Monthly Archives: October 2015

Mission Begins in the Heart of God

“Mission begins in the heart of God and expresses his great love for the world. It [Mission] is the Lord’s gracious initiative and ongoing activity to save a world incapable of saving itself.” (p. 5 in “A Theological Statement of Mission“, … Continue reading

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At the Cross (Love Ran Red) — Chris Tomlin

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BC Mission Boat — “Connecting people in coastal British Columbian Communities with God’s love.”

It’s that time of year when the BC Mission Boat is excited to present their Fall Edition of The Compass! In this Seasonal Impact Edition, there are a collection of their mission trip recaps to give you a taste of the colourful summer season of … Continue reading

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“Remorse and Confusion in a Sexualized World” — Love Life Conference, October 31st

The 10th Annual Love Life Conference is scheduled for Saturday, October 31 at Concordia University of Edmonton from 9:30 a.m. (registration begins at 9:00 a.m.) to 3:00 p.m. The theme for this year’s conference is, “Remorse and Confusion in a … Continue reading

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Keep the Main Thing the Main Thing

“There exists in every church something that sooner or later works against the very purpose for which it came into existence. So we must strive very hard, by the grace of God to keep the church focused on the mission … Continue reading

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Four Significant Church Planting Factors by Rev. Dr. Peter Meier

The following article was published in Mission Moments.  You can download or print a copy of the article by visiting: Four Significant Church Planting Factors. The Center for US Missions and the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod’s Office of National Missions, together … Continue reading

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Just Be Held — Casting Crowns

For those who may be going through challenging times be assured you are being held in the loving arms of Jesus who won’t let you go.

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Is Your Congregation Interested in Sponsoring a Refugee Family? If so, Please Read This Article!

News reports depict the plight of refugees.  With most of the attention of these reports on Syrian refugees, what is often forgotten is that a growing worldwide crisis of refugee growth is nothing new.  By the end of 2014, 59.5 … Continue reading

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Jesus was the Epitome of Relevance. Still is.

Charles Swindoll, writes in Come Before Winter and … (pages 320-322) I find it refreshing that Jesus Christ met people where they were. His words touched nerves. There was a lot more here-and-now than then-and-there in his talks.  His attack … Continue reading

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2016 Online Mission Trip to Guatemala

Lutheran Hour Ministries is hosting another online mission trip for students of Lutheran schools. This  “trip,” scheduled for January 25-28, 2016, will introduce students to the world of international ministry without ever leaving the classroom.  The experience is designed to enrich … Continue reading

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