Ichabod explores the Age of Apostasy, predicted in 2 Thessalonians 2:3, with an emphasis on UOJ, Church Growth, and Emergent Church heresies. The antidote to these poisons is trusting the efficacious Word in the Means of Grace. John 16:8. Most readers are WELS, LCMS, ELS, or ELCA. This blog also covers the Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodoxy, and the mainline denominations.
The Glory Has Departed
Lutheran book boxes sent to three African seminaries -
I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour; Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth. 1 Timothy 2:1-4
Amazing Love, Frankfort, Ill., dedicated its new church building on May 19 in a special evening worship service.
...As [Pastor] Blumer notes, “None of this gospel outreach would be possible without WELS Church Extension Fund and WELS Home Missions. Through Congregation Mission Offerings, our congregation got our start. We hope to come off subsidy as soon as possible, but we are so thankful for that support!”
He continues, “WELS Church Extension Fund, its granting process, and its extraordinary gift of $80,000 were also a huge part of where we are today. There were other churches looking at our current facility, but they didn’t have such financial support.”...