Monthly Archives: August 2011

Meet the LCMS GEO (Globally Engaged in Outreach) Mission Team sent to Taiwan

Sent by LCMS World Mission to serve in Taiwan, the GEO missionaries work at Concordia Middle School and Concordia English Language Academy. They teach English and Bible while also building relationships with the students and as those relationships deepen, they … Continue reading

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FREE! Chaplain’s Conference

The Department of Outreach invites all Alberta British Columbia District pastors, who are serving (or intending to) as a volunteer or fulltime chaplain, to the Chaplain’s conference on October 6 and 7, 2011 at Camp Kuriakos, Sylvan Lake, AB  The conference … Continue reading

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Martin Luther’s Missiology (Part 9)

This series on Luther’s missiology is from a paper that Dr. Glenn Schaeffer presented at Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton on October 30, 2008 as part of a Luther series.  Various parts of Dr. Schaeffer’s paper have been posted on previous … Continue reading

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Is Anyone Using the Evangelism training course XEE in their congregation???

What are XEE’s strengths and weaknesses?  How useful was XEE in training people as evangelists?  We would like to hear your thoughts and stories!

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Martin Luther’s Missiology (Part 8)

This series on Luther’s missiology is from a paper that Dr. Glenn Schaeffer presented at Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton on October 30, 2008 as part of a Luther series.  Various parts of Dr. Schaeffer’s paper have been posted on previous … Continue reading

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“So, You’re Called to Be a Fisher-of-Men!” (Part 2)

Part 2 (Continued from Last Sunday’s post) Luke 5:1-11 (cf. Matthew 4:18-22; Mark 1:16-20;) “So, You’re Called to Be a Fisher-of-Men!” Dr. Glenn E. Schaeffer Once when he was standing on the shore of Lake Gennesaret, the crowd was pushing … Continue reading

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Thy Word — Amy Grant

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“It is what it is!” It doesn’t have to be!

A study was conducted a couple years ago of Lutheran Church – Canada congregations in the Alberta-British Columbia (ABC) District.  The study revealed some very sobering trends: 58% of ABC congregations experienced a declining baptized membership in 2007. 60% of … Continue reading

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Training Children as Missionaries

C.F.W. Walther says that “Through Holy Baptism each Christian has received not only the authority, power and right, but also the high and holy obligation to do his part that others may be brought to Christ. … Each Christian is … Continue reading

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Mercy: The Hand of Mission

Professor John T. Pless of Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana has an interesting article on “mercy” in the most recent edition of “For the Life of the World” (July 2011, Vol. 15, No. 2, p. 15).  Here’s a … Continue reading

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