Posts from April 2021

Posts from April 2021

Request An AMMO CAN

The Lutheran Military Support Group has Ammo Cans available to place in the narthexes of many of our Evangelical Lutheran Synod and Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod parishes across the country in which donations may be made to support their work. The Lutheran Military Support Group offers spiritual counseling, Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome counseling, and many other important programs for chaplains, military personnel, veterans, and their families. Please consider supporting the work of the Lutheran Military Support Group.  Click here for…
What does LMSG provide? • Assistance to WELS Military Services and the ELS Christian Service Board in their ministry to Military Service Members, • Direct support of Lutheran Military Service Members and their Families, and Lutheran Veterans and their Families • Connecting to Jesus unchurched Military Service Members and their Families, and unchurched Veterans and their Families  

Tidings of Joy

While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men in clothes that gleamed like lightning stood beside them. In their fright, the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, “Why do you look for the living among the dead? Luke 24:4-5 In the excitement of Easter, we must not forget about Mary, the one who was engaged to Joseph and became the mother of Jesus. Words from an angel startled her with…

But I Shall Live

I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the LORD has done (Psalm 118:17). For me, Easter is very personal. For me, it is a matter of life or death. I realize that millions of people celebrate that day, and, over time, there have been billions of them that did so. I admit that I do not personally know any of the people who have a role in the Easter story. Surely, none of the angels. But I…

And Look at This

The LORD said to Moses, “Make a snake and put it up on a pole; anyone who is bitten can look at it and live.” So Moses made a bronze snake and put it up on a pole. Then when anyone was bitten by a snake and looked at the bronze snake, he lived (Numbers 21:8,9). If you want to get people’s attention, throw a batch of poisonous snakes among them. It surely caught the attention of the Israelites. They…

If I Should Die…

Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” When He had said this, He breathed His last. Luke 23:46 My mother taught me that prayer when I was small. I learned it by listening as she stood by my bed to tuck me in at night. At first, she asked me to repeat each line after her. Then, we began saying it together. It wasn’t long before I could say it all by…