Monthly Archives: April 2014

Worth the Read! The Defense Never Rests: A Lawyer’s Quest for the Gospel by Craig Parton

The Defense Never Rests is a unique book divided into two parts: 1. A spiritual autobiography of the author, describing his journey from unbelief to American Evangelicalism and Campus Crusade staff work to his home in the Lutheran church; 2. … Continue reading

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Reaching Out to Military Families — A Free Webinar

Mission U of Lutheran Hour Ministries invites you to participate in a free webinar on Saturday, April 26 at 10 a.m.(CST) that addresses Reaching Out to Military Families. This one-hour, interactive webinar with Operation Barnabas manager, Navy Chaplain Mike Moreno, will empower you and … Continue reading

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The Power of God’s Word — Martin Luther

Martin Luther says of the power of God’s Word: In short, I will preach it, teach it, write it, but I will constrain no man by force, for faith must come freely without compulsion. Take myself as an example. I … Continue reading

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Pray for the People of the Dominican Republic

To learn about additional prayer needs for the people in the Dominican Republic, please visit: PRAY!

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God of the Living — Kip Fox

To listen to, or to purchase, Kip Fox’s music, visit his website.

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Transactional Evangelism: An Engaging Way to Connect with Your Community

David Arrol Macfarlane, Director of National Initiatives for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Canada, defines “Transactional Evangelism” as “where someone receives something beneficial to them and “in exchange” hears the gospel as well.” Macfarlene admits that transactional evangelism conjures … Continue reading

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Resources for Celebrating Mother’s and Father’s Day

Lutherans for Life has created some inexpensive bulletin inserts that can be used to celebrate Mother’s and Father’s Day.  To check out these resources and to see what other resources, Lutherans for Life provide, click on the following links: Christian … Continue reading

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Bible Skepticism is now “tied” with Bible Engagement.

Barna Group reports that attitudes towards the Bible are changing rapidly in the USA: This year’s research reveals that skepticism toward the Bible continues to rise. For the first time since tracking began, Bible skepticism is tied with Bible engagement. The … Continue reading

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Earth Day: A Day to Show Our Love for Our Creator, His Creation, and Our Community!

In case you missed the announcement: today is Earth Day.  Earth Day is often ignored (even disdained!) by Christians because Earth Day has been hijacked by those who worship a pantheistic “mother earth.” But, may I be so bold as … Continue reading

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The Easter Laugh (Risus paschalis) — Observe Holy Humour Sunday

Rev. Weiser observes in The Easter Book that, “In the early days of Christianity, all of Easter Week was one continuous feast… a week of intense happiness and spiritual joy.” Easter Monday is known as the “Day of Joy and … Continue reading

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