Monthly Archives: June 2015

“Mission is the Mother of Theology” – Martin Kahler

Rev. Gregory Seltz, speaker of The Lutheran Hour writes, “Messengers are always tested in new communities to see if they actually believe what they are saying.  The community examines, even tests, words and deeds as part of the process of making them their … Continue reading

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2015 Lutherans for Life National Conference: October 30-31. Time to Register.

REGISTER ONLINE! The 2015 Lutherans For Life National Conference is set for October 30-31 at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky. The theme is Created – Redeemed – Called. Speakers include: Ken Ham, Dr. David Menton, Col. John Eidsmoe, Timothy Goeglein, Rev. Dr. James I. … Continue reading

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The Mission of a Small City or Small Town Church

Small town and small cities are often undesirable for some pastors and church planters because there is less opportunity for “stardom.” What is the mission of your church? It’s really quite simple. Jesus modeled it, the Church was founded on … Continue reading

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UpComing Webinar: Community Outreach through the Care of Creation

Lutheran Hour Ministries is hosting a free webinar on Saturday, June 27th at 10 a.m. CST. The topic is: “Community Outreach through the Care of Creation” with guest speaker Dr. Charles Arand, professor at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. In this live … Continue reading

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God’s Genius Plan for Church Multiplication — Rev. Dr. Peter Meier

Peter Meier of the Center for United States Missions, writes, When Jesus ascended into heaven, he gave his Church a vision and a mission. We call it the “Great Commission” (Matthew 28:18-20). The vision is that his Kingdom will permeate … Continue reading

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“Owen’s Mission” — Lutherans for Life has a Goal of Presenting a Set of ‘Touch of Life’ Fetal Models to Every Lutheran Elementary and High School in the USA

Over 14,000 students have now heard about Owen’s Mission! Horton the elephant was right! The Bible agrees! In fact, the Bible says more: A person’s a person created by God (Psalm 139:13-14), a person redeemed by Jesus (Galatians 3:13), and … Continue reading

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A Scholarly Lutheran Mission Resource: The Journal of Lutheran Mission

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“The Real Challenge is Not to Contextualize the Gospel but to Textualize People”

Lucas Woodford and Harold Senkbeil, coauthored “Mission and Ministry Mashed Up!” in a special mission edition of The Lutheran Witness (May 2015, p. 9). In the midst of a rapidly shifting culture, they state: Of course, it’s essential to communicate the Gospel … Continue reading

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You Care for Communities in Nicaragua

Canadian Lutheran World Relief reports in CLWR News Brief (May/June 2015): Our generous We Care donors have made it possible to send almost $200,000 worth of quilts, kits and more to Iglesia Luterano Sínodo de Nicaragua. These shipments support the … Continue reading

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“If Your Church Loves a Past Era More than the Current Mission, it Loves the Wrong Thing.” — Ed Stetzer

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