A Moment of Faith: Beulah Land

Pastor Doug Nicely shares the backstory of the hymn Beulah Land.

A Moment of Faith: From Greenland’s Icy Mountains

Pastor Doug Nicely shares the story of the hymn “From Greenland’s Icy Mountains”.

A Moment of Faith: Recovering Pharisee

Pastor Doug Nicely reflect on how reading the Gospel of Mark causes him to think of the words of the Buddy Greene song “Recovering Pharisee”.  Doug connects this song to the words of Luther in the Small Catechism. Baptism is a lifelong journey. We must die to sins and a new man must emerge daily.

A Moment of Faith: I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light

Pastor Doug Nicely shares the back story of the hymn “I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light”.

A Moment of Faith: Jesus Loves Even Me

Pastor Doug Nicely shares insights with Gary about the children’s hymn “Jesus Loves Even Me”.

A Moment of Faith: It Is Well with My Soul

Pastor Doug Nicely talks to Gary about the backstory of the hymn “It Is Well with My Soul”.  Listen and learn about the tragedy surrounding that hymn.

A Moment of Faith: Give us this day our daily bread

Gary Duncan and Pastor Doug Nicely chat about the feeding of the 5,000 and that leads us to talking about the petition of the Lord’s Prayer, “Give us this day our daily bread.”

A Moment of Faith: My Lord, What a Morning

Gary and Pastor Doug Nicely discuss the spiritual “My Lord, What a Morning”.

A Moment of Faith: Battle Hymn of the Republic

Gary and Pastor Nicely discuss the backstory of the “Battle Hymn of the Republic”. 

A Moment of Faith: Hymn Tune–Slane

Gary Duncan and Pastor Doug Nicely discuss the musical tune Slane.  What hymns have used this musical tune? Listen and find out.