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Pastor’s Articles (Page 3)

These are the online postings of Pastor’s monthly newsletter articles.

Christ Is the Same

Dear Saints, I was thinking the other day that in October it will be 5 years since our Lord called me here to serve you with His Word and Sacraments. What a blessing it is to be here. It was a big change when I went to the seminary, a big change when I was…

Easter Vigil – What a Joy!

After the previous four months of writing about the Easter Vigil, it just seems wrong not to write something now, just a couple weeks after we’ve been blessed to go through it together here at Good Shepherd for the first time. (I promise, next month’s article is assuredly not about the Easter Vigil! 😉). The…

God’s Word on How We Use His Gifts

What is Stewardship? Christian stewardship is the faithful management of our financial resources and all we have. It begins with the understanding that all we have is God’s (Ps. 24:1 “The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein”) and that “we brought nothing into the world, and…

Hymn Singing and the Reformation

Paul writes in his letter to the Colossians, “And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” (3:15b-16) At the heart of the worship of God is the communication of…