Dear Christian Friends, I was just reflecting on the joy it is to be truly evangelical. That is to possess a faith that is rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Each week I and all who gather are priveleged to hear the Word, spoken and preached. Each week I and all who gather receive into our mouths the true body and blood of Christ. We cannot be bound closer to God than this -- just some thoughts about our great heritage as Lutherans - I pray our synod is preserved from all the spiritually vague, religiously fasle, poitically correct protestantization -- I will be praying for the work of the convention.