Easter 7 • Revelation 22:1–6 (7–11) 12–20 • May 12, 2013


Easter 7 • Revelation 22:1–6 (7–11) 12–20 • May 12, 2013

By Gerhard Bode Introduction In 1563, Lutheran theologian David Chytraeus (1530–1600) wrote a commentary on the book of Revelation in which he calculated the date of Christ’s second coming. Such theorizing by one of Luther’s own students may surprise us, yet Chytraeus’s prediction tells us something about how he understood the book of Revelation and ..

Peacemaking in Our Parishes

Peacemaking in Our Parishes


Peacemaking in Our Parishes

Rick Marrs recently wrote a piece for the Rural and Small Town Mission program of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. LCMS Rural and Small Town Mission “supports and encourages rural and small-town congregations in engaging their communities and growing together in Christ through Word and Sacrament.” Rick has been long been active with Peacemakers ministries, and brings ..