Monthly Archives: September 2011

Sharing “God’s Rescue Out of Darkness” in Thailand

This update was recently shared by Rev. Carl and Grace Kaye, who serve as missionaries in Thailand. Grace completed translating her testimony in July, which she titled ‘God’s Rescue out of Darkness.’ She will have it produced on flyers for … Continue reading

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The Church Secretary: A Front-line Missionary or “Tag Team” Evangelism

The posts for the next two Mondays will focus on the Church Secretary as a “front-line” missionary or “tag team” evangelism.  Dr. Glenn Schaeffer presented the following thoughts to the secretaries in the Edmonton circuit. It is Thursday morning.  Pastor is attending a Circuit … Continue reading

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It’s All About ME Being for YOU!

Isaiah 51:4-6 “It’s All about ME (MY) being for YOU!” Dr. Glenn E. Schaeffer What would you guess is one of the first words most children say? Is it not the word, “no”? What might be the second word they … Continue reading

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I Refuse — Josh Wilson

One man’s refusal to give into apathy!  

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A Free Webinar on Sept 17: A Mission Trip in Your Own Neighbourhood

Are your neighbors Christians? Not sure? Learn to navigate as a missionary in your own neighborbood.  Mission U of Lutheran Hour Ministries is providing a FREE webinar TOMORROW morning (September 17) at 10 a.m. CDT for “A Mission Trip to … Continue reading

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Why Should You Attend ROC Vancouver?

Why should you devote a Friday evening and Saturday (October 14-15, 2011) to ROC Vancouver?   Watch the video below for an answer to the question! In addition to the keynote addresses, there are 18 different workshops ranging from “Sharing God’s Love with … Continue reading

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Social Media: Building an Interactive Communal Experience in Your Congregation

At the Exponential 2011 podcast, Justin Wise spoke on social media. Author Clay Shirky says that we are a people “looking for a mouse.” As a society, we’ve come to expect interactivity in all that we do. What, then, do … Continue reading

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The Olive Branch: A Mission Post in Clareview

The Olive Branch (http://www.theolivebranchedmonton.com), a small community of faith of 21 people, is focused on sharing the Gospel of Jesus in the Clareview area of Edmonton. In August, three fun days, held on three consecutive Tuesday mornings, were held in a local park … Continue reading

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Your Congregation: A Mission Post to Your Neighbourhood

A number of posts last week focused on the Lutheran school as a mission post to its community.  Teachers and students are missionaries.  The school itself has a missionary role to the community. What is true of Lutheran schools is … Continue reading

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A Sunday to Remember

The following devotional thought is from Rev. Dr. James I. Lamb, who is the Executive Director of Lutherans for Life – USA. ———- This Sunday, September 11, is a Sunday to remember. We remember the attack on our freedom ten … Continue reading

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