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The Ordinary Family – Advent 2017

Posted on December 1st by Barry Braun

I thought of the “first” family or the “best” family or even the “heavenly” family as I contemplated Christmas this year. The thing is though I couldn’t keep from thinking about Christmas and something called Advent. Originally, I was planning to press on with our study in Romans right up to December 24th. But the […]

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Posted on October 3rd by Barry Braun

As I entered this world in 1956 there were a few traditions that governed my parents. Infant baptism, holidays with extended family and church attendance highlighted my life even before I had any personal recall. My parents have been and continue to be devote Lutherans. There was a time that I didn’t think much of […]

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Next Generation

Posted on September 22nd by Barry Braun

Have you had a verse in the Bible become so significant that you can’t get it out of your mind? That happened to me about a month ago. Here it is: “One generation commends your works to another; they tell of your mighty acts.” (Psalm 145:4) This one verse has created an urgency in my […]

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