Posts by Stephanie W

Posts by Stephanie W

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  

April-Month of the Military Child

Purple up! April is designated as Month of the Military Child – a time to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, with an emphasis on the experience of the dependent children of military members serving at home and overseas. To help your congregation or organization celebrate this month here are a few resources. An insert  prepared by Lutheran Military Support Group for your church bulletin MilitaryChild.org has some wonderful ways to assist you. A. Coloring Activity for Sunday…

Look At This

And being found in appearance as a Man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to death—even death on a cross! (Philippians 2:8) It has been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. But words can paint pictures, too. Maybe that’s why the Bible uses so many word pictures. Jesus used parables to explain the mysteries of the Kingdom of God. The Gospel writers painted vivid scenes of the life and death of him as the Savior of the…

Wages of Sin

Aaron’s sons Nadab and Abihu took their censers, put fire in them, and added incense; and they offered unauthorized fire before the LORD, contrary to his command. So fire came out from the presence of the LORD and consumed them, and they died before the LORD. (Leviticus 10:1,2) The day would never be forgotten by any of them. It began with high excitement and ended with shocking sorrow. It could have been the best day of Aaron’s life. Instead, it…

Just Do It

Then the LORD’S anger burned against Moses and he said, “What about your brother, Aaron the Levite? I know he can speak well. He is already on his way to meet you, and his heart will be glad when he sees you. You shall speak to him and put words in his mouth; I will help both of you speak and will teach you what to do (Exodus 4:14,15). We know the slogan. We have seen it on shirts and…

The Meaning

Then a cloud appeared and enveloped them, and a voice came from the cloud: “This is my Son, whom I love. Listen to him!” Suddenly, when they looked around, they no longer saw anyone with them except Jesus. As they were coming down the mountain, Jesus gave them orders not to tell anyone what they had seen until the Son of Man had risen from the dead. They kept the matter to themselves, discussing what “rising from the dead” meant.…

Recognized

“Just then a man in their synagogue who was possessed by an evil spirit cried out, ‘What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are—the Holy One of God!’” (Mark 1:23, 24). When he was a young boy, people knew him as the son of Joseph and Mary. As a young man, they called him the carpenter from Nazareth. When he turned 30 and began teaching, preaching, and working…

Brothers

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity (Proverbs 17:17). They are brothers though they come from different families. By ties weaved together under conditions of stress and difficulty, a group of people can become so tightly connected that they regard each other as true brothers, even if they are not related by blood—unless one counts spilled blood. Civilians have heard about the Band of Brothers and have been entertained by Hollywood’s…

Poor Rachel

Jacob was in love with Rachel and said, “I’ll work for you seven years in return for your younger daughter Rachel” (Genesis 29:18). …Words spoken to Laban Poor Rachel! Our heart must go out to her. The story of her life is filled with disappointment and sorrow. Looking back with today’s eyes, it seems like a soap opera. That’s not to say she wasn’t blessed. After all, she was married to a famous man. She was part of a rich family.…