Monthly Archives: May 2012

Missionaries That Need Your Prayer and Financial Support

The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod (LCMS) World Mission engages national and international partners in a global coalition committed to sharing the Good News of Jesus with 100 million people by the 500th anniversary of the Reformation (2017). LCMS missionaries … Continue reading

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The Story of God For Kids: A Free Resource

Soma Communities have created a wealth of resources that they provide free of charge at GCM (Gospel Community Mission). One of the resources that can be downloaded in a PDF format is Story of God for Kids.  This resource teaches … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit: Alive and Active Through Jesus’ Disciples

Michael Frost, in his book, Exiles writes, “The Christian movement must be the living, breathing promise to society that it is possible to live out the values of Christ – that is, to be a radical, troubling alternative to the … Continue reading

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Catechesis, Baptism, and the Lord’s Supper: Essential to the Development of House Church Communities

A study of the Lukan writings reveals the household of God to be a place of mercy, faith, and filial obedience (Neyrey 1991, 227-229).  But also of great significance to the integration of new converts into God’s family was the … Continue reading

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Our Pentecost Prayer: Breathe on Me, Breath of God

Breathe on me, Breath of God – Fill me with Life anew That I may Love what Thou dost Love, and do what Thou wouldst do. Breathe on me, Breath of God, ’till I am wholly Thine ‘Til all this … Continue reading

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A Man Fell In a Hole

Jesus said, “I am the gate whoever enters through me will be saved.” (John 10:9) St. John writes, “And this is the testimony; God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. He who has the … Continue reading

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FREE Bible Studies Available from Lutheran Church – Canada!

Lutheran Church – Canada is happy to present a series of Bible studies exploring the mission and ministry of every congregation and member. Entitled “God’s Directing Light: Lutheran Church–Canada’s Strategic Plan in the Light of God’s Word,” the series can … Continue reading

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Are You Interested in Going on a Short-Term International Mission Trip?

Short-term mission trips are a powerful way to be involved in the Lord’s mission of seeking and saving lost people in an international setting.  Maybe, your congregation is planning to organize a short-term mission trip. Maybe, you would like to … Continue reading

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“Back to the Future: Missionaries of the Past and their Relevance for Canada’s Mission Challenges” with Dr. Glenn Schaeffer (A Free Quest Course)

QUEST participants will journey back in time to walk alongside cutting-edge Christian missionary strategists and practitioners. This expedition will take you to the bustling cities of Asia Minor and Greece and over the rugged landscape of Ireland. You will join … Continue reading

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A God Too Big for a Temple

The tearing of the temple curtain had signified that temple worship, as practiced by the Jewish nation, had been consummated with the death of Jesus Christ (Matt. 27:51).  The writer to the Hebrews elaborated on this reality in chapters 9 … Continue reading

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