Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Canadian Population is Predominately Urban

According to Statistics Canada (Feb. 26, 2014), approximately seventy (69.7%) percent of the Canadian population lives in a census metropolitan area (CMA).  That means 24,517,700 people called “city” home.  Canada’s three largest CMAs together (Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver) were home … Continue reading

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Delivering Warmth and Comfort to Syrian Refugees

Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR News Brief, Feb. 2014) provides the following update concerning its work in a Jordanian refugee camp: Click here to see 15 photos from a recent distribution of heaters, gas bottles, gas coupons, carpets and winter … Continue reading

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How to Equip and Retain Your Volunteers in Your Church

FiveTwo has posted a 60 minute online workshop. Bill Woolsey & Jonathan Reitz welcome Allison Burger from Crosspoint Community Church (Katy, Texas) to talk about 10 Ways to Retain Volunteers. This workshop will set you up to equip & retain … Continue reading

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Register Now! Early Bird Discount Offered for Dynamic Outreach Conference

Everyone who has been baptized has joined God in His mission to reach the lost with the Gospel. We are all SENT to share the Good News of Jesus with our families, our neighbors and all people. In the USA … Continue reading

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Can There Be Peace? Violence in the Name of Religion

The following excerpts are from Jan Bygstad of Bergen, Norway.  His comments appeared in the Concordia Theological Quarterly 76 (2012) as he reflected on Norway’s “9/11” when Anders Behring Breivik slaughtered 69 victims on July 22, 2011.   He reflects on … Continue reading

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Pray for the People of Brazil

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Sheep May Safely Graze/Abide with Me — Two Hymns Arranged for Guitar

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“Move on … You’re Not Allowed to Distribute Bibles Here”

Those words were not spoken in China or a Muslim-dominated country.  Those words, “Move on … you’re not allowed to distribute Bibles here” were spoken to Gideons handing out Bibles to students in the Naples, Florida area. As you may, … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Bulletin Inserts Celebrating these Godly Vocations

Lutherans for Life has prepared bulletin inserts for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. The Mother’s Day insert  (10 cents an insert) focuses on Mary and Elizabeth who knew of God’s presence no matter what their circumstances.  The Father’s Day insert (10 cents … Continue reading

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Missionaries Ground Themselves in God’s Word

Essential to the missionary task is the missionary, that is the disciple of Jesus Christ, reading God’s Word.  This observation might seem self-evident, but unfortunately, many of Christ’s followers are not in the habit of reading God’s Word daily. Concordia Publishing House sells a resource … Continue reading

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