Be Thou My Vision

Be Thou My Vision

After playing along with the opening hymn, I made my way back to Keith, sitting in the sanctuary at Bethany Lutheran Church. Yesterday’s Gospel reading was Mark 1:1-13. In this scripture passage, three things happened to Jesus: 1. At that time Jesus came from...
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Here’s the link to last week’s Christmas Eve service—which I wrote about here—recorded on Monday evening, December 7th at Bethany Lutheran Church and livestreamed at noon on Christmas Eve:  A poignant moment, when Pastor’s son Sam places the Christ candle on the altar...
Stamina

Stamina

 I can do all this through him who gives me strength. Philippians 4:13 “Just a quick reminder that we will be gathering on Monday, December 7th, at 6:30 p.m. to rehearse and record for the Christmas Eve worship,” Pastor Tim’s email read. “Since you will be...
On Patience

On Patience

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Romans 12:12 (NIV) Last Saturday, while blowing leaves from ditches along the driveway and mountain road in preparation for winter, I noticed the bulbs I’d planted last month on the slope at...