Monthly Archives: September 2016

Words: The Significance of Language in Christian Outreach — A Free Webinar

Words carry baggage. The abuse of some Christian words has caused them to carry so much social and political baggage that unbelievers hardly hear them as instruments of God’s grace. Heather Davis and Leann Luchinger, authors of Loaded Words, will … Continue reading

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The Church: Museum, University, or Lifeboat?

Keith Haney provides some thought-provoking ideas in his article, “The Church: Museum, University or  Lifeboat?” As you read his article, ask yourself, “Which image describes my congregation?” In my current ministry position, I see congregations at various stages of the … Continue reading

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Our Hearts Ache for our Alberta Neighbours

Canadian Lutheran World Relief posted the following news release (September 14, 2016) concerning the relief aid for Fort McMurray, Alberta: When God lays the needs of people facing natural disaster and dislocation on the hearts of Canadian Lutherans, the response … Continue reading

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The Euthanasia Deception

The Euthanasia Deception – Promo from DunnMedia on Vimeo. Belgium, which legalized euthanasia almost fifteen years ago, is the focus of much attention in “The Euthanasia Deception,” because it serves as a powerful warning to us. Physicians in Belgium are … Continue reading

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Canadian Lutheran World Relief Responding to the Need of Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

CLWR’s recent provision of $20,000 to Lutheran World Federation-Uganda was well-timed and has helped address the recent outbreak of cholera in the refugee holding center in Pagrinya, Uganda. Click here to learn more. NOTE: The Administrator of “Go!” serves on … Continue reading

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The Key to Being a Multicultural Church

In his article, “Unity and Diversity: Being a Multicultural Church” (Concordia Journal, Summer 2016:203-210) Mason Keiji Okubo identifies the key to being a multicultural church. He writes, The key to being a multicultural church (i.e. the key to removing the … Continue reading

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