Posts Tagged ‘daily prayer’

A World Without Homes

All of the scary movies have been put away.  The ghoulish costumes will soon be up for sale on eBay. The buildings recently haunted have returned to their normal states.  But that does not mean that everything scary has gone away.  As we know, reality is often much more frightening than the fantasies we revel […]

Posted by Philip Hoppe on November 2nd, 2015 under Theology and Practice Tags: , , , ,  •  1 Comment

Death, Practice, and Playing

Last night I went to two events   The first was an event to honor veterans in our community.  My oldest Gideon and his six grade classmates had each been tasked with interviewing a veteran they know and then preparing a display to tell about their service.  The veterans and the community came and discussed what […]

Posted by Philip Hoppe on November 20th, 2013 under Theology and Practice Tags: , , , , ,  •  No Comments

My Basketball Team

I coach a third and fourth grade basketball team.  Thankfully I do so as a volunteer.  Why?  Because I am not certain the kids will be much better by the end of the year than they are now.   That could be due to my coaching abilities.  But even more, it is about the whole setup […]

Posted by Philip Hoppe on January 8th, 2013 under Theology and Practice Tags: , , , ,  •  2 Comments

Morning Prayer–Psalm 54

Start your day off with prayer. A devotion will be posted six days a week. On Sunday, there is no devotion posted since we gather all together at 10:00am on that day. Please hit share to offer these devotions to your friends.

Posted by Philip Hoppe on September 17th, 2012 under Mornng Prayer Videos Tags: , , , , ,  •  No Comments

7 Habits: Praying Daily

God’s people are always a praying people.  In fact, one might say that is it the characteristic of God’s people mentioned most often in the scriptures.  For instance, there is hardly a single Psalm that does not mention God’s people calling out to him for salvation.  Yes, God’s people make a habit of praying daily.  […]

Posted by Philip Hoppe on August 22nd, 2012 under Theology and Practice Tags: , , , ,  •  1 Comment

Daily Prayer with the Lovett Family

In this post and the accompanying video, Pastor Lovett and I began to talk about Daily Prayer and Catechesis in the Christian home.  This time we will not tell, but show.  This is what it looks like in the Lovett home.

Posted by Philip Hoppe on August 2nd, 2012 under Daily Prayer VLog Tags: , , , , ,  •  No Comments

Daily Prayer and Catechesis

Pastor Mark Lovett (Concordia, Hoisington, KS) and I sit down to discuss the value of Daily Prayer and Catechesis.  We hope that you will watch, share, and comment.

Posted by Philip Hoppe on July 22nd, 2012 under Daily Prayer VLog Tags: , , , , ,  •  1 Comment

Regular Prayer

I am not regular.   No, I do not need a shrink.  And you can keep your prunes.  No, not even the Activia. I mean regular in the oldest sense of the word.  You see the word regular comes originally from its use among religious orders (monasteries and the like).  The idea of being regular is […]

Posted by Philip Hoppe on July 7th, 2012 under Theology and Practice Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  No Comments

Daily Prayer – For Individials and Families

I value the liturgy greatly in the public worship of the church.  But I must admit when considering what to do with my family at home,  I thought things like the orders for Daily Prayer found in Lutheran Service book on pages 294-298 would just be all too formal for my crew.  And so when […]

Posted by Philip Hoppe on January 21st, 2011 under Theology and Practice Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  No Comments