I am weak, He is strong

I am weak, He is strong

I am strong. The ensemble sounded strong, rehearsing the prelude before yesterday morning’s service at Bethany Lutheran Church. Until I decided to add a couple beats to the first ending. Or maybe it was a full measure.  Everyone rolled with it—I was playing...
Perseverance in faith, nature, and trial

Perseverance in faith, nature, and trial

Perseverance in Faith Last Thursday morning, during my morning devotion, I stumbled upon perseverance in faith—twice. First, I wrote our church’s Bible verse of the month at the top of the left-hand side of the page in my faith journal: Consider it pure joy, my...