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Nathan M. Bickel (Pastor Emeritus)

Nathan M. Bickel (Pastor Emeritus)

ABOUT THIS WEBSITE – A Note From This Web Author

My learning of this new website facility, remains,  in progress. Should you decide to visit daily or weekly, you will, no doubt, notice a (slow) positive progression of website appearance competency. At least this is my desired goal with this new endeavor!

Please visit this site frequently, as you can then witness how ethics, morals and the Christian Religion can be referenced and utilized to analyze the current news of the culture, and thereby be a positive and lasting influence upon it.

It is this author’s view that politics and government without the strong influence of morals (based upon the Christian historical Faith) is politics and government, gone awry. I am not convinced of the propaganda stereotype that religion should be separated from politics. True religion and its practice is, (in part)  man’s best efforts to live in this world, knowing his proper place before Creator, God. With this, in mind, “mixing politics with religion” can be a very good thing. After, all, the traditional Webster summary definition of politics, is, that its practice strives for the common good.

I will always cherish what Pastor Richard Wurmbrand once stated – [Paraphrase]:

“He who says that one should not discuss religion and politics, knows, neither.”

Brief Biography of Nathan M. Bickel

Born in 1950, Nathan M. Bickel’s life has been blessed and spared by the good Lord. He is the third of four sons born to the late Pastor Elmer and Doris Bickel.

Nathan attended 8 years of Christian parochial elementary school; graduated from Bay City Central; Delta Junior College and Western Michigan University with a double major in history and communications.

Employment experience has been varied; including, but not limited to: a self employment professional painting business; armed nuclear plant security; a government program employment specialist; tutoring and sub teaching. At 42, Nathan completed an academic  colloquy program at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana; and was ordained into the Lutheran ministry, spending the duration of his parish ministry, serving a rural parish mid Michigan congregation.

In more recent years, Nathan has experienced post polio, drawing him from gainful employment into a lifestyle of hospice volunteering and authoring and operating two Internet websites:

www.thechristianmessage.org
www.moralmatters.org

It continues to be Nathan’s prayer, that God would utilize his online published writing for His glory and the present and eternal welfare of human souls.

Nathan is a contented baby boomer; happily married with children and grandchildren. Pastor emeritus Nathan M. Bickel would not care to change one iota of his life’s history as he has experienced the Lord Christ’s daily care, security and direction. And he expects (in faith), that the Triune Lord would continue His blessings, to his life’s end.

Pastor emeritus Nathan M. Bickel may be contacted on Facebook by messaging: Nathan M. Bickel – or just submit a note as if you are submitting a website comment.

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