Pastor Mark Rosenau

Pastor Mark Rosenau

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 While critically ill and facing possible death in my late teens God drew me closer in relationship, nurtured my faith, and taught me to rely on His faithfulness, regardless whether I died or lived. The lessons and comfort I received from God have remained a treasure to apply in caring for…

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Lanessa

Lanessa Lehr

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.My favorite Bible verse is Philippians 4:13; This verse reminds me God is always with me, whether in worship or my day to day life.  I have been involved in the music ministry of River of Life since 1983. At an early age I enjoyed playing the piano and singing in the children’s choir. At Benson High School I sang in choir and was a percussionist in the band. It was then I began to play the organ, playing for services and accompanying the adult choir. Presently I lead music for…

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Tonya Waite

Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the word of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain. 1 Corinthians 15:58 This verse reminds me that growing the Kingdom of God is not always pretty, easy, or joyfully accepted. but I do it anyway because it is what I am called to do. I have served as the custodian at River of Life since 2016 and secretary since 2017. I have also been active in youth ministry and have served as a member and Omaha North Zone President of Lutheran Women Missionary…

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Joseph Haggas

Joseph Haggas

Psalm 84:10 (ESV); For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness. My life has a long history of being troubled with alcoholism, drug addiction and criminal activity. Upon being released from jail, I could be found on the streets looking for drugs and trouble. I was looking for something that would leave me feeling accomplished and satisfied. I would often find myself exhausted and worn thin in the world. The last time I was incarcerated I was…

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