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[May 10, 2016 | No Comment | ]

The Quiet Garden
Lord, thy call we answer. Take us in thy care.
Train us in thy garden, In thy work to share.
MONTREAL, Quebec – At the front corner of l’Eglise luthérienne de l’Ascension is the Prayer Garden—an ongoing project, begun in 2015 in view of the upcoming 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The space builds on the idea of the Luthergarden in Wittenberg, Germany, a joint venture which sees Lutheran churches from around the world contribute 500 trees to plant there. That project is inspired by a quote attributed to Luther, “Even if I …


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[November 8, 2013 | One Comment | ]

by Leonardo Neitzel
The practice of Christian hospitality flows from gratitude to Jesus, who came to us, humbled Himself, built His tent among us, and welcomed us to dwell with Him in the fellowship of His family of faith, the Church. It points to our eternal habitation with Him in heaven. The practice of hospitality leads to abundant blessings for those giving it and for those receiving it. Scripture says that in practicing hospitality we may entertain angels without knowing it, as it happened with God’s people in the past (Hebrews …


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