We offer creation focused commentaries for every week and lectionary cycle, but what about taking a step back and spend a whole season focused on God the Creator? The Season of Creation started in the 1990’s and has multiple expressions. The Season of Creation is typically celebrated from the beginningRead More →

Our ecumenical companion site, www.LetAllCreationPraise.org , is maintained by long-time supporter and fellow Lutheran restoring creation, Nick Utphall. This site is an online library of commentaries, hymns, worship samples and devotions which speak to a wide variety of Christian faiths. Rev. Utphall is pastor at Madison Christian Community in Wisconsin.Read More →

Communion with Creation at the beautiful Atlantic coastline with other stewards of God’s good creation. Be empowered for creation care ministry at your home, congregation, school, or synod. Learn more about how to integrate concern for the planet with the moral calling to be good to our global neighbors (global/local,Read More →

  Back in the summer of 2018 hundreds of youth and group leaders visited our Lutherans Restoring Creation space in the Interactive Educational Area during the National Youth Gathering in Houston. Every visitor was asked to spend about 5 minutes walking through a “tour” of their typical day and considerRead 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 →