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...

Core Values

“When you search for me, you will find me; if you seek me with all your heart,” (Jeremiah 29:13). I have been thinking these past few weeks about the potential and purpose of core values. In 2019, I attended a conference at Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio....

Tinker Time

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect,” (Romans 12:2). So, who remembers playing with this toy? At my Grandma Purcell’s home, this...