Eurasia Blog Wednesday Devotion: “Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven”

Wednesday, August 24, 2016


By: Deaconess Elizabeth Ahlman Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man against whom the LORD counts no iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit. (Psalm 32:1-2 ESV) What beautiful words from David, the author of this Psalm. It seems strange for him to be […]

Eurasia Blog Wednesday Devotion: “Propitiate for Me, a Sinner”

Wed, Aug 10, 2016


— By Deaconess Elizabeth Ahlman He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and treated others with contempt: “Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee, standing by himself, prayed thus: ‘God, I thank you that […]

Eurasia Blog Wednesday Devotion: Perpetual Backsliders

Wed, Aug 3, 2016


This week’s Eurasia Blog Wednesday devotion is based on the Old Testament reading for this past Sunday, the Tenth Sunday after Trinity, from the one-year lectionary.  “You shall say to them, Thus says the LORD: When men fall, do they not rise again? If one turns away, does he not return? Why then has this people […]

Sermon for the Feast of St. Mary Magdalene: “Now is the Time to Cling”

Fri, Jul 22, 2016


Rev. Dr. Christopher Ahlman, Career Missionary to Leipzig and Russia shares with us his sermon for The Feast of St. Mary Magdalene. The sermon was preached on July 20, 2016 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Lincoln, NE during Home Service. (the feast day was transferred for the Wednesday night service).

In Saratov, Russia, Confirmations and New Outreach through Media Mark the Spring Quarter

Fri, Jun 24, 2016


This article draws from Rev. Alexander Furs’ report of congregational work at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Congregation in Saratov, Russia. Rev. Furs’ report was translated by Aleksei Zubtsov. Outreach work done in this congregation of LCMS sister church body, The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ingria in Russia (ELCIR), is supported in part by the LCMS […]


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