During the season of Lent (or any other time of introspection), share these resources with your Bible Study group, Worship committee, Youth Group, Church Council or just for your own personal Lenten journey: See our March 2024 Connections Call on Lenten Creation Care: Print out +/or share day-to-day tools using any of these calendars orRead 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, Program Director for Houston’s Green BuildingRead More →

What is the Sacrament of the Altar? It is the true body and blood of our Lord Jesus Christ under the bread and wine, instituted by Christ himself for us Christians to eat and to drink. Where is this written? The holy evangelists Matthew, Mark, and Luke, and St. Paul write thus: “In the nightRead 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 the name of the Father andRead 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 their loving father. Think! Calling GodRead 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; reason and all mental faculties. InRead 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 promise of needs of life helpRead 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 this handbook was that Luther discoveredRead More →