God At Work Through IM

Knowing God

Knowing God

One of the greatest joys of my ministry is getting to share the message of the gospel with those who really do not know our gracious God. Oh, they may know about the Lord Jesus, but they do not truly know Him — not as the God of free and faithful grace. 

What Should I Do?

What Should I Do?

I have been meeting with John, a WELS member, on a regular basis for a couple of years. When we meet, we often spend the first few minutes just visiting, before we begin our study of God’s Word.

How Can You Forgive?

How Can You Forgive?

When you have a very personal and very emotional situation in your life, it’s easy to feel isolated and alone – “I need to talk about this, but am I safe to bring it up?” It’s worse when you are afraid that you and God are on opposite sides of the issue. That’s where one man in a prison Bible study found himself stuck.

Why Does God Let Me Suffer?

Why Does God Let Me Suffer?

“But those who wait for the Lord will receive new strength. They will lift up their wings and soar like eagles. They will run and not be weary. They will walk and not become tired” (Isaiah 40:31).

What a blessing to run and not be weary and to walk and not become tired, but so often in our world that does not happen.

Its a Win-Win

Its a Win-Win

Yes, for me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. Philippians 1:21 (EHV)

Before I joined Institutional Ministries and started hanging out at a hospital most days of the week, I had very little understanding of medical care and what goes on in hospitals.

Facing Freedom

Facing Freedom

The Saturday evening prison worship service had ended. As the men were exiting the gym, one young man came to me looking very agitated and asked, “Could you pray with me?”

Ministry Behind the Walls

Institutional Ministries is a nonprofit organization established in 1901 that carries out behind-the-walls ministry by shining the light of Jesus’ love into hearts.