Monthly Archives: July 2012

C.F.W. Walther: Each Christian is a Missionary … Every Church a “Mission House”!

Living in a post-church culture calls for the mobilization of all Christians.  Quoting the prophet Joel, Peter says in Acts 2:18, “Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those [last] days, and … Continue reading

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Pray for the People of Botswana

To learn more about Botswana and their prayer needs, please click on: Botswana.

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Broken and Beautiful — Mark Schultz

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International Volunteer Opportunities with Lutheran Hour Ministries

Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM), through the International Ministries Partnership program, offers unique short-term volunteer team opportunities for groups such as a congregation, district, school, youth group, Lutheran organization, or even a group of friends. Teams work alongside local LHM staff … Continue reading

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Just Busy…Or Busy Doing Your Father’s Business? by Dr. Terry Tieman

The following article is from Rev. Dr. Terry Tieman’s blog,  (July 18, 2012): What’s your favorite excuse? That question is probably a bit hard to answer without knowing the category, but I would suggest that the excuse that Americans use more … Continue reading

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A New Day by Reginald Bibby (A new E-Book available free online)

Reginald Bibby has published a new e-book called It’s a New Day: The Resilience and the Restructuring of Religion in Canada in which he writes about the growing polarization in Canada between the religious and non-religious.  The “Preface” of Bibby’s … Continue reading

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Discipleship’s Dirty Little Secrets – Larry Osborne

Exponential has made available over 250 hours of workshops from recent Exponential conferences on Itunes.  In these workshops some of the world’s best missional practitioners address the missional/discipleship challenges facing congregations that are struggling to connect with spiritually lost people … Continue reading

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The Protagonist of Our Mission is God Himself!

“The mission is the work that belongs to God. This is the first implication of the missio Dei.  God is the Lord, the One who gives the orders, the Owner, the One who takes care of things. He is the … Continue reading

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Pray for the Country of Bosnia-Herzegovina

  To learn more about Bosnia-Herzegovina and their prayer needs, please click on the following link: http://www.operationworld.org/country/bosn/owtext.html.

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Praise to the Lord the Almighty — the London Philharmonic Choir

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