Monthly Archives: December 2014

Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year!

The “Go!” administrator is taking a break from posting during the Christmas season.  Blog posts will return in January 2015.  May you imitate the shepherds this Christmas season who said, “Let’s GO! to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which … Continue reading

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Christmas: It’s About the Cross … It’s About the Empty Tomb — Go Fish

Christmas is about many things — family gatherings, gift sharing, sumptuous feasts, (and these aspects of Christmas are truly gifts of God!) — but Christmas is really about so much more. Christmas is “about the cross … its about my … Continue reading

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The Birth of Jesus, the Saviour for All People, is Celebrated Around the World

Jesus is the Saviour of all people. Over the centuries, God’s missionary people have participated in His mission of bringing His life-creating and life-sustaining message to people in every land. Consequently, Christians celebrate Jesus’ birth worldwide. Here is how some Christians will be celebrating Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Canadians: Are They For or Against Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide?

Are Canadians for or against euthanasia and assisted suicide? Despite the media hype and the systematic, well-funded plan of Canadian pro-euthanasia groups to legalize euthanasia and assisted-suicide in Canada, the majority of Canadians waver significantly on this issue depending on the context. The National … Continue reading

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Looking for Last Minute Christmas Gifts?

Why not consider a Gift from the Heart? The items in the Canadian Lutheran World Relief catalogue symbolize the development and relief work Canadian Lutherans support overseas. Honour your loved ones with a gift that changes lives! Please click here to see … Continue reading

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Which Multiplication Model Should You Use for Starting New Churches?

Rev. Dr. Peter Meier, the Executive Director of the Center for US Missions, has an interesting that highlights the myriad of ways that communities of faith can be born and be missional in nature.  He rightly points out that the … Continue reading

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The Changing Face of World Lutheranism

For the past two weeks, an article by Dr. Douglas Rutt, “Martin Luthers’s Platzregen in Action: The Changing Face of Global Christianity” in the Concordia Journal (Summer 2014 pages 225-238) has been featured in “Go!”  Dr. Rutt has described the … Continue reading

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Please Pray for the People of Portugal

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Andrew Peterson: “Labor of Love” (Behold The Lamb of God)

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“Defending the Faith” — A Free Online Four Session Apologetics Course

“Defending the Faith” with Dr. Jonathan Strand (Principal, School of Theology, Ethics, and Leadership, Concordia University College of Alberta) will be the next Quest course offered by Concordia Lutheran Seminary in Edmonton. There will be four sessions: Jan. 20, 27, … Continue reading

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