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Heaven or Hell

Heaven or Hell

Oct 11, 2014

Which way to go? Can’t make up your mind? We see yards decorated with tombstones and ghosts and spooky costumes with kids inside walking the streets looking for treats. For most its harmless fun, a way to get out and visit the neighbors. For Martin Luther it was a time to nail a statement on the church door: you cannot buy a person’s way into heaven...

Bible Study-Noah

Bible Study-Noah

Jul 1, 2014

Noah – The Man, The Ark, The Flood By: Rev. Kurt Klaus (Includes subtitles in English) A five centuries-old man building a huge boat on the startling news of coming floodwaters – sounds like the makings of one remarkable story. It is. Jump in and get your feet wet with Noah: The Man, The Ark, The Flood, the latest Bible study from the Men’s...

He is Alive see the Six Miracles of Calvary

He is Alive see the Six Miracles of Calvary

Apr 13, 2014

MIRACLES happen everyday. Like hail falling today on the church here in Carpentersville on a very warm spring day before Palm Sunday. This is not so uncommon we know. But there are several astounding miracles that happened the day Jesus was crucified on a hill called Calvary. Join us this week at Faith as we talk about darkness covering the whole land for 3...

Faith Community Garden

Faith Community Garden

Apr 25, 2013

A community garden is underway at Faith, the produce from which will be given to people in need. This project is for anyone who likes to work in God’s earth with a heart to help and encourage a neighbor or friend struggling financially.  If you would like to be involved or want to know more please call the church and leave a message at 847-428-2079. All...

Without the Bible?

Without the Bible?

Apr 17, 2013

We sometimes take the Bible for granted.  We read Scriptures from the lecturn and pulpit every Sunday. We have copies of the Bible on our shelf at home and can access one quite easily. But what would it be like if we had no Bible at all? Rev Richard Wurmbrand, a Lutheran pastor, who was imprisoned  for his faith for 14 years in Communist Romania was deprived of...

Pastor Mark Frusti

Pastor Mark Frusti

Apr 15, 2013

“Unto him that sits on the throne, and unto the Lamb, be blessing and honor and power and glory for ever and ever” Rev 5:13 We worship the Lamb who reigns.  He also remains the great Shepherd of our soul. According to Watchman Nee “To worship the creature rather than the creator is an inbred tendency in us. All the conflict in this book of...

A Heavenly Evening at Faith Lutheran

A Heavenly Evening at Faith Lutheran

Apr 13, 2013

Heaven is my home. Our evening with Don Piper, author of 90 minutes in Heaven was amazing. He is a walking miracle. If you were blessed by Don’s testimony and sharing of God’s word, or would like to let us know how you felt about it, please leave a comment. Pass this link to our church website along to a friend. He is risen indeed! He is worthy!...

Searching for the Real Martin Luther

Searching for the Real Martin Luther

Apr 13, 2013

by DAVID C. STEINMETZ c. 2012 Religion News Service   DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) Protestants have traditionally celebrated Oct. 31 as the anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation, a movement that divided Western Christendom and gave birth to such diverse religious groups as Lutherans, Presbyterians, Anglicans and Mennonites. On Oct. 31, 1517, an...