Posts by Pastor Joel Lohafer

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Eternal Blessings to Share

by Pastor Joel Lohafer

The greatest blessing is an opportunity to share our blessings. And the more we share them the more we receive to continue to share. Blessings are like a beautiful flowing river and at the source of this river is the magnificent throne of God. Scripture attests to this: “And the angel showed me the river […]

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Luther’s Small Catechism in Prayer Form

by Pastor Joel Lohafer

Besides the Bible our Small Catechism serves a good purpose for teaching us the basics of our faith, and encouraging us to persevere. The version I used during my confirmation class was copyrighted in 1960 and in 1963 it was written in a prayer form. For example look at the First Commandment. “You shall have […]

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Praying the Psalms

by Pastor Joel Lohafer

This past year I have grown in appreciation for the Psalms. There were days when I could not find the words to pray, and I turned to a Psalm and let those words be my prayer. There are different kinds of Psalms to serve as prayers for pretty much any kind of experience you face. […]

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