Monthly Archives: October 2016

International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church — Sunday, November 13, 2016

The theme for this year’s International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church is 2 Corinthians 1:5, “For just as we share abundantly in the sufferings of Christ, so also our comfort abounds through Christ.” “Pray for us …” is … Continue reading

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Liturgy of the Hours — Stuart Townend

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Assisted-suicide law prompts insurance company to deny coverage to terminally ill California woman

Alex Schadenberg, the Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition reports that, The Washington Times reported that the California Assisted-suicide law prompted an insurance company to deny coverage to a terminally ill California woman. Bradford Richardson, from the Washington Times reported … Continue reading

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Leadership and Fear — by Rev. Scott Gress

Rev. Scott Gress writes, What kind of emotions or feelings or thoughts come to mind when you think of a leader and their relationship to those who follow them? Anger, disappointment, frustration, satisfaction, pride, or maybe even love? Leadership is … Continue reading

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“Consult not your fears but your hopes. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you have tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.” — St. John XXIII

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He Will Hold Me Fast — Keith & Kristyn Getty

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Rev. Matthew Wurm Addresses the Topic of “Gender Identity: A Pastoral Approach” at a Recent Lutherans for Life Meeting

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Five Ways to Disciple Young Leaders — Rev. Dr. Jock Ficken

Rev. Dr. Josh Ficken, the director of Pastoral Leadership Institute (PLI) discusses way to disciple young leaders in our church. He writes, You may have noticed there aren’t many young leaders in most congregations today. Ain’t many young “anybodies” in … Continue reading

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A Lutheran Response to Islam — A Free 3 Hour Webinar with Dr. Alvin Schmidt

Mark your calendars now to participate in a free Mission U webinar on November 12th at 10 a.m. (Central Time) for “A Lutheran Response to Islam” with guest speaker Dr. Alvin Schmidt. In this expanded three-hour webinar, participants will have … Continue reading

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May The Peoples Praise You — Keith & Kristyn Getty

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