Monthly Archives: December 2014

Life Sunday 2015 — Matters of the Heart

Lutherans for Life has produced materials for Life Sunday 2015. Here is some information, they have released for Life Sunday: They get labeled “political” and “social” and “moral.” But the reality is that the life issues are “Matters of the … Continue reading

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Four Ways to Serve This Christmas Season (That Helps All Year Long)

Verge shared an article by For The City Network in which they discuss how Christian service can have an impact now, and all year long.  The four acts of service they recommend are: 1. Providing a Christmas for foster care children and families … Continue reading

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Sixty-five Percent of the World’s Christians Live OUTSIDE OF North America and Europe!

The number of Christians worldwide continues to grow at a slightly higher rate than the world’s population in general (see last Monday’s posting).  Dr. Douglas Rutt points out that there is a “seismic shift” taking place “in terms of where … Continue reading

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Jesus is “A Great and Mighty Wonder”

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Mitosis — Only one choice can stop Anthony Oswald from saving millions of lives, and it’s not his decision to make.

Millions of unborn children are killed everyday through abortion. The number of females and males being aborted are staggering and impersonal. And yet, if we pause for a moment and reflect on the fact that each one of those aborted … Continue reading

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Improve Your Chances of Being Heard

One of the essential aspects of sharing Jesus’ Good News is being heard and yet, Jesus’ followers often struggle to have a receptive audience. Joseph Grenny, co-founder of VitalSmarts, was a presenter at The Summit and he suggested that by doing three … Continue reading

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Christianity is Growing at a Slightly Higher Rate than the World’s Population in General

Dr. Douglas Rutt reveals that the notion Christianity is in a state of decline is a myth. In his article, “Martin Luther’s Platzregen in Action: The Changing Face of Global Christianity” in the Concordia Journal (Summer 2014, pages 225-238) Rutt … Continue reading

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