Pastor Bramwell writes a letter to the members of St. Mark Lutheran Church every month. In August 2022 he started recording a video version.
Following Christ comes with persecution, and clinging to the cross does mean letting go of relationships and possessions. But it is not merely loss. In fact, it is the beginning of GREAT gain! Jesus promises that we will receive a hundredfold what we lose in this life and that receiving it occurs already in this time. Each Christian is a part of the fulfillment of that blessing.
What is the point of education? If it is to gain knowledge and understanding, then it is incomplete without the Holy Scriptures. As our country returns to school this fall, let’s refocus our attention on our Christian education.
What is the Office of the Keys? What is Confession? What is excommunication? I answer these questions in this video.