Mark Muehl

When the Time was Fully Come

Scripture Verse: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 ESV 19 Do not quench the Spirit. Time catches our attention. Time is fleeting. Time is awastin’. Time is marching on. Time is at a premium. We busy ourselves with home preparations, school presentations and a variety of mission projects, and with these commitments comes worries about… Read more »

Charles Dickens and Fundraising in 1843

I am a big fan of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. I grew up watching George C. Scott (see picture) as Ebenezer Scrooge, and more recently have found Patrick Stewart’s portrayal to be quite enjoyable and true to the story. And I have been known to be found watching Mickey Mouse’s version… Read more »

Give Thanks

Scripture Verse: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 ESV 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Throughout the Bible, there is an expectation of thanksgiving. However, soon after the beginning of time, Cain’s ungrateful heart turned very evil and he killed his own brother… Read more »

Give Thanks

Scripture Verse: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 ESV 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Throughout the Bible, there is an expectation of thanksgiving. However, soon after the beginning of time, Cain’s ungrateful heart turned very evil and he killed his own brother… Read more »

Masterpiece

I discovered in college that art was enjoyable. I don’t remember art as a favorite in elementary school and I am sure I had no art classes in high school. But in college, 2D art and Teaching Art were two classes I vividly remember. Contour line drawing, doing color studies and studying… Read more »

It has to be said this week

While Christians of all types fight side by side for religious liberty, conscience and life issues, there remains a basic truth that distinguishes. The truth of the Reformation still stands. We are justified for Christ's sake, apart from our works, apart from the works of any saints. It is Christ alone. The… Read more »

Pray

Scripture Verse: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 ESV 17 pray without ceasing, Isn’t it entertaining to watch a two-year-old boy watch and mimic everything his Daddy does? It can be quite hilarious to see the toddler walk out of the bedroom wearing Daddy’s shoes. Hearing new words, good and bad, voiced by the young… Read more »

Are Lutheran schools worth it? YES

Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.”—Matthew 10:29-31 One of the first thing that the Saxon… Read more »