Monthly Archives: March 2012

St. Patrick: One of the Greatest Missionaries of All Time

When you hear the name of St. Patrick, what comes to mind? Green beer? … Leprachans … four leaf clovers?  St. Patrick is one of the greatest missionaries in the history of the Christian church! Patrick, though not an Irish … Continue reading

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Refugees: “Education is Essential to a Better Future!”

I experienced one of the most moving moments of my life when the CLWR Ethiopian team participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony of an elementary school in Serte.  Words cannot describe the feelings I experienced as I stepped out of … Continue reading

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Outreach to Aging People: A Vast Mission Field!

The Concordia Journal (Winter 2012, Vol. 38, No. 1) is dedicated to the discussion of developing a vibrant Lutheran senior ministry.  Many articles deal with the complex issues surrounding older adults and the church’s ministry by, to, and with them. … Continue reading

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Pride and Hope Evident in Jijiga Area Refugee Camps

The images of a make-shift tent city with starving children are what I expected to see when I first learned that the CLWR Ethiopia Global Encounter team would be visiting two refugee camps.  I was pleasantly surprized to find refugees … Continue reading

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The House Church in the Old Testament (Part 1)

God has used the household environment since the creation of Adam and Eve to spread His Word and nurture the faith of his chosen people.  The church in the home is not only a New Testament phenomenon.  The house church … Continue reading

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