6 Aug 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “Many Languages”

Come let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the rock of our salvation. Psalm 95:1  While attending a funeral for a talented and cherished church musician, I saw a beautiful language.  This musician had three sons. ...
30 Jul 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “Spurring One Another On”

Since we are surrounded by a great cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfector of our...
23 Jul 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “God is Great, God is Good”

Be thankful to Him, and bless His name. For the Lord is good; His mercy is everlasting. Psalm 100:4-5 The simple children’s meal prayer packs a feast of meaning. God is great.  God, the creator of heaven and earth, is the God of all...
16 Jul 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “Different Accounts; Same Story”

Read Genesis 1 & Genesis 2 There are two accounts of Creation in Genesis. The first is in chapter one. Then in Genesis 2:4, a second begins, causing some to raise the question "Did we miss something? God rested on the seventh day...
9 Jul 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “To Kneel Or Not To Kneel?”

Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others. Philippians 2:3-4  Ministry often means kneeling...
7 Jul 2020 0 Comment

LDA Student Spotlight – Karen Hernes – Valparaiso, IN

Karen is a deaconess candidate, awaiting consecration, and currently serves as an instructor for undergraduate nursing students at the Valparaiso University College of Nursing and Health Professions.  She's also a wife and a mom to two...
2 Jul 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “Pondering the Day’s End”

Sit comfortably.  Breathe deeply. Check in with your feet. Where have they gone today? Check in with your back. What have you leaned on today? Check in with your arms. Whom have you embraced today? Or not embraced? Check in with your...
25 Jun 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “Children of God”

Then little children were being brought to him in order that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples spoke sternly to those who brought them; but Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for...
18 Jun 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “A Litany for 2020”

So God led the people by the roundabout way of the wilderness....The Lord went in front of them in a pillar of cloud by day, to lead them along the way, and in a pillar of fire by night, to give them light, so that they might travel by day...
11 Jun 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “Splashing in the Font”

Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?  Therefore we have been buried with him by baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the...