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  • Michigan Continues to Dismember Children
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    Recently, Lutherans for Life of Michigan president Rev. Paul Clark wrote a brief article for this blog here notifying readers that the petition to ban the mid-to-late term abortive procedure of Dilation and Evacuation has failed. […]
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    In your prayers this week please remember: MCREST – for Christ’s name to be glorified in the life of all workers, donors and participants. Those who feel isolated or alone, along with those who suffer with depression. Our individual and joint efforts of sharing God’s peace and hope with all. All who participated in our virtual VBS. […]
  • October 25, 2020 Bulletin
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    We are here to serve our community. As you worship with us online, the Lord Jesus is at work, uniting us as friends and family. If you are curious to learn more out ministry in the community, go to www.stl-eastpointe.org, or like us on Face Book. […]
  • Hope’s All Saints Event 2020
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    Please join us at Hope Lutheran Church of Warren on Saturday, October 31st from 6-8 pm for an outdoors Trunk n Treat. Masks and social distancing are required. Volunteers are decorating their cars or camping flies, and providing individual packages of candy. Packaged donuts, apple juice and cider cups will be available. […]

 

Thursday’s Thirst

  • I fell into a rut a few weeks ago – perhaps even many weeks ago. I think the minimal face-face contact with people was getting to me. I started contacting a few people to make a couple home visits but had to really push myself just to “dial” the phone. This week, however, after the third straight visit ended with the individual saying to me, “Thanks, I really needed this,” I felt God raising me out of the rut.

  • It is dangerous – I know – to comment on a book, but I am over halfway through it, so I am willing to take the risk. The book is “Christians in the Age of Outrage – How to bring our best when the world is at its worst”. The author is Ed Stetzer, the dean of the School of Mission, Ministry, and Leadership at Wheaton College – and the holder of the Billy Graham Distinguished Chair of the Church.

  • New month – new topic – new approach – searching for a renewed attitude! Tuesday was one of the more frustrating days I have had in a long time. It felt like I ran into roadblocks at every turn – most (but certainly not all) coming during my efforts to navigate the system of being in contact with an individual in jail.

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