Monthly Archives: March 2015

Bible Translation Continues in Botswana

Rob and Eshinee Veith serve with Lutheran Bible Translators in Botswana. Eshinee came to an awareness of the profound need for Bible translation while a missionary with YWAM in the 1990s. In 2008, while in Botswana cataloguing the archives of a … Continue reading

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Three Very Special LIFE Days During the Month of March

Dr. James I. Lamb, of Lutherans for Life, highlighted the importance of three special days in the month of March. Although March is almost over, Dr. Lamb’s thoughts are shared below. You are also encouraged to visit the Lutherans for Life … Continue reading

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Neighboring: Where You Live Matters – Part 1

Gary Roberts discusses the importance of being a neighbour to your neighbour in Mission Moments, Part 1 (February 15, 2015). Like you, I am a neighbor. I neighbor with those who live in the West Downtown neighborhood of Minneapolis. My … Continue reading

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Mercy: The Hand of Mission

Professor John T. Pless of Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana has an interesting article on “mercy” in “For the Life of the World” (July 2011, Vol. 15, No. 2, p. 15). Here’s a sample of what Professor Pless writes, … Continue reading

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Martin Luther’s Missiology (Part 9)

Luther speaks in terms of the Christian church being a “profane church.”  Not “profane” in the sense of the church being crude or using gutter language, but “profane” in the Latin sense of the term meaning to “move outside the … Continue reading

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Pray for the People of Slovenia

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Jesus Transforms “Fish” into “Fishers-of-Men” (Part 2)

The following abbreviated message, based on Luke 5:1-11 (cf. Matthew 4:18-22; Mark 1:16-20) was preached by Rev. Dr. Glenn Schaeffer at Evangelfest 2007. Our Lord continues to catch lost fish.  Their names are your names because you were once lost fish, … Continue reading

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Jesus Transforms “Fish” into “Fishers-of-Men”

The following abbreviated message, based on Luke 5:1-11 (cf. Matthew 4:18-22; Mark 1:16-20) was preached by Rev. Dr. Glenn Schaeffer at Evangelfest 2007. A sign on a barber shop wall says, “The Lord created the world with 6 times more water … Continue reading

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St. Patrick: One of the Greatest Missionaries of All Time

When you hear the name of St. Patrick, what comes to mind? Green beer? … Leprachans … four leaf clovers?  St. Patrick is one of the greatest missionaries in the history of the Christian church! Patrick, though not an Irish … Continue reading

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Martin Luther’s Missiology (Part 8)

Why is it absolutely essential for God’s messengers to go to the ends of the earth proclaiming the eternal riches of Christ? Apart from faith in Jesus Christ, people cannot be saved. Luther says in the Large Catechism, “But outside … Continue reading

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