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Devotion: Do Not Worry

As I reflected on the sermon passage this week from Matthew 6, I was curious about how Google defines the word “worry”. Of course, I wasn’t surprised by the result, but nonetheless, here’s what it said: wor-ry. verb – give way to anxiety or unease; allow one’s mind to dwellon...
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Devotion: Blessings & All Saints

Take a moment to read the scriptures from the weekend:Matthew 5:1-7, 11:25-30, 23:1-4 I’m a rule-follower- if it says ‘take a number’, I take one. If the sign says, ‘Please wait to be seated,’ I wait. If the traffic sign is ‘Reduce speed to 45mph’, that’s me. At my age, I’ve...
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Sponsors Open a Door to Hope

We praise God for the sponsors! In 13 years, the Tanzania Orphan Scholarship Project has given 1,834 scholarships to Christian youth in Tanzania. Last year, 135 students received scholarships at the Lutheran schools managed by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania. These...
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Blessed to be a Blessing

Sheridan Lutheran Church has been actively supporting the mission and outreach of Lutheran World Relief for many years by collecting, assembling and sending quilts and care kits. Through your generosity this fall, Sheridan will send 147 quilts, 143 personal kits, 143 school kits...
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Women’s Devotion: Blessed to be a Blessing

“And we also thank God continually because, when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human word, but as it actually is, the word of God, which is indeed at work in you who believe.” 1 Thessalonians 2:13 The other day after...
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Devotion: Blessing

Matthew 7:28-19“When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching, because he taught as one who had authority, and not as their teachers of the law.” After hearing Pastor Greg’s message on Sunday about being blessed, I researched what kinds of...
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2019 State of the Church

When I was called as Senior Pastor seven years ago, I began writing an annual letter. My intent was to give insight into where Sheridan’s ministry is and where I hoped we might go together. I keep writing it each year because of the positive feedback I receive. Something is...
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Devotion: We are Blessed

When do we know we are blessed? Is it when we have more stuff than someone else? Is it when we have more happy moments than we did last year? Is this all it means to be blessed? A deeper, life-giving answer to this question is one that is centered upon our Gracious God. It is in...
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God Sighting: A Family Growing Spiritually

Joe and I started attending Sheridan as a couple when we first started dating. I was already a member of the church. We both knew that finding a partner who put God first in their lives was key to building a long, lasting relationship and we both felt very strongly that God had...
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Devotion: A Living Sacrifice

Thirteen years ago, it was our first Sunday in Lincoln and time to go church shopping. Our friends invited us to Sheridan that morning. The service was joyful and uplifting. The members warmly welcomed us. “I don’t know about you but I don’t have to shop around for another...
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Devotion: Habits

Philippians 4:4-7 (NIV) “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!  Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God....
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Women’s Devotion: Patience

“Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of Your love.” Ephesians 4:2 Dictionary definition of patience: “The quality of being patient, as the bearing of provocation, annoyance, misfortune, or pain,...
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