Monthly Archives: April 2016

Rural and Small Town Mission Conference — Nov. 3-5 in Wichita, Kansas

The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod 2016 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference will be held Nov. 3-5 in Wichita, Kansas. The theme is “Mission At Home: Standing Where You are Planted.” The conference will address the blessings and … Continue reading

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Belgium warns Canada: Medical Assistance in Dying – Don’t Go There!

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Navigating Through The Storms of Life and Ministry — A Free Five Week Webinar Series

Navigating Through the Storms of Life and Ministry is a five session series of webinars sponsored by Lutheran Counseling Services and led by Rick Armstrong, Megan Miessler and Scott Gress. The webinars focus on five themes:  1. Transitions 2. Leading Through … Continue reading

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Shaping Culture: Accidental or Intentional? — Rev. Scott Gress

Rev. Scott Gress writes, If the real issue is the culture of the congregation, then how does one embed new culture or change the existing culture in an organization like the church? Well, how do you raise children? How do … Continue reading

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International Volunteer Trips with Lutheran Hour Ministries

Join Lutheran Hour Ministries in hands-on ministry around the globe.  LHM invites you to become involved in their International Volunteer trips. Check out LHM’s current trips by visiting Mission trips and choose where in the world you want to make … Continue reading

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The Laity’s Role in Supporting People Who Feel Like their Life is Falling Apart

The Lutheran Witness (March 2016, pages 14-15) includes an article by Rev. Ross Johnson, entitled, “Why Does God Allow Suffering.” It’s a fine article. I encourage you to read it. The article includes six recommendations a person might do when she feels … Continue reading

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Concerns About the Canadian Euthanasia Bill

Mr. Alex Schadenberg of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, published an article, shortly after the Canadian Parliament tabled a bill that legalizes doctor-assisted suicide. Schadenberg’s article is entitled, “Euthanasia bill provides perfect cover for acts of murder.” Here is his article: Bill C-14, An Act … Continue reading

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“It’s Not About the Band!” — Part 3 by Rev. Scott Gress

“Go!” is highlighting, Rev. Scott Gress’ articles entitled, “It’s NOT about the Band!” Here’s the beginning of Part 3. So if you’ve been following this blog for the last couple weeks you know the answer: “It’s still not about the band!” … Continue reading

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Can’t Attend Exponential East — August 25-28? There’s Good News! There is a Free Live Webcast.

Can’t make it to Exponential East 2016 on April 25-28, 2016? Or, are you coming but can’t bring your whole team (or spouse)? No worries. Exponential is offering the next best thing to joining 5,000 church planting leaders in Orlando, Florida. … Continue reading

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Stop the Madness of Aborting Unborn Children! March for Life on May 12, 2016!

Are you sick and tired of unborn babies being killed through abortion?  Are you bothered by the fact that the majority of the Canadian population gets more irritated when their cell phone don’t work than they do about the fact that 100,000 … Continue reading

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