Category Archives: Devotional

Luther for the Busy Man

Luther for the Busy Man is once more in print, thanks to Ambassador Publications, which I believe is the publisher for the Association of Free Lutheran Congregations (AFLC). I can’t say I know much about the collection of congregations, but I do know this book follows the historic one-year lectionary as guidance for daily devotions.

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Minute Messages

Lutheran author Rev. Dr. Matthew Richard, whom you may know from his first book,  Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up? released his next book, Minute Messages: Gospel-Filled Devotions for Every Occasion yesterday.

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Rejoice, O Zion! Sing!

Yay yay yay! I’m especially excited to tell you about this new release: Alan Kornacki’s Rejoice, O Zion! Sing! Hymns for the Lutheran Service Book One-Year Lectionary and Other Occasions!

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True Christianity, Book II

A blessed Reformation week to you! Here in Oklahoma we’re having some early winter weather. I pray everyone stays safe & warm! And, if possible, I wish you a cup of something warm and a good book! Speaking of which, this month Just and Sinner released two more reprints: True Christianity: Book I & Book II by Johann Arndt.

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Wellness

I’ve been back in the throes of writing poetry, so you’ll pardon me if I keep things a bit short and extra even-keeled over here. ūüôā Back in February, I posted a piece on church worker wellness resources. Well, I hadn’t gotten to say that there was an LCMS project to provide online devotions for church workers on areas of vocational, relational, financial, and emotional wellness.

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Advent Devotional Reading

I wasn’t late posting about 2018 Advent Resources, although I did mean to blog today’s titles sooner. This year I thought I’d try to tackle some additional devotional reading, and the two titles are¬†The Soul in Paraphrase: A Treasury of Classic Devotional Poems,¬†edited by Leland Ryken, and¬†With My Own Eyes,¬†a third-person retelling of the Gospels by none other than Lutheran bishop extraordinaire Bo Giertz, translated by LCMS Rev. Bror Erickson!

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You who Sleep

I’ve blogged about Lutheran pastor Gaven Mize a number of times, highlighting books like¬†God Loves me Such, My Little ABC Liturgy Book, My Little ABC Coloring Liturgy Book,¬†and¬†Beauty and Catechesis.¬†Now he’s offering another: an advent devotional titled¬†Awake, You Who Sleep: The Advent of the Christ.

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Bo Giertz Giveaway

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I’m happy to offer a Bo Giertz Giveaway! You probably know Giertz best from his Lutheran novel,¬†The Hammer of God.¬†Happily for us all Rev. Bror Erickson, an LCMS pastor serving in New Mexico, has recently translated Giertz’s¬†Romans: A Devotional Commentary!

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