Get Inspired

People often ask me why I get involved in foreign missions.  I’m sometimes asked, “Isn’t there enough to do here in the US without traveling around the world?”   My response is not what you may want to hear—but it’s based on experie


Double-Up

Double-up!   The idiom, “double-up” can be confusing to international students when we ask them to share a ride with another student in the same car, or deal with something in pairs. When an instructor says, “We’re going to have to double up


Making a living … and making disciples!

I remember the days before retirement … when your feet hit the floor you were off to the rat race … well that’s how it felt sometimes. Earning a living is not easy—it wasn’t then and it isn’t now. Still, we can have the easy yoke that Jes


You were born in Bethlehem?

“Where where you born? It’s a question I ask international students frequently and sometimes I’m surprised at their answers. However, when I asked this question of a clerk, while shopping with my Nigerian friend in a large department stor


Are you ready to get your hands & feet dirty?

Last Sunday, Pastor reminded us that following Jesus sometimes means we get our hands and our feet dirty. Pastor spoke about the volunteer who had a panic attack in the middle of the Guatemalan garbage dump. A local man gave her the help she needed


On your mark, get set, GO and make disciples…..me?

Yes, you and I are called to go and make disciples but sometimes we are content to live our lives in our cozy and safe circle of friends. Still, our Good Shepherd is calling us—to come out of our cramped lives into broader horizons and new places


One more thing, please

One more thing….please! Our congregation has served at My Brothers’ Keeper, (MBK) in Flint for several years—donating food, cooking and serving dinner and donating warm clothing. Most importantly we’ve been sharing the Gospel with them. Now,


Chocolate or Ice-soldier?

Many of you remember the hymn, “Am I a soldier of the Cross, A follower of the Lamb, And shall I fear to own His cause, Or blush to speak His name?”   Recently, Christians have been challenged by society to be still and not discuss Christian vie


Work Underway to Reverse Declines

“The facts are stark,” he explained. “Christians make up a smaller and smaller proportion of the American population every year (down to just 71 percent this year). Every district of the LCMS has experienced numerical decline in the past decade


Lord, Keep Us Steadfast in Your Word by Koine

Join us on Friday, March 24 at 6:00 PM for “Footsteps to the Cross”.  Koiné will lead us in this meaningful and inspiring Lenten experience through Scripture, music, and multimedia.