Select Page

Month: December 2015

Mercy in the Household

We started this blog to tell about the connections and the way our paths cross up here in the North country.  We have so much in common in Minnesota and North Dakota that we took on a joint project to build Project 24 boarding...

Read More

A Cradle In Bethlehem.

A mother rocking a cradle in Bethlehem is the childhood picture we have in our minds of Christmas.  Little girls still want to be Mary in the Christmas program.  The reality of it all is a bit more distressing and depressing. ...

Read More

Mercy and Missions and Martyrs.

The teaching of the Christmas season is love, love in all its glory and wonder, the love of God to man, the love of man to God and in Him to fellowmen. Our constant problem is sin, which in every instance is lack of love, lack...

Read More

Still, Still, Still

There is an Austrian/German hymn that has always intrigued me.  It is  called Still, Still, Still and like all songs that have to be translated it loses something in the translation.  In fact most English version don’t...

Read More

Little Christmas and the 12 Nights.

A few years ago I was invited to something called a “little Christmas”.  It was a gathering before Christmas Eve and there was a lot of wonderful food and drink and a nice atmosphere of camaraderie.  It thought it...

Read More

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

please note:

Your comments are welcome but will be held until approved to avoid misuse. Comments posted by visitors to this site reflect the personal opinions of individuals and may not necessarily reflect the beliefs and practices or official positions of The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod. Individual articles from this blog may be reproduced by LCMS congregations (i.e., in church newsletters, bulletins, etc.) without writing for permission. Such reproductions, however, should credit the "Northern Crossings" blog as the source.


Site Tools