Immanuel Lutheran Church


3000 West Main Street

Kalamazoo, MI 49006

(269) 345-8090

Missouri Synod

A Hope and A Future

For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29) Except for one reason, I pretty much can’t stand the ads that now intersperse every other post in Facebook. The one type of ad/post that does capture my attention is the link to history items. The “hook” is always a list like, “10 significant moments when...” or “8 Things Your Teacher Never Taught You…” Once you start with the number one link, they have your curiosity until you get to the tenth link (or however many links you can stand!) The other day, I got hooked on a link about Constantinople and the church of Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom.) I