Readings for the Second Sunday after Epiphany (20 January 2019)

We pray: "Almighty and everlasting God, Who governs all things in heaven and on earth, mercifully hear the prayers of Your people and grant us Your peace through all our days; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, Who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God now and forever." Amen. Exodus … Continue reading Readings for the Second Sunday after Epiphany (20 January 2019)

Parents in the Household of Faith (Week ending 01.16.2019)

Immanuel Lutheran Church invites parents of confirmation age children to learn and grow with their kids in the Christian faith. To encourage that continual learning and growth, each week of class we post a reading from the Large Catechism or other portions of our Lutheran Confession of the faith here especially for the mothers and fathers. These readings are directly … Continue reading Parents in the Household of Faith (Week ending 01.16.2019)

Prophetic Distance and Discipline in Pastoral Ministry

The results of such preaching are not in our hands, but in Christ's hands, pierced for all. Hear the full audio of "A Homily on Learning Prophetic Distance and Personal Discipline in Pastoral Ministry" Wayne Circuit Pastors' Conference, Trinity Lutheran, Martinsburg, NE 8 January 2018 Ezekiel 2:1-3:11 (ESV) 2:1 And he said to me, “Son of … Continue reading Prophetic Distance and Discipline in Pastoral Ministry