Faithful Friday – November 18th

November 18, 2022 Dear Disciple of Christ, It is almost here, isn’t it?  The season of Advent is almost upon us (starting the Sunday after Thanksgiving, November 27th) and we will turn our attention to the coming of Christ. Would I be wrong to suggest that if you’re thinking of doing that (going to worship to celebrate His birth), …

Faithful Friday – November 11th

Dear Disciple of Christ, I really feel that my vicarage year was one of the most valuable of the eight years of preparation for ministry.  In actuality, that third year of the four year preparation in seminary was not always required of future Lutheran pastors. As I remember, it was initially offered as an option for those …

Faithful Friday’s – October 28th

October 28, 2022 Dear Disciple of Christ,  We want you to know, brethren, about the grace of God which has been shown in the churches of Macedonia, 2 for in a severe test of affliction, their abundance of joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of liberality on their part. 3 For they gave according to …

Faithful Friday’s – October 21st

October 21, 2022 Dear Disciple of Christ, Always be prepared to make a defense to any one who calls you to account for the hope that is in you, yet do it with gentleness and reverence ​​​​​ 1 Peter 3:15 My remembrances of my vicarage (the 3rd year of my seminary training) continue. With any vicarage, much of what …