Monthly Archives: July 2013

New 2013 CLWR Sunday Worship Resources Available

  Holding a Canadian Lutheran World Relief Sunday is a great way for your congregation to celebrate the humanitarian work you support in partnership with CLWR. The CLWR Sunday worship resources, which include hymn suggestions and text reflections, can help … Continue reading

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Getting Started in Social Media: A ‘How To’ for Pastors and Ministry Leaders

Ed Stetzer has published a very helpful post on how to set up a personal and church account on Twitter and Facebook and how to begin using these social media forums to spread God’s Word.  If you are interested, visit … Continue reading

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Transitioning Congregations from being clubs to hospitals … havens … homes

In the following excerpt, Robert Kolb speaks of how God’s people – a more specifically – congregations will need to respond to the unchurched neighbours who live among them and around them as North America becomes an increasingly post-church culture. … Continue reading

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Pray for the People of South Korea

To learn more about the prayer needs of South Korea, visit: South Korea.

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God of the Brilliant Lights — Aaron Shust

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Dr. Alice Brauer Reflects on Her Work as a Missionary in India

Dr. Alice Brauer, a retired LCMS missionary who’s been called the church’s “Mother Teresa” for her 45 years of witness and mercy work in India, tells about her service to families in need — providing infant care and care for … Continue reading

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How You Can “Speak” as You Share the For Life Message

Lutherans for Life has produced an booklet called, How You Can “Speak”  which is available through Concordia Publishing House (Item LFL100B). Here is an excerpt from the booklet that gives on how you can share the For Life message. Speaking Through … Continue reading

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Simple Ways to Share Your Faith — Rick Warren and Ying Kai

Rick Warren interviews Ying Kai, the founder of one of the most prolific gospel movements in the world today, about simple ways to share your faith. Ying Kai started a disciplemaking movement built on the principles of simplicity and reproducibility … Continue reading

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A Mission Plan for the 21st Century

In “A Mission Plan for the Twenty First Century” that the Board for Missions and Social Services made to the 6th Convention of Lutheran Church – Canada in Kitchener (June 6-10, 2002), the following observation was made: What conclusion can … Continue reading

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Pray for the People of South Africa

In order to learn more about the prayer needs of the people of South Africa, click on South Africa.

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