Author: Communications Team

Remember the sabbath day. Call the sabbath a delight. This is the Lord’s day, and the Lord will do for us what the Lord does: feed us, forgive us, help and heal us. Rejoice at all the wonderful things God is doing....

Jesus says, “It is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” It is God’s promise from the beginning—to Abraham, to the early church, and to the “little flock” of which we are a part today in assembly. Faith, God’s baptismal gift, trusts the...

Effective communication is essential to a good relationship. Good communication in life can be tricky to get right, yet extremely important whether with loved ones, work colleagues, friends, even neighbors. All church members need good communication skills. Most of us were not fortunate enough to take...

This month, we’re saying Godspeed to Lynne Kroger as she transitions into retirement. Lynne has been a part of Good Shepherd for the past 50 years as a member, the pastor’s assistant and has founded PrimeTimers, the Widowers Fellowship Group, and grief classes. She’s been at...

Planning responsibly for after our passing As Christians, we are charged with the responsibility of being good stewards of the resources that have been bestowed upon us. An important aspect of that responsibility is planning for the orderly disposition of our remaining assets at the end...

Persistence in prayer evoked the admiration of Jesus and wins the attention of the Lord when Abraham intercedes for Sodom. The life of the baptized—to be rooted and built up in Christ Jesus the Lord—is to be rooted in prayer. God hears and answers prayer...

Perhaps the church, at its best, is “all ears.” Almighty God urges the faithful, again and again, to “listen up!”—to heed the word from above. So it was with Abraham and Sarah, with Mary and Martha, and the early church at Colossae. So it is...

To love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, strength, and mind is to reflect God’s mercy in responding to one’s neighbor. That mercy found its most profound expression in the “gospel that has come to you”—namely the life, death, and resurrection of...

Fourteenth Biennial Convention of the South Central Wisconsin Synodical Women’s Organization September 21, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The one day convention encourages members to pray, find peace and joy through workshops, worship, and fellowship, and be bold in our witness when answering the call....

Friday, June 27, South Dakota Blog by Sherri Swartz traveling with her daughter Heather for the 2nd time We left the motel at 6:30 AM and had a quiet bus ride, with many people back asleep, until sometime after we crossed the Missouri River back to...

Thursday, June 27, Pine Ridge, Kirstin Poppen traveling with her mother Kari Poppen Today was a mix of emotions, happy and sad, as it was the day that we left the Dream Center and began our journey back home to Madison. The morning started off with...