(Seventh of a Series) And when they arrived in Salamis, they preached the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews. They also had… Read More »The Third Party
(Third of a Series) Then one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning together, perceiving that He had answered them well, asked Him,… Read More »The Willing Inquirer Attracted by Something
(First of a Series) Then Jesus entered and passed through Jericho. Now behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus who was a chief tax collector,… Read More »Hungering and Thirsting after Righteousness
Original Lutheran mission work began in Nigeria with Danish missionaries in 1913. This then was later supported by American Lutherans. For those of our background in the Lutheran Synodical Conference, the work in Nigeria is dated from 1936, so that this year (2011) is the 75th anniversary of that beginning.Read More »Seventy Five Years in Nigeria
A first-person Lenten parable on contrition and repentance
It appeared to be such a splendid day.
Light filtered through the overhanging boughs showing well the path I trod. The sounds of the forest held no warning. The cheerful song of birds, the droning of some busy insects, the rustling of branches as a gentle wind came through, but then I heard it though faintly, but with an increasing tenor.Read More »The Huntsman