All posts by: LCMS Youth Ministry


But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for His own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light. 1 Peter 2:9 The … Continue reading


Sometimes, I believe that life would be a whole lot easier if there were a measuring stick that would help me make decisions. The apostle Paul gives us a great reference when we get stuck in a rut. In his … Continue reading

New Start

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from Your presence, and take not Your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of Your salvation, and uphold … Continue reading


For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. Hebrews 4:15 We fail God every single day, breaking … Continue reading

Three Words

When Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished,” and He bowed His head and gave up His spirit. John 19:30 It is finished. . . . Three words and a final breath and we are saved. We gain … Continue reading

For the Good

I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for … Continue reading

How Did They Do That?

I have no idea how Noah, Moses, and Elijah did it. How was it possible for these men to stay strong in their faith and accomplish their heavenly mission? They were surrounded by people who denounced God, constantly complained, and … Continue reading