27 Dec 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost – Enduring Word

“The Word became flesh, and lived among us…”  John 1:14 A "senior moment" we say, with a smile. At a certain age, we all have them -- usually as we lose a train of thought, a word we wanted. But for many, those moments become...
20 Dec 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost – “The Guest” Deaconess Diane Marten

"Zaccheus, hurry and come down; for I must stay at your house today."  Luke 19:5b Is anyone staying at your house next week? The holidays can bring a bit of chaos into our lives. Marva's 5-bedroom house has room for kids, grandkids...
13 Dec 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost – Snow in the Bible?

What was outside our window was claiming the classes' attention: the lovely snow. So, I asked, "Where does the Bible mention snow? Let's try to discover some 'snow scripture'." And we did! Psalm 51:7 - David’s prayer: "Remove my...
6 Dec 2018 0 Comment

Branch, But Also Root

O come, strong Branch of Jesse, free Your own from Satan’s tyranny; From depths of hell your people save And give them vict’ry o’er the grave. (O, Come, O Come Emmanuel, v.4) The holy mystery is this: that Jesus is "branch"...
29 Nov 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost “God of the Morning Light” Deaconess Diane Marten

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; God’s mercies never come to an end; They are new every morning; Great is God’s faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23 God of the morning light wants to have a moment with you. That was hard...
22 Nov 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost “Thanksgiving Service” Deaconess Barb Herzinger

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this, everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another. John 13:34-35 I got hooked...
15 Nov 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost “Autumn Hunting” Deaconess Eva Schindhelm

You will not fear the terror of the night, or the arrow that flies by day, or the pestilence that stalks in darkness, or the destruction that wastes at noonday. Psalm 91:5-6 The sound of gunfire awakens me. It is Autumn again, and my...
8 Nov 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost “Counting/Countless” Deaconess Bonita Fredel

Bless the LORD, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits -- Psalm 103:1ff Counting his blessings, as is my husband's daily habit, recently began with the...
1 Nov 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost “You’re on My Watch” Deaconess Linda Funke

The Lord will keep you from all evil; he will keep your life. The Lord will keep your going out and your coming in from this time on and forevermore. Psalm 121:7-8 It happened as I spent a Saturday morning looking and learning,...
25 Oct 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost “Basin & Towel – California Style” Deaconess Sandra Eacret

Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received. I Peter 4:10 A simple gesture in response to a specific need, done in a loving way. In this case with a rag and...