Posts by pastork

Christianity Is Radically Different.

Why should a person be a Christian and not a Muslim, Buddhist, or a follower of another religion?  The answer:  Because Christianity is true.  Our society today struggles with this answer.  It views all religions as basically the same and therefore as different perspectives of the truth.  This view of world religions cannot be true.…

A Light that Guides to Heaven

The Oak Island lighthouse is the brightest lighthouse in the United States.  Its beam is rated at 14 million candlepower.  It can be seen for over 20 miles out to sea.  Sailors moving up and down the coast by that lighthouse are warned of danger, but they’re also shown something else. Each lighthouse has a…

I, Will Remember Their Sins No more

Have you seen them?  It only happens once a year, buy you have probably noticed.  They walk around with that “black stuff” on their foreheads.  It looks like it is in the shape of a cross.  What’s that about? It is about Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the season of Lent.  The black stuff…

Christmas Eve Service!

Join us on this special night for singing Christmas carols and hearing about the Christ Child – our newborn King and Savior! Worship is at 6:30 p.m. There will be some carols by candlelight too!!

Theater Bible School

Calling all kids First Grade and up!  Come to Theater Bible School at Hope Lutheran Church!  We will be learning and performing fun plays from playwright Peter Bloedel.  Kids learn blocking, lines and acting skills, costume and set design, all the while taking in the deeper meaning of the Bible lessons. It will be an…

Born Sinless to Be Our Sin-Bearer!

“Please stay tuned for an important announcement.”   “We have some breaking news to report in just a moment!”  Then comes a cutaway.  A commercial.  Another one.   The teasers keep us from flipping the channel.  Is there some big surprise? Despite the hype, the “important announcement” often disappoints.  We think to ourselves, “What’s so earthshaking about that?”  …