As we prepare for the season of Lent, share these resources with your Bible Study group, Worship committee, Church Council or just for your own personal Lenten journey: Consider using any of these books as a personal devotional +/or in an online book study with friends/church members > Wild HopeRead More →

Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church invites you to a monthly environmental education web meeting series whose theme in 2018 is Stewardship Sunday, July 29, at 6 p.m. (Central Time) Houston’s Green Building Resource Center Steve Stelzer, Program Director, Green Building Resource Center In July, we welcome Steve Stelzer, ProgramRead More →

I. What is Baptism? Baptism is not simply plain water. Instead, it is water used according to God’s command and connected with God’s Word. What then is this word of God? Where our Lord Christ says in Matthew 28: “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in theRead More →

Our Father in heaven. What is this? With these words God wants to attract us, so that we come to believe that he is truly our Father and we are truly his children, in order that we may ask him boldly and with complete confidence, as loving children ask theirRead More →

The 1st Article, on Creation I believe in God, the Father Almighty, creator of heaven and earth. What is this? I believe that God has created me together with all that exists. God has given me and still preserves my body and soul: eyes, ears, and all limbs and senses; reasonRead More →

The 1st Commandment: You shall have no other gods. What is this? We are to fear, love, and trust God above all things. Think! Read Matthew 5:45. Jesus makes a promise of sun and rain, that this is always around us—good or bad, human or not. How does this promiseRead More →

We marked the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with the occasion of Martin Luther writing his 95 Theses. For those of us living with the Reformation heritage, however, another of his writings has likely been more influential in shaping our identity: his Small Catechism of 1528. The occasion for thisRead More →

author: Leah D. Schade Informed by years of experience as an environmental activist and minister, Leah Schade equips preachers to interpret the Bible through a “green” lens, become rooted in environmental theology, and learn how to understand their preaching context in terms of the particular political, cultural, and biotic setting ofRead More →