Martin Luther: Reformer of Music

  Martin Luther, claimed his place forever in history when he ignited the fires of the Protestant Reformation 500 years ago with his 95 theses, hammered unwaveringly into the door of his church at Wittenberg.  He was also known for both his passionate preaching and his pithy quotes.  But, you may not be familiar with Read More …

20 Martin Luther Quotes — 500 Years Later

October 31st of this year marks 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of the church at Wittenberg, Germany.  He went on to lead a revolt against the Catholic church that resulted in many of the Protestant denominations that we have today. In remembrance of this historic event, I am posting Read More …

I Thessalonians 1:5-10 Lesson 2 Bible Study Notes

Lesson 2 I Thessalonians 1:5-10 (Other lessons in this series can be found HERE) Overview of passage Last week, we began our study of I Thessalonians with the greeting of Paul, (with Silas and Timothy) to the church at Thessalonica. Paul then began an extended passage describing his thankfulness to God for this church. We studied Read More …

What Do You Grow?–Spiritual Fruit

The Question I’m at a Christmas party with my husband’s work colleagues and their spouses/companions.  With my plate of appetizers (carefully chosen to be swallowed easily with no drips or crumbs), I begin greeting and mingling.  Many of the guests I have met before.  With these, I can move easily into inquiring about their families Read More …

Uganda Ministry Trip -Highlights and Questions

Getting to Africa for a recent Uganda ministry trip took 36 hours… and 45 years.  The 36 hours happened last month on various airplanes, cars, and buses.  The 45 years took place in my mind and heart.  As a child, I watched  National Geographic on TV and fell in love with the exotic animals and the Read More …

The “Case for Christ” movie and why you should see it!

We saw PureFlix’s movie “The Case for Christ” the weekend it came out, and highly recommend it.  The movie tells the true story of the life of investigative journalist and author Lee Strobel.  This movie is not so much a documentary, but a dramatic enactment of the actual events at the point in the life Read More …