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Lent is time of repentance
Repentance is ... wait, don’t stop reading. For most of my life this word, repentance, has been such a negative word. How can the Bible combine this word with the “Good News” of our Lord? So often?...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some could use ‘in your face’ moment
Running errands the other day, I pulled up behind another vehicle at a stop light. Across the back window were several “stickers” that gave a hint (and I say that facetiously) of the driver’s belie...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three Lutheran churches to hold joint Lenten service on March 18
ARNECKEVILLE – A joint Lenten supper and service will be held on Wednesday, March 18 at Zion Lutheran Church in Arneckeville. The Lenten service series is sponsored jointly by Zion, St. Luke’s Luth...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lent is time for simple devotion to God, others
Many congregations are currently observing the season of Lent, a 40-day period of preparation before the great 50-day celebration of Easter. Like Christmas, Easter is more than a one-day event for ...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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God wants us to exercise child-like faith
I’ve mentioned my love of the mountains, the out of doors, hiking, and the beauty of God’s creations on numerous occasions. I can recall the first time my husband and I ventured to West Texas to th...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three churches to hold joint Lenten service on March 11
A joint Lenten supper and service will be held on Wednesday, March 11 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Ander. The Lenten service series is sponsored jointly by St. Peter’s, St. Luke’s Lutheran Chu...
Mar 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes don’t hesitate in time of tragedy
by Beyond The Walls by Susan Nelson
Mar 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
I’ve been working with some ladies on a Bible study over the last few months. I don’t know who is being blessed more as we have journeyed through the study together. I may be facilitating, but I am...
Lutheran congregations holding joint Lenten supper, service
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
SCHROEDER – A joint Lenten supper and service will be held on Wednesday, March 4 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Schroeder. The Lenten service series is sponsored jointly by St. Luke’s, St. Peter’...
World Day of Prayer service set
Mar 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
GOLIAD – The World Day of Prayer is a worldwide movement of Christian women of many traditions who come together to observe a common day of prayer each year on the first Friday of March. St. John’s...
God makes things well worth the wait
by Beyond The Walls by Susan Nelson
Mar 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
I took the pick ax to the huisache trees. They were very small with a few branches showing. I worked up a sweat in doing so. There were only four so far, but if you’ve ever tried to dig them up, yo...
Goliad pastor was ‘man of his word’
by Coy Slavik, Advance-Guard Editor
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Family remembers Darryl ‘Hacksaw’ Edwards after minister died Feb. 16 delivering eulogy
Three churches holding joint Ash Wednesday service
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
ANDER – A joint Ash Wednesday service sponsored by three area congregations will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Ander. The Ash Wednesday service is sponsored jointl...