Author: Nathan Nass

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Trust in the Lord

Your understanding isn’t in control of your life. God is. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding” (Proverbs 3:5). D...
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More room for joy!

Because Jesus lives, every tear shed on earth will only make heaven that much sweeter. “Sorrows come to stretch out spaces in the heart for joy.” I read tha...
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Crying seasons

As sad as your saddest day on earth, heaven will be more joyful. I met a Christian man recently who is writing a book about his life. His goal isn’t to get fa...
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Your greatest joy

As you look back over your life, what gives you the greatest joy? I saw an interview in which an old pastor described his final interaction with an old pastor f...
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Rest on the Rock

There once was a lumberjack who went out to cut down some trees in the forest. As he was about to chop down his first tree, he noticed a bird making a nest at t...
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Out from the shadows

I recently read a cute children’s book about a bear to my kids. The bear had a problem. This dark thing kept following him everywhere he went. Know what it wa...
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With you always

I’ve enjoyed hearing the stories about Queen Elizabeth that people have shared since her death in September. Here’s one of my favorites. One summer, Queen E...
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Sound the alarm

My wife and I were sitting in our living room, enjoying the quiet of having all our kids in bed. Just as the peace began to settle on our house, a car alarm sud...
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The dark day we call good

I hate dark days. Does that sound harsh? I mean it. I hate dark days. I’m not talking about the short days of winter that are finally behind us. I’m talking...
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Jesus changes us

I stumbled upon an article recently about a man who angrily left one of our WELS churches. It broke my heart to read it. The article talked at length about how ...
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Free to serve

Christians are free by the grace of God so they can love others. IT’S GREAT TO BE FREE! I’m not just talking about the freedoms we have here in the Unit...

Overcome evil with good

As divisions and hatred rage in our world, Christians overcome evil with good. A yard of someone you consider a friend is covered with campaign signs for the wr...

Make every effort

As divisions threaten our Christian churches, God’s Spirit unites us in Christ. “How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!” ...