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,...
28 Apr 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost “You Are Not Lost”

"They took the master from the tomb.  We don’t know where they’ve put him!” John 20:2, 13b, 15b Mary worried when Jesus went missing.  She asked three times where they put him. A kind of panic sets in when we can’t find...
21 Apr 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost “Emmaus Walk”

While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and walked with them. Jesus said, “What are you discussing with each other while you walk along?" Luke 24:15-17 Where is your road to Emmaus? At a small Christian...
14 Apr 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost Blessing the Bread, the Cup for Holy Thursday

For I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took a loaf of bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, "Thisis my body that is for you. Do this in...
7 Apr 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost “And He died for all.. “

During 2022, DeacPost will occasionally feature a devotion written for the 1999 LDA Publication: "Celebrating Servants" God's People at Work". This devotion has been slightly edited from the original for length. We hope you...
31 Mar 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost “The Importance of Being Present”

"...And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:20 A wise person once said, ”You may visit the past and the future, but you can’t live there.” We are called to give most of our time and attention to...
24 Mar 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost “I Just Wanna Be an Ostrich”

Do not fear, for I am with you... Isaiah 41:10a God, can you just make me an ostrich so I can hide my head in the sand? Over the past two years, isolation separating us from family and friends has been one remedy for an unyielding...
17 Mar 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost “Hope in God”

Blessed are those who trust in the Lord, whose hope is the Lord.  Jeremiah 17:17 Reading the morning headlines and listening to the news reports on television does not give us much hope. With the latest bombing, out of control fires,...
3 Mar 2022 0 Comment

DeacPost “Transfiguring Lenten Journey”

Now about eight days after these sayings Jesus took with him Peter and John and James and went up on the mountain to pray. And while he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became dazzling white. Suddenly they...