Fall 2018: “Repentance”

Fall 2018: “Repentance”

Note: Session one of Gather’s “Time after time: Turning to God” Bible study should have attributed the Augsburg Confession to its author, Philip Melanchthon (see September 2018, p. 23). A corrected, printable version of this Bible study session can be downloaded for free here.  Repentance is one of the most powerful acts of a person or a church, making […]

Winter 2019: The Gospel of John: Meetings with Jesus

Winter 2019: The Gospel of John: Meetings with Jesus

Throughout John’s Gospel, Jesus engages people in honest and sometimes difficult conversations that lead to faith, renewal and transformation. Over the course of this four-session study by Julie A. Kanarr, we will meet Jesus through his interactions with various characters within the gospel. Their conversations beckon us to explore and grow in faith. The Rev. […]

December 2018: Fear not: an Advent/Christmas devotional

December 2018: Fear not: an Advent/Christmas devotional

When God’s people are afraid, it doesn’t mean we are outside of faith. “Fear not” appears frequently in the Bible, in a way that is comforting. Knowing God is with us, we can face our fears. As we enter the season of Advent, this devotional by the Rev. Katie Hines-Shah, pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church […]