Monthly Archives: April 2016

WE PRAISE YOU, O GOD-TE DEUM LAUDAMUS

We praise you O God! We proclaim you to be the God of salvation. You Father, are praised and worshiped by all of creation. The holy angels, the cherubim and seraphim sing their praise. The hosts of heaven stand together. … Continue reading

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SONGS OF PRAISE-THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD. (Psalm 23)

The Lord is my Shepherd, who in kindness leads me to quiet rest. Because of His tender care. I am richly blessed. He restores my strength and revives me when I am weary. He gives me light to guide me … Continue reading

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Punching Holes In The Darkness

In nineteenth century London, a young boy was in his bedroom. It was a dark and quiet night. He watched a man lighting the gas street lamps. The man climbed a ladder to light the lamp and then climb down … Continue reading

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JESUS IS FOREVER PRECIOUS

One evening, a pastor visited one of the members of his congregation at his home. Bill had been a faithful member of the congregation for many years. He was dying of cancer, yet he never lost his love for the … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE SINGING THE BLUES.

I served as a Lutheran pastor in Memphis, Tennessee from 1991-1993. Beale Street in downtown was my favorite place to visit for relaxation. This is great place to eat ribs and listen to Blues music at one of the many … Continue reading

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GOD IS ABLE TO TURN SCARS INTO STARS

There will times in our lives when we will have “scars.” These are events which affect our lives in profound ways. Events will occur and challenge us in many ways. The results lingers for a long time, even a lifetime.The … Continue reading

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The damaging effects of negative thinking.

Negative thinking confronts us everyday. In the media and in political campaigns, there is a great deal of negativity which turn people. Negative thinking and behavior limits people’s abilities and the opportunities for progress and cooperation. I have battled with … Continue reading

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