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Category: Lead Story

Washed, Dressed and Ready for the Day

Written by David Reim | January, 2022
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Most of us have a regular routine we go through most mornings to start our day. We get up, take a shower, get dressed; and we are ready to take on the day. If you skip any of these it can spell embarrassment or disaster. Then we eat breakfast and grab that cup of coffee. […] Read More

Watchmen On the Walls of Zion

Written by John Pfeiffer | December, 2021
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In the days of the Old Testament, there were no satellites, radar, Internet, or cell phones. People were dependent on one another to relay the news of the day. As for the more momentous news, they relied on “watchmen.” From a high tower or a mountain top, these watchmen would be on the lookout for […] Read More

The Problem of “Saints”

Written by Michael Roehl | November, 2021
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COVER STORY – ALL SAINTS The celebration of All Saints Sunday has been largely abandoned by many Christian denominations. Because of a problem. A poll would quantify or establish the problem. Ask one hundred people to define the word “saint” and most would probably get it wrong. If asked to name a saint, most would […] Read More

Reformation—An Act of God’s Grace!

Written by David Reim | October, 2021
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COVER STORY – REFORMATION When we think of the Lutheran Reformation, we no doubt think of great men like Martin Luther, Philip Melanchthon, Johannes Bugenhagen, and others. They were all front and center in bringing back the glorious truths of “Scripture Alone,” especially our salvation by “Grace Alone,” through “Faith Alone.” However, the Reformation was […] Read More

The Real Normal

Written by David W. Bernthal | September, 2021
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  DEVOTION—BACK-TO-SCHOOL “Welcome to the new normal!” “I wish things could get back to normal!” “Finally, we’re getting back to normal!” I have heard (and even expressed) similar sentiments since new guidance, mandates, and rules began to upset our lives a year ago last March. But I would ask you, what is “normal,” and do […] Read More

“Welcome Back to Church!”

Written by Bruce Naumann | August, 2021
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COVER STORY – RETURN TO CHURCH During the past year of pandemic isolation, we all have been very thankful to God that He has provided us with the means to share His Word through live streaming and other venues. Thanks be to God that He has spared the large majority of our members from severe […] Read More

Workers in the Word, Called by God

Written by Michael Roehl | July, 2021
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COVER STORY – THE DIVINE CALL Carrying out the Lord’s kingdom work under a divine call is a truly awesome privilege. It is, at the same time, both enormously gratifying and profoundly sobering to recognize that God Himself has elected you to the office you hold. The Holy Spirit through Paul communicated the weight and […] Read More

An Amazing Act of Love

Written by David Reim | June, 2021
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COVER STORY – BLESSINGS OF FELLOWSHIP “Say to your brethren, ‘My people,’ And to your sisters, ‘Mercy is shown.’” (Hosea 2:1) The above passage is the conclusion to one of the most amazing human love stories ever told. God told His prophet Hosea to marry a prostitute, so he married a woman named Gomer. She […] Read More

Pentecost’s Primary Miracle

Written by Thomas Schuetze | May, 2021
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COVER STORY – PENTECOST “But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” (Acts 1:8) Soon we will arrive at one of the high festivals of the church year, […] Read More

Put on Your Resurrection Glasses!

Written by Bruce Naumann | April, 2021
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COVER STORY – EASTER ” . . . the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the […] Read More