Posts Categorized: Past News

Wait for the Lord

Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD. (Psalm 27:14) Most of us are not very good at waiting. We want things to happen right now. We want to be able to establish the time and place when things are going to happen. We want to make things happen…. Read more

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Introducing the “Holy Family Time” Daily Devotional

And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord. (Joshua 24:15) Have you been looking for… Read more

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God Is Not Mocked

 Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap. (Galatians 6:7) Mockery has become a way of life in our society.  Everything from incendiary Facebook posts to toxic tweets to disgusting public displays.  When confronted, perpetrators of the worst rash of mockery in our country’s history claim that… Read more

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Lunches Served!

Heritage Lutheran Youth/Volunteers join with the local Kiwanis Club to pack lunches for Labor Ready. Thanks folks for serving your neighbor!

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Sabbath Worship

Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. (Exodus 20:8) It is true that summer is here and worship attendance is down.  But this article is not about scolding people for missing church.  We know that this time of year requires a lot of mobility for family and recreational activities.  That is understandable.  But Christian… Read more

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Pleasing God

And he (Amaziah) did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, yet not like David his father. (2 Kings  14:3) Who was Amaziah?  He was one of the many kings in Judah that followed in the ancestral line from King David.  As Jewish kings went, he did pretty well.  He wasn’t quite up… Read more

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When Bad Things Happen

“Be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am languishing; heal me, O Lord, for my bones are troubled.  My soul also is greatly troubled.  But you, O Lord-how long?”(Psalms 6:2-3) We understand that faith involves trusting God even though we don’t understand why he lets bad things happen to us.  Such an understanding may not be very comforting.  And honestly, it does… Read more

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The Measure of Success

And there arose on that day a great persecution against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles. (Acts 8:2) How do we measure success in a Christian Congregation?  Most of the time we start by counting people and money.  But this is not always… Read more

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