Ever feel trapped? When Christians fall into a sin, it can seem like there is no way out. God be praised that he sends people, like the prophet Nathan, to call sinners to repentance that they might be saved! King David’s life is a warning for us all.
On confirmation Sunday a son or daughter of the congregation has the opportunity to confess his or her faith publicly and vow to remain faithful to Jesus. This is Luke Guldberg’s confirmation creed.
Some 500 years ago Martin Luther pounded 95 Thesis, or discussion topics, on the local bulletin board – the castle church door. There was nothing essentially rebellious about his work. His conscience bothered him and he wanted to talk about a few things. That innocent action ignited a world wide movement to reform the church. The return to the gospel is one of the most important events in the history of the world.