REVIVAL AND REVISION

Our main goal while in South Africa was reestablish the relationship between the Northeastern Ohio Synod and the Northern Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in South Africa (ELCSA).

WELCOME TO SOUTH AFRICA

I am visiting the Northern Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in South Africa for eight days to reestablish our relationship with our companion synod.

OUR DEFAULT POSITION

Left to our own devices, we set ourselves into default mode. We take the path of least resistance. We are most comfortable with doing what we think we know best.

HOLY SATURDAY

What I share with you today comes from a Holy Saturday homily written in Greek dating back to the fourth century. The author of this text is unknown.

GOOD FRIDAY

On this night let us confront the reality of death and let us think of all those who are suffering because of the death of a loved one, because of the death of an innocent.

MAUNDY THURSDAY

Tonight we are remembering, celebrating and thanking God for his love. But we are celebrating a “new Passover”, our rescue from slavery to sin and death