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Articles by Pastor Nathan Pfeiffer:

There are few Old Testament Bible accounts that captivate one’s imagination more than the story of the prophet Elijah. Elijah served as the Lord’s mouthpiece in the northern Kingdom of Israel during the reign of wicked King Ahab and Queen Jezebel. The nation was rife with idolatry. The Lord used Elijah to show the folly of worshiping Baal Read More

Election Coverage

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Election coverage seems as if it has been going on “forever.” But in reality, it was only last spring when candidates began announcing their campaigns to be the next President of the United States. Since then, the news media have been covering the campaigns and discussing things like polls, “favorability,” and “electability.” Such Read More

The One Thing Needed

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This year it is especially heartening to note that there are three schools in the Church of the Lutheran Confession that are either starting up fresh, or have plans to reopen.
“And Jesus answered and said to her, ‘Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things. But one thing is needed, and Mary has Read More

FAITHFUL

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DEVOTION – FATHER’S DAY

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On the third Sunday of June, we are given the opportunity to reflect with thanksgiving on the blessings of our fathers. We buy cards, neckties, and golf balls to show our appreciation to those who worked so hard to raise us, train us, and provide for us. We are especially thankful for Read More
AnointedOneReading through the four Gospels—particularly during the days leading up to the birth of Jesus—one Read More

Martin_luther_BWartMany blessings of the Reformation of the 1500’s still affect us today.

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“Then I saw another angel flying directly overhead, with an eternal gospel to proclaim to those who dwell on earth, to every nation and tribe and language and people. And he said with a loud voice, ‘Fear God and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come, and worship Him who made heaven and earth, the sea and the Read More
MEDITATIONS ON JESUS’ SERMON ON THE MOUNT: MATTHEW'S GOSPEL, CHAPTERS FIVE THROUGH SEVEN
Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock: and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it did not fall, for it Read More

“HONOR YOUR MOTHER”

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In the early 20th century a woman from West Virginia named Anna Jarvis began petitioning prominent leaders, including President Woodrow Wilson, to establish a national holiday which honored mothers. By 1914 “Mother’s Day” in America had taken root. Yet it comes as little surprise that less than a decade Read More

MEDITATIONS ON JESUS’ SERMON ON THE MOUNT: MATTHEW'S GOSPEL, CHAPTERS FIVE THROUGH SEVEN
“Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it.  Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to Read More