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God’s Grace for the Depressed and Suicidal

By Wes Bredenhof Fluoxetine.  Paxil.  Celexa.  Wellbutrin.  Zoloft.  If those words are familiar to you, this article may be for you.  Even if those words aren’t familiar right now, someday they may be.  They’re all names of popular anti-depressants.  Depression is a widespread problem in our society today.  In the United States, over 19 million […]

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The Strange, Beautiful Power of Prayer

By Wes Bredenhof I’ve been reading Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Life Together.  Chapter 3 is entitled “The Day Alone” and it covers the personal life of a Christian.  In that chapter he has an insightful section on prayer.  I have found what he says here to be true.  As a pastor too, I have observed that when people […]

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Brian Godawa: Secret Believers

Brian Godawa was the screenwriter for the movie To End All Wars.  He recently wrote the script for this short clip as well.  Powerful.

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9 Thoughts on Two Sunday Services

Why does the consistory call the congregation to worship twice?

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