Category Archives: Baptism

Clean by Natalie Grant

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The Life of a Follower of Jesus is Just Different … as She Daily Plunges into the Waters of Baptism

Jesus is clear.  The beliefs, values, attitudes and behaviours of followers of Jesus makes them stand out from other people in the world.  Jesus says of his followers, “You are the light of the world. … Let your light shine before men, that they … Continue reading

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Something in the Water — Carrie Underwood

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Baptism: God’s Life-Giving Gift to the World!

Baptism is one of God’s gifts to the people of this world. Baptism is also essential to making disciples of Jesus Christ! (Matthew 28:19)  In Martin Luther’s Explanation of the Sacrament of Holy Baptism, he reminds us of the benefits … Continue reading

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God’s Own Child, I Gladly Say It

This hymn is sung by the young people who attended ‪‎the Higher Things Crucified‬ 2014 youth conference held at Concordia University, Mequon. The lyrics for this hymn authored by Erdmann Neumeister, can be found at: God’s Own Child.

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Our Lenten Journey Begins with Ashes

“Ashes to ashes … dust to dust.” Ash Wednesday is a significant “mission” day.  The ashes remind us of the fall of man into sin and the curse of death that afflicts all humankind.  Hence, the need for the Saviour, Jesus Christ. What … Continue reading

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Reflections On The Life Of The Royal Priesthood: Vocation And Evangelism (continued)

The pastor serves the royal priesthood by preaching Christ’s Word and administered His sacraments. The royal priesthood, in turns, serves the neighbor just as Christ has served us. This service is not only in the Christian congregation where the royal … Continue reading

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283 Children and 91 Adults Baptized in Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE – Mission efforts in Mozambique have reached a new milestone, as theological students there have issued a call to the Igreja Evangélica Luterana do Brazil (IELB – Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil) for a full-time missionary pastor to come … Continue reading

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