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Redeeming Life Maternity Home

Posted by on May 10, 2021

We rejoice in the Lord for bringing us this far in the development of a maternity home here in Carpentersville. God has blessed these initial stages by bringing many supporters...

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The Son of Man is Coming

Posted by on Nov 19, 2021

People say that there is no scientific evidence to support the first 11 chapters of the Bible. I don’t agree. DNA evidence demonstrates that all people stem from one man and...

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The Son of Man is Coming

Posted by on Nov 19, 2021

People say that there is no scientific evidence to support the first 11 chapters of the Bible. I don’t agree. DNA evidence demonstrates that all people stem from one man and...

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Cast Me Not Away 

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017

By: Pastor Mark Frusti 3-10-17   Thoughts of Lent this year revolve around the presence of Christ found through-out the Bible and in Church History. The presence of Christ was...

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The Son of Man is Coming

The Son of Man is Coming

Nov 19, 2021

People say that there is no scientific evidence to support the first 11 chapters of the Bible. I don’t agree. DNA evidence demonstrates that all people stem from one man and one woman originally, The Book of Genesis records their names: Adam and Eve.  The book continues to list many other names in a genealogy down to a man name Noah. the Bible also gives...

Redeeming Life Maternity Home

Redeeming Life Maternity Home

May 10, 2021

We rejoice in the Lord for bringing us this far in the development of a maternity home here in Carpentersville. God has blessed these initial stages by bringing many supporters together towards making it a reality. Yet there is much more to be done, like building bridges in the community and with the village. In order for us to move ahead at Faith Lutheran we...

Redeeming Life Outreach Ministry

Redeeming Life Outreach Ministry

Mar 24, 2021

  On that day the LORD their God will save them, as the flock of his people; for like the jewels of a crown they shall shine on his land. Zechariah 9:16 My dear Diane, Doug and I participated in the drive through Chicago pro-life rally in January.  It was cold but bright and sunny with around 600 cars lined up. Took little longer than expected, but it was a...

Growing in God’s Love, August 2020

Growing in God’s Love, August 2020

Aug 11, 2020

  “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to pluck up what is planted” (Ecclesiastes 3:1-2). Growth is the natural process of all living things.  We have a beginning and we have an end.  A good man named Job suffered multiple calamities and losses,...

Not Ashamed

Not Ashamed

Jun 19, 2020

Our extended family and friends in Finland and Sweden are preparing for midsummer festivities next week.  Hopefully, everyone is well and able to celebrate some.  When we were there (2016) we joined with the Hissa’s for worship on Saint Juhannus Day (St. John the Baptist) in the old stone church in Isokyra, Finland, a tradition held for many years. I...

Twas The Time of His Favor

Twas The Time of His Favor

Jun 2, 2020

’Twas the time of His favor That He gave up His throne When He came to God’s temple And He called forth His own, “Is anyone thirsty? Let him come here and drink. Living water o’er flowing From Heaven’s grand brink.” He spoke of the Spirit They had yet to receive, To them would be given In hearts that believe. ’Twas after ascension, Christ returned to His home,...

Concentrate and Pray Everyday

Concentrate and Pray Everyday

May 16, 2020

Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?” Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth and the life.  No one comes to the Father except through me” John 14:5-6. John Newton, a slave-trader, had become enslaved himself on the coast of Guinea. He made a fire hoping that a passing ship might see...

Praying Every Day

Praying Every Day

May 15, 2020

Thank the LORD for blessings everyday.  My dearest wife, Diane and I went for a walk with her mother and father and Isaac through Lilacia Park this week in celebration of Mother’s Day and in memory of all our moms. I wrote this prayer today to our amazing, almighty, ever-living and ever-loving God – Yahweh:   For the gifts, LORD Father, we received...

Every Kind of Jewel for the Bride

Every Kind of Jewel for the Bride

Apr 8, 2020

        Our family came together last month for the funeral of a dear friend of the family, Mary-Lou. Even with the alarm of covid19 the whole funeral celebration rang with the testimony of her vibrant faith, her love for God and all people.  After the committal we were invited to a luncheon that displayed a colorful collage on the ceiling of the banquet hall. ...

Behold the crown of suffering

Behold the crown of suffering

Mar 21, 2020

“Crown Him with many crowns the Lamb upon His throne, hark how the heavenly anthem drowns all music but its own! “ The man Jesus wore an unusual crown to demonstrate to all the world that He was and is the Lamb of God who took away our sins.  That crown was a crown of suffering made of thorns. Roman soldiers wove it together on Good Friday, placed...

UnPlanned – A true story of transformation Jan 22, 7pm

UnPlanned – A true story of transformation Jan 22, 7pm

Jan 22, 2020

Unplanned is the inspiring true story of one woman’s journey of transformation.         All Abby Johnson ever wanted to do was help women. As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, she was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counseled countless women about their reproductive choices. Her passion surrounding a woman’s...

Vacation Bible Camp-The Incredible Race July 29-Aug1

Vacation Bible Camp-The Incredible Race July 29-Aug1

Jul 11, 2019

  The Incredible Race Vacation Bible Camp opens Monday July 29 to Aug 1. Opening assembly is at 9:00 am and goes till 12 noon. VBC this year focuses on one race separated from God by sin, scattered throughout the world by many languages and with many shades of skin color but united in Jesus Christ. Open to children K –...