May 2019

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The road to heaven is narrow, and we often are tempted to veer the wrong way, to stray from the path God has set. In a new series starting this month, Executive Editor John Braun examines Galatians 5:19-23 and what it says about “acts of the flesh” vs. “fruit of the Spirit”. The temptations are real, but so is the love of Jesus—a love that can guide us in the right direction. 

As we travel down the road to heaven, our mission as Christians is to tell others about that saving love.  

  • You, our readers, have shared some of your own stories about how you have been ambassadors, how you have let others see Jesus. We’ve printed some of these stories. Keep sending them in! 
  • Pastor Mark Schewe writes about a difficult last-minute trip he had to make and how God opened the door for him to discuss God’s gift of salvation with a Mormon. 
  • Showing God’s love through our actions can lead to opportunities to talk about God’s graceRead about how WELS members offered relief to those in need after the storms. 

Julie Wietzke

The idea of our children dating can be . . . unsettling. Pastor Donn Dobberstein, father of four children ages 15-22, shares his strategies for how to navigate this season of parenting.

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