Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Post-Church Context – An Excerpt from Dr. Robert Newton’s article in The Lutheran Witness (Part 2)

The Post-Church context presents incredible challenges for local congregations, especially in regard to their Gospel outreach to the unchurched world. First, they are caught off balance.  Having for so long held the position of cultural insiders, they still build their … Continue reading

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Prayer for the People of the Philippines

To learn more about the prayer needs of the people in the Philippines, click on: Philippines.

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Join the Servolution!

Christians around the world are participating in Servolution! What’s Servolution?  Here’s what some people say, “Servolution is serving your neighbourhood in the name of Jesus Christ!” “Servolution is putting the love of Christ into action in a very specific way … Continue reading

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June 1st Webinar: Spiritual Prep for the College-Bound Christian

Join MISSION U and Professor Joel Biermann June 1st for a live webinar, Before the First Lecture: Essential Truth for the College-Bound Christian. The beginning of college/university is an exciting time. Whether it means traveling across the state, across the … Continue reading

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Gosnell Response: Guilty as Charged is not Enough

The following statement was released today by Dr. James I. Lamb of Lutherans for Life regarding the Gosnell case. Somehow it seems insufficient just to make a statement that Lutherans For Life is “pleased with the guilty verdict in the … Continue reading

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The Church in a Post-Church Context – Dr. Robert Newton (Part 1)

The Post-Church context is a complex combination of the previous two [pre-church and churched context]. In short: The larger community around the Church has become increasingly unchurched, more and more reflecting a Pre-Church context of ministry. At the same point, … Continue reading

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Please Pray for the People of Peru

To learn more about the prayer needs of the people in Peru, click on: Peru.

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Crown Him with Many Crowns

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Ravi Zacharias at Princeton University — “Why I’m Not An Atheist”

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Lutherans for Life Online

Lutherans For Life provide a variety of resources so that God’s people can speak intelligently on life matters and so that God’s people can minister to people who are in need of God’s love, forgiveness, and strength.  Check out the LFL Store page … Continue reading

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