Eurasia Blog Wednesday Devotion: Looking Forward in Advent

Wednesday, December 7, 2016


This week’s devotion is based on a portion of the Old Testament reading for the Second Sunday in Advent in the One-Year Lectionary.  –By Elizabeth Ahlman “For behold, the day is coming, burning like an oven, when all the arrogant and all evildoers will be stubble. The day that is coming shall set them ablaze, […]

Eurasia Blog Wednesday Devotion: Put on Your Strength, Lord

Wed, Nov 9, 2016


This week, we reflect on the Old Testament reading for the 24th Sunday after Trinity which was on November 6. You may have observed All Saints Day on the 6th instead. If you’d like to read the other readings for the 24th Sunday after Trinity, they are: Colossians 1:9–14 and Matthew 9:18–26. –By Elizabeth Ahlman Awake, awake, […]

Eurasia Blog Wednesday Guest Devotion: Refreshed Hearts

Wed, Oct 26, 2016


This week’s guest devotion was written by missionary Rev. Jordan Tomesch. Rev. Tomesch, who is fluent in German, will be serving alongside LCMS sister church body in Germany, The Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church (SELK), in Hamburg. There he will work with refugees, offering proclamation, mercy, catechetical instruction and more.  Grace to you and peace from […]

Luther Academy Programs in Slovakia, Lithuania Offer Theological Education

Tue, Oct 25, 2016


–Adapted from a Report by Eurasia Regional Director, Rev. James Krikava This Spring, LCMS Recognized Service Organization, Luther Academy (LA) sponsored and conducted the Klaipeda Conference in Palanga, Lithuania from April 14-15th. They also sponsored and conducted a Conference in Terchová, Slovakia, April 25-27, 2016. It was held at the Hotel Diery in Terchová, in the […]

Eurasia Blog Wednesday Devotion: St. Luke, Evangelist (Oct 19)

Wed, Oct 19, 2016


–By Elizabeth Ahlman Yesterday, Tuesday, October 18, the Church celebrated the Festival of St. Luke, Evangelist. Today for the Wednesday Devotion, we will reflect on the texts appointed for that day. Those readings are: Isaiah 35:5-8, Psalm 147:1-11, 2 Timothy 4:5-18, Luke 10:1-9. After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them on ahead […]


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