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About michaelrinehart

Bishop of the Texas Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod, of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

May 3, 2015 is Easter 5B

May 6, 2012 Acts 8:26-40 – Philip baptizes the Ethiopian eunuch on the road to Gaza reading the suffering servant from Isaiah. 
 Psalm 22:25-31 – All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the LORD. (Ps. 22:26)
 1 John 4:7-21 – Beloved let us love … Continue reading

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Bluebell Ice Cream

I’m at Bluebell today with friends and colleagues Toby Burk and Charles Parnell. Behind us the Bluebell factory is completely shut down as they undergo a thorough cleaning. These good people are taking a big hit in order to ensure … Continue reading

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Execution of Ethiopian Christians in Libya

A video released today shows the death of 30 Ethiopian Christians at the hands of ISIS operatives. I grieve with my brothers and sisters in Christ of the Ethiopian church that I visited last year. Combined with the attacks on … Continue reading

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April 26, 2015 is Easter 4B – Good Shepherd Sunday

Acts 4:5-12 – Peter questioned for healing. There is no other name by which we must be saved. Psalm 23 – The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want 1 John 3:16-24 – All know John 3:16. 1 John 3:16 is important too: By this … Continue reading

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Joyful Life in The Woodlands / Magnolia 10th Anniversary

       

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April 19, 2015 is Easter 3B

Acts 3:12-19 – Peter addresses the people: Faith in Christ made this man well. Psalm 4 – The LORD does wonders for the faithful. (Ps. 4:3) 1 John 3:1-7 – See what love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children … Continue reading

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Easter 2015 Around the Synod

A few photos I grabbed from with the help of my iPhone and Facebook… Easter Vigil Saturday Night at Faith Bellaire         Vigil at Spirit of Joy The Woodlands           Easter in Baboua, Evangelical Lutheran Church … Continue reading

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