Pastors have long known that there is more going on with food and eating than the mere filling of the stomach. We know that the Eucharist is more than bread, wine and people gathering around the Lord's table.
disciples were obviously astonished to see Christ in glory," said our pastor. He was prepared for questions about the Transfiguration. Instead, one first grader asked, "what does 'obviously' mean?"
In anticipation of the 500-year celebration of the Protestant Reformation, a “Luther Reading Challenge” is being launched by the Institute for Ecumenical Research in Strasbourg, France. Writings of Martin Luther are being made available online. Persons who sign up for a free account can engage in online discussion groups with people around the world in English and other languages, including Hungarian, Chinese, and Portuguese.