St. Luke's Lutheran Church Blog

God’s Hug

Why would God knit the most profound “spiritual realities” into such earthy stuff like water in Baptism and bread and wine or grape juice in Holy Communion?  How can these elements give us Jesus...

Mercy for All!

The scene Jesus describes in the parable recorded in Matthew 20:1-16 is that of a farmer hiring day laborers throughout the day to work in his vineyard.  For people not fortunate enough to own...

A Quiet Heart

Busy, busy, busy.  That’s how life seems so often.  Either you are busy doing things or else thinking about what you ought to be doing.  It’s hard to find a quiet time to get...

You Are The Boss of Me

It’s often the case that the one on top is the one who can take care of himself and get others to do what he wants.  In school you’ll see a top dog who...

What is Prayer?

If someone were to ask you, “What is prayer?” what would you say?  Prayer is not some kind of white magic.  It is not an attempt to control God.  It is neither a self-induced...

Holy Spirit at Work

If you were in school this year, you learned there what you were ready and able to receive.  You didn’t learn everything there is to know.  In whatever you do, you need to keep...

How to Love

“You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.  This is the great and first commandment.  And the second is like it;...

Jesus’ Gift of New Life

              It was an astonishing discovery the women made that first Easter morning.  The gray shimmers of dawn found them approaching the forbidding chamber into which, not many hours before, the broken body of...

Lenten Observances

The forty days before Easter, not counting Sundays, make up the season of Lent.  We are currently in the Lenten season.  The word Lent means spring.  Think of early spring with the working of...

2014 Annual Report

2014 was another awesome year in ministry at St. Luke’s.  The Lord was at work mightily to accomplish His work through us to His glory. Bob Behr finished his second term as president of...