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A rest or break from work

by Bishop Bill Gohl In the seventh year there shall be a sabbath of complete rest for the land, a sabbath for the Lord... – Leviticus 25:4 A sabbatical (from Hebrew: shabbat (שבת) i.e., Sabbath), is a rest or break from work. The concept of the sabbatical is based on...

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For all of the Bettys and Carloses

"Which commandment is the first of all?" Jesus answered, "The first is, 'Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one; you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.' The second is...

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The Rev. Robert Moore, remembered

by Bishop Bill Gohl "I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?" –John 11:25-26 Bishop Gohl preached for the funeral of the Rev. Robert...

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In memory of Pastor John Damm

by Bishop Bill Gohl "Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?" The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my beloved, be steadfast,...

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