Category: Culture

  • Awareness About Human Trafficking — LCMS 2021 Life Conference

    Here’s a video from the 2021 LCMS Life March online conference I took part in last March. (I was sitting in the corner of our old, empty house as I had some items to take care of there before we put it on the market.)

  • I Jumped the Gun

    I Jumped the Gun

    I jumped the gun on a recent tweet, making some assumptions and judgments. This post is my response and apology.

  • SML Giving Tree & CASA de ORACION

    SML Giving Tree & CASA de ORACION

    A report of our time with Casa de Oracion by SML Board of Director, Sam Martinez. This is set to be published as an upcoming “devoted” article.

  • THANKSGIVING & PRAISE Report

    THANKSGIVING & PRAISE Report

    Some items to THANK and PRAISE the Lord for and to CELEBRATE!

    • End of the Fiscal Year Gifts to MAM, LINC Houston, and Elijah Rising’s Kendleton Farms ventue.
    • LINC Houston’s Glocal Mission Outreach Event on August 8.
    • SML’s 2014 Rummage Sale

     

  • What is Truth [Tour 2]? What is Islam [Lesson 3]?

    What is Truth [Tour 2]? What is Islam [Lesson 3]?

    Join us on Thursday evenings as we continue our tour through “The TRUTH PROJECT” from Focus on the Family. We just finished the question regarding Veritology, answering the question, “What is Truth?” In our next class on April 9, we will begin the tour on “Philosophy and Ethics.” Awesome stuff here! Join us on Sunday mornings […]

  • It’s Time To GO!

    It’s Time To GO!

    “Lord, open the doors that need to be opened and close the doors that need to be closed.” I have been praying that prayer for a while now in regard to what the Lord would have me do.

    He has opened the door. Now it’s time to walk through it!

    Here we go!

  • MLK – “Letter from Birmingham Jail” – My Favorite

    MLK – “Letter from Birmingham Jail” – My Favorite

    Many other speeches, papers, and parts of the amazing movement led by Dr. King garner more attention and love from most people. For me, however, His “Letter from Birmingham Jail” is the one that hits the hardest. In it he responds to some clergymen who were calling for “unity” and stating that this movement which […]

  • “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh” – Camp [Throwback Thursday]

    The first picture is from when I was a camper at Camp Lutherhoma as a kid. I’m about four rows from the bottom and in the center, between two female counselors. The one to the right of me (my left in the picture) with the feathered hair was really cute at the time. Having just […]

  • Nick Moss Declines Call to St. Mark

    Last Wednesday, after prayerful deliberation, DCE Nick Moss declined St. Mark’s call to be our Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries. He feels the Lord still has work for him to do at St. Paul Lutheran in Lakeland, FL. We praise God for His steadfast faithfulness as we continue to find the person the […]

  • Voters’ Meeting — July 13

    Just a reminder that this Sunday, July 13, directly following the first service (around 9:30am), there will be a congregational Voters’ Meeting with the one agenda item the issuing of a Call to a DCE in Florida for the St. Mark position of “Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries.” There is a biography of […]