Monthly Archives: July 2011

Missional Intelligence

The Center for United States Missions (July 21, 2011) included in their e-newsletter the following article by Michael R. Ruhl: MISSIONAL INTELLIGENCE   For several years now, there has been considerable dialog and learning about something called emotional intelligence.  Emotional … Continue reading

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Stats Canada Releases 2010 Population Statistics

As of January 1, 2011, the population of Canada is estimated to be 34,278,400 inhabitants — that’s an increase of 375,600 people in one year.  Canada received more than 280,700 immigrants in 2010, the highest level recorded since the 1950s.  … Continue reading

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An Outreach Conference for All Ages Coming to Vancouver

ROC-VANCOUVER, BC OCTOBER 14-15, 2011 Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) and the Alberta-British Columbia District of Lutheran Church-Canada bring a truly unique conference experience to the Olympic city of Vancouver for the sixth of LHM’s eight Regional Outreach Conferences (ROC) for … Continue reading

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Martin Luther’s Missiology (Part 3)

In light of Luther’s stated position (see previous Monday postings) one might expect that subsequent generations of Lutherans would be enlisting to travel overseas to distant islands to “convert ev’ry nation.” Yet, as Jesuit, Franciscan, Dominican, and Augustinian Roman Catholic … Continue reading

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“Let Me Out! I’m A Prisoner in a Stain-Glass Jail” (Part 2)

1 Peter 2:5, 9-12 “Let Me Out! I’m A Prisoner in a Stain-Glass Jail” Dr. Glenn Schaeffer This message is a continuation of the message posted on July 10, 2011. Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our … Continue reading

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Survey the Wondrous Cross

As we “Go!” we have but one message to proclaim. “We preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to the Gentiles but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Gentiles, Christ the power of God … Continue reading

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The Difference is … Water!

As I drove from San Diego to Sequoia National Park, I was struck by the contrast I saw. On one side of the road, there were lush, healthy-looking orange groves; on the other side of the road, barren, desert-like conditions.  … Continue reading

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The Cost of “Going!”

 Hugh Halter and Matt Smay write in their The Tangible Kingdom Primer (an eight week guide to incarnational community), The New Testament is full of wild stories that encourage us to live differently. One word, however, stands as a clarion call … Continue reading

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Our Saviour Lutheran Church: God’s People on the “Go!”

Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Plantation, Florida is a congregation that is working through the mission transformation process.   Christians of all ages are on the “Go!” and as they go they are “serving Christ; serving others; and changing lives!” Please, … Continue reading

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Martin Luther’s Missiology (Part 2)

Over the next number of Mondays, an adapted version of a paper I presented on Martin Luther will be posted.  The topic of the presentation is “Luther as Missionary.” This paper was presented at Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton on October … Continue reading

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