The Plan

Isaiah 52: 13 and 14. Written 600 years before Jesus was born. "See, my servant will act wisely; he will be raised and lifted up and highly exalted. Just as there were many who were appalled at him, his appearance was so disfigured beyond that of any man and his form marred beyond human likeness... Continue Reading →


Greetings to the Via de Cristo 4th Day Community. After much consideration and prayer, the NLS Executive Board has made the unanimous decision to cancel the upcoming face-to-face 2020 Annual Gathering in St. Paul, Minnesota, July 29-August 2. With the state of our world and the Coronavirus rapidly spreading, we felt compelled to take action... Continue Reading →

You Are the Light of the World

During this time that people are feeding on fear and looking to the media for the next piece of bad news; losing sleep over what might come next and wearing concern on their faces, I asked God what He wanted shared in this devotional. Brothers and Sisters in Christ, it is my firm belief that... Continue Reading →

Weekly Devotion – Unite

God multiplies the results when we unite! When two or more people pray together, their prayer power is not only added together but also multiplied. In medicine a drug reaction called "synergism" parallels this principle. Some medicines by themselves are ineffective against certain diseases, but when combined with another medicine, they accomplish much more than... Continue Reading →

Weekly Devotion – No Backsies

According to the Urban Dictionary, "No backsies" is a maneuver in the game of tag where the person who is "it" cannot be tagged back immediately.  What if you handed God all of your worries, told God "No Backsies" and kept running after you tagged Him? How much better could you run? How much lighter... Continue Reading →

Weekly Devotional – Hope

Romans 8:25 "But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently". How many times have you heard some say "I hope"?  "I hope I get a raise", "I hope everything turns out o.k.", "I hope I can pay my bills this month".  What do you mean when you... Continue Reading →

Weekly Devotion – Serve the Lord

Joshua 24:15 “But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” There are at least 91 instances in the bible referencing, “serve the Lord” and Joshua 24:15 is my favorite. In the different ways I have come to serve the Lord, I learned something very important in the last few years. It... Continue Reading →

Annual Meeting Wrap-up

Ignite's first Annual Meeting was last Saturday and there was a fantastic turnout. We had 40 people come to the meeting, 2 join in via video, and 21 vote via absentee. We first had a worship service in which it was reiterated that we are still, and always will be the same family of God.... Continue Reading →

Weekly Devotion – Follow Me

And he said to them, "Follow me, and I will make you fish for people.” Immediately they left their nets and followed him. Matthew 4:19-20 Andrew and Peter took no time to contemplate whether they should go with Jesus. Matthew says they immediately left their nets and followed him. This has always made me wonder... Continue Reading →

Reminder of Annual Meeting

Don't forget the Annual Meeting coming up this Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Messiah Lutheran Church 1706 Lee Blvd., North Mankato, 56003. Eucharist service will be at 11am with a potluck to follow. The business meeting and voting will start at 1pm. Come join us when you can. ALL 4th day members are invited to... Continue Reading →

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