Reading in Community

“Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of the prophecy and blessed are those who hear and who keep what is written in it; for the time is near” (Revelation 1:3). Take a moment and slowly re-read the verse above as it is recorded in Revelation 1:3. Notice that...

Poets and Prophets

“The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what must soon take place; he made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who testified to the word of God…” (Revelation 1:1-2a) There are a few times in the Book of Revelation where...

Year of Vision

“And the one who was seated on the throne said, “See, I am making all things new” (Revelation 21:5a) Artwork is cover art from Glimpses of the New Creation by W. David O. Taylor Welcome to 2022: The Year of Vision. Our focus this year will be on God’s vision and...

Christmas Blessing

“The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And now, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you will name him Jesus” (Luke 1:30-31) My favorite Christmas Hymn is “What Child Is This?” (ELW #296). Please click on the...

Tornado Relief

“By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace” (Luke 1:78-79). “Our neighbors to our south need our help”. Below is...