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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,...

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...

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...

The Father is with Me, Lent midweek 2019

The Father is with Me, Lent  midweek 2019

Mar 4, 2019

Events at Faith, March 2019 The Father is With me. Lent begins Wednesday, March 6, Ash Wednesday, Soup Supper at 6pm. Service at 7pm. Theme for Lent this year is based on the last teachings of Jesus to His disciples the night before He died: The Father is With Me. Wed, March 6 1) Clean Feet, John 13:10; Wed, March 13 2) “For Me?”, John 13:38; Wed, March 20 3)...

Thanksgiving 2018

Thanksgiving 2018

Nov 12, 2018

Thank the Lord and sing His praise! We are hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner at Faith Sunday, November 18, at 11:30 a.m.   All are welcome to a day of praise and friendship.     For those who are unable to get out and join us,  we are bringing meals on wheels to your...