Monthly Archives: August 2011

An Interview with Kelti Malone: Missionary and Christian Music Artist

Kelti Malone (the young lady in the middle) is a missionary to NE Edmonton.  She is also an aspiring Christian musician. Kelti works in partnership with The Olive Branch – a new outreach effort initiated by some Lutheran Christians. Kelti … Continue reading

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Martin Luther’s Missiology (Part 7)

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!”

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 in on him to better hear the … Continue reading

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As It Is in Heaven — Matt Maher

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Vacation Bible School: Is VBS worth your Energy and Resources????

I have been participating in two VBS’s this week – one in the town of Kitimat, BC and the second one in Kitimaat Village (a Haisla First Nation’s community).  I know that many congregations, like Redeemer Lutheran Church in Kitimat, … Continue reading

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Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ingria in Russia celebrates 400 years of ministry

On July 30, 2011, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ingria in Russia (ELCIR) continued its year-long celebration of its 400th anniversary with a day-long remembrance and celebration. The day started with a worship service at the ruins of the Lutheran … Continue reading

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Lutheran Hour Ministries Offer Free Witness Webinars

One webinar takes place each month showcasing a special speaker and topic. Each webinar is one-hour in length. During each interactive webinar, our special speakers will answer your questions live! To participate, you need nothing more than access to a … Continue reading

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Evangelicals: Stop Evangelizing!!!

CNN has some interesting blog articles.  Recently, an opinion article was posted by Carl Medearis. Carl is an international expert in Arab-American and Muslim-Christian relations.  His article was entitled, “My Take: Why Evangelicals Should Stop Evangelizing.”   I encourage you … Continue reading

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Martin Luther’s Missiology (Part 6)

One Voice calls out in the “wilderness” for Lutherans to “Go!” There was a lone voice who called out in this “wilderness” for Lutherans to rethink their attitude toward worldwide evangelization. That lone voice belonged to Justinian von Weltz (1621-1668), … Continue reading

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What Kind of People Will We Prove to Be?

Excerpts from a sermon on Job 38:1-11 by Dr. Glenn Schaeffer I am reading a book by Pavel Uhorskai, a Lutheran minister. In his book, Uncompromising Faith: One Man’s Notes from Prison, Rev. Uhorskai tells of his imprisonment and torture … Continue reading

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