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Divine Foolishness

Divine Foolishness

Christ crucified is God’s clearest and most complete act of love By Elizabeth A. Eaton For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written, “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the […]

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  September 4, 2014   No comments

Deeper Understanding – Financial Stewardship

A way of life allowing us to become grateful, generous, loving, hopeful people Sadly, for many stewardship means raising money for church. In the Bible a steward is the manager of another person’s property. This definition can make stewardship sound like a job where we are employed by the owner. But it’s really a fundamental […]

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  July 29, 2014   No comments
Feeling Sheepish

Feeling Sheepish

One of our members who became semi-homebound heard of the “Buck-a-chick” program a couple of years ago and suggested we try it. Throughout Lent kids of all ages were invited to color a chick for $1 to hang on the giving tree. Another member with a small farm brought live baby chicks and the little kids went crazy!

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  May 6, 2014   No comments
Luther Manor is Happy

Luther Manor is Happy

Inspired by Pharrell Williams’ hit song residents of Luther Manor Retirement Community show their “happy” side. This video was directed by Terrace resident Rusty Tym and starring residents, staff, program participants and volunteers of Luther Manor. Enjoy!

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  April 1, 2014   No comments
All abilities are welcome – A video by Aaron Krause

All abilities are welcome – A video by Aaron Krause

by Sandy Krause, of Divine Word Pentecost Lutheran Church Negotiating the world when you are differently abled can be challenging. Having a strong faith foundation, supportive church family and a church home offers needed resilience in the face of challenge. Many find a place that tolerates them. But true acceptance can be much harder to […]

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  December 11, 2013   No comments
A Shoebox Full of Pictures

A Shoebox Full of Pictures

Story submitted by Keith Kestner Like many other people you might have this problem. A shoebox filled with family pictures given to you by other family members. Perhaps over the years you have put in some of your own pictures. You know that you should do something about the pictures but you have a hard […]

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  July 12, 2013   No comments
Is THAT in the Bible?

Is THAT in the Bible?

According to a recent issue of Harper’s Magazine, “Three quarters of Americans believe the Bible teaches ‘God helps those who help themselves.’ That is, three out of four Americans believe that this idea, a notion at the core of our current individualist politics and culture, which was in fact uttered by Ben Franklin, actually appears […]

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  April 17, 2013   No comments
Love>Hate Event: Underwear Drive Success

Love>Hate Event: Underwear Drive Success

At the Love>Hate event on Saturday, September 22, 2012 over 100 packages of underwear were collected for the Waukesha Hope Center.  Dana Riesterer, Manager of Operations at the Hope Center, was at Love>Hate representing the Waukesha homelessness prevention center, said that underwear and socks are necessities that most people take  for granted but which are […]

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  October 4, 2012   No comments