Humility First

Humility First

“Love everybody!” That must be good, because it sounds like a Bible verse. Everybody is God’s creation, so we should extend that respect and love to all people. But what if someone tells me that I’m not “loving” them unless I support their sexual...

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Requests From Africa

Requests From Africa

I was sitting on a rickety wooden bench, enjoying some sweet tea and grilled goat meat, a common meal for a traveler looking for restaurant fare in rural Chad, Africa.This was not my first visit to this rural Chadian farming community. I had met a young...

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Break Every Chain

Break Every Chain

There is a familiar story where this lady who was caught in adultery was brought before Jesus. Her accusers dragged her into a room full of people who were looking to prove something while using her as a prop. Naked she stood there. Probably with her legs...

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Living A Life of Service

Living A Life of Service

Beau and Erin Sibuma live for camp. Their relationship started as a camp crush, and camp was the natural soil they grew in. They looked forward to seeing each other at Warm Beach Bible Camp every summer—after the fall, winter, and spring in their...

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Preparing For Persecution

Preparing For Persecution

Jesus said we should expect many troubles in following him. For most, we call those troubles persecution. The Lutheran Brethren is historically concerned with equipping young people for tough times by strengthening their faith. Hillcrest Academy was...

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