Michael Bray

Author of A Time To Kill

Wilmington Ohio

That Nick

13 November, 2020 at 1020 That Nick Can some kinda pick That guitar When he’s a-strummin’ And a-hummin’ On that church stage! What a rage Must be made Down in the shade of that underworld Where demons cry As they die Under the victory Of our Champ Who did stamp, Yea and did tramp All […]

Morning meditation

28 Feb., 2020 On Our Stay Among “Believer Baptizers” We have enjoyed our fellowship and our membership in a church here in Ohio which baptizes only those who “believe” (confessing their faith) and excludes the children of those believers from baptism until such time as they “feel” saved and affirm the faith in which they […]

To Wilmington (WCC)

7 Jan.,  2020                                                                                                          ‘Twas a time when the gates Were down No where to be found Were the people of mercy Of God Fled by the Fed Oh the dread That someone might be caught For naught! They hid themselves from the chore They closed the door No more for the poor In Spirit and […]

Here I sit

2 Dec. 2019 Here I sit in my own templeMusic pouring about my earsTo the right travel my feet on waterOver lands and cities distantMidway are the books of recordHistory, family, things to knowAnd to the side is Mercy’s treeRed and black with faces adornedThey smile at me, I thinkAnd I think some moreEver glad […]

Jayne Bray

Battered by the U.S. Government, NOW, and PP But Unbowed 7 May, 2019 Jayne Bray has long suffered for righteousness’ sake. When her husband lost is job on a church staff in 1984 for exposing the then-American Lutheran Church apostasy, she had to tighten the belt of the family as Reformation Lutheran Church was born. […]

Defiance!

7 Dec., 2018 Wilmington: Abortion-Free Zone (Redux) When ought cities and towns resist, even defy, the authority of the higher (case-in-point, federal) power? Is it possible that cities and towns can be spared the righteous wrath of God when it falls upon a nation? Let us hope so.   We have solid grounds for such a hope.  […]

Baptismal modes

31 July, 2017 Dear Dale, I am offering you some thoughts regarding your “Baptism Sermon” as we might call it – on Sunday.   I enclose an essay I wrote a long time ago for my SS class at  a Lutheran Church;  nothing has changed since then.  I appreciate your continued faithfulness in preaching from the […]

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