21 Jul 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost “Different Together”

There are different ways of serving, but the same Lord is served. 1 Corinthians 12:5 How do you handle differences of opinion?  Or disagreements about what is, or isn't, important? Sometimes I mistake “getting along” for...
14 Jul 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost “Breaking Down Barriers”

Jesus said to her, “Let the children be fed first, for it is not fair to take the children’s food and throw it to the dogs.”  -- Mark 7:27 She seems noble, while Jesus’ behavior seems incomprehensible. How could he be so cruel to...
30 Jun 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost “Influencers”

 “Then he said to them all, ‘If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.”  Luke 9:23 The other night my daughter and I were discussing her summer gig and her new circle...
23 Jun 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost “A Servant’s Rest”

  ‘Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke...
9 Jun 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost “Tanagers and Bees”

 “God saw everything that he had made, and indeed, it was very good.”   Gen 1:31 And, as we've learned, sometimes it is good to eat! When the yellow blur flew past our window, I grabbed my binoculars.  A summer tanager, a bird...
2 Jun 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost “Count Your Blessings”

Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise him in the heights above. Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his heavenly hosts. Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars. Praise him, you highest heavens and you waters...
26 May 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost for Ascension Day

So when they had come together, they asked him, ‘Lord, is this the time when you will restore the kingdom to Israel?’ He replied, ‘It is not for you to know the times or periods that the Father has set by his own authority. But you...
19 May 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost “God’s Garden”

The one who plants and the one who waters have a common purpose, and each will receive wages according to the labor of each. For we are God's servants, working together; you are God's field, God's building. 1 Corinthians 3:8-9 Paul is...
12 May 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost “Thresholds”

ELCIC (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada) Deacons were recently gifted with the book, “The Soul’s Slow Ripening” by Christine Valters Paintner. The book brings together twelve Celtic practices which aid in deepening one’s...
5 May 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost “The First Easter”

But the angel said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid; I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; for he has been raised, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay. Then go quickly and tell his disciples,...