal (Spring 2015 Vol. 41, No. 2) Dr. Dale Meyer quotes from William Barclay’s article, “In the Hand of God,” which is in For All the Saints (Part 2).  In the following quote, Barclay  tells of a … Continue reading

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That is the Grace — Matt Chandler

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P-U or Phew? — The Impact of Perspective on Your Community Outreach

Rev. Michael Ruhl writes in Mission Moments (May 15, 2015): A pastor stood at his stand-up desk, shaking his head and wringing his hands.  With pounding heart, he stared at the pages of the recent Pew Center Poll on US Religious … Continue reading

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Hospitality in Your Personal Life*

How hospitable are you?  Webster’s Dictionary describes the word “hospitable” as: “given to generous and cordial reception of guests” and “offering a pleasant or sustaining environment.” Hospitality is a biblical concept.  In the New Testament the word for “hospitality” is … Continue reading

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