Christ Jesus Lay in Death’s Strong Bands — 2019/04/22

Rev. Merritt Demski, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo, Illinois, and Rev. Peter Ill, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, Illinois, join Andy and Sarah to talk about the immense imagery in our wonderful Easter hymnody, especially Lutheran Service Book 458, “Christ Jesus Lay in Death’s Strong Bands.”

Bethesda Lutheran Communities Turns 115 — 2019/04/22

Deaconess Kimberly Trombley, Vice President for Religious Life with Bethesda Lutheran Communities, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about celebrating Bethesda’s 115th anniversary in 2019, including the early history of Bethesda from 1904, how their ministry has expanded since that time, and the importance of community for people of all abilities. Learn more about Bethesda’s work providing homes and other services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities at