ADVENT 23 / Speaking Truth in Love

Another Advent devotional over at Psalm 10 Ministries. Thank you, Pastor Bob!

Psalm 10 Ministries

This year, for the four weeks of Advent, we are doing the #RendTheHeavens devotion at both The Featherblog as well as Psalm 10 Ministries.

Today’s devotion is from Rev. Robert Lesher, Jr., a retired ELCA pastor who was formerly at Faith Lutheran in Marshfield, Wisconsin, and who was my supervisor at Uptown Lutheran Church in Chicago. Rob is a mentor of mine and one of the most faithful and amazing men I have ever met.

Have I then become your enemy by telling you the truth? (Galatians 4:16 ESV)

Of all the really great Galatians passages God and Charles conspired to give me this. Nice. I did bargaining first, “How can I segue this early in the reflection to 3:28-29?”, to name one great one. But speaking truth is what I will do.

Why did I try a dodge, I was not good at it for so many years…

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