• Jerusalem the Golden | THAXTED, arr. Dale Witte

    Commissioned for the 2014 WELS National Conference on Worship, Music, and the Arts held at Carthage College, Kenosha, WI. This arrangement by Dale Witte (www.dalewitte.com) was performed by the conference orchestra and the WELS National High School Honor Choir on July 25, 2014, Jon Laabs, director. Learn more about this …

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  • Can peace be achieved?

    Do you wish for world peace? Do pray for it? Do you hope that an iron-fisted dystopian government will rise out of the ashes of our current society to impose draconian laws that enforce peace at any cost? I’m guessing that last one is not high on your wish list, …

  • Psalm 23 performed by James Phillipps

    James Phillipps – Psalm 23 from FlyFeNniX on Vimeo. Music by: James Phillipps Directed by: Ces Peynetti / Dave Tuck Produced by: FlyFeNniX Productions / TMC’s CMD Edited by: Ces Peynetti / Micah Brown P.As.: Ryan Devlin, Micah Brown Track Recorded by: Kevin Ford. More about this video at www.flyfennix.com

    Psalm 23
  • “Noah”–The Bible on The Bible Screen

    Four Lutheran pastors from the Puget Sound area, along with two of their wives, went to see the film on its opening day. Afterwards we sat down around a meal and shared our impressions. Some of us were more impressed with the movie, some were less. All of us had …

  • 3 Minutes in the Desert with Jesus

    I, like many pastors (and Christians in general), was not always impressed or pleased by what the History Channel producers of last spring’s The Bible Miniseries did with each story and every character. However, as my congregation is quickly becoming aware (due to me repeatedly bringing it up in worship …

    Jesus Strides Toward Satan
  • Shine into Our Night by Sovereign Grace

    Shine Into Our Night from Sovereign Grace Ministries on Vimeo. Perhaps an Epiphany appropriate hymn with some great darkness and light themes. What do you think? Positives and negatives? Free sheet music and scores. Lyrics: Shine into Our Night VERSE 1 We are not what we should be We haven’t …

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  • Daily Bread Lectionary Devotions

    Scroll down to see the full list of Daily Bread Lectionary Devotions outlined by season of the church year. Check back each week for a new Daily Bread Lectionary Devotion, which will be posted as a two page printable PDF. You can either use the PDF digitally or better yet, …


God’s Treasure

Jesus told a parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field” (Matthew 13:44).   Jesus interprets his own parable. He says that …