Monthly Archives: August 2017

“Authentic Christianity: How Lutheran Theology Speaks to a Postmodern World” — A New Book to be Released by Concordia Publishing House

The Concordia Publishing House blog released the following information about a new book that will be released on October 10. Burnt-out believers and spiritual secularists have given up any hope that an engaging and meaningful spirituality can be found in … Continue reading

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“Two Branches of One Tree: The Fellowship of Confession and Mission” by Martin Franzmann

The following article is posted on Concordia Theology. The following op piece from one of our former professors could have been written yesterday. It was written in 1952. It seems like the either/or that we so often experience in our … Continue reading

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“The Fatal Flaw of Planning” by Rev. Scott Gress

Rev. Scott Gress provides some thoughts on how congregational leadership teams can avoid fatal flaws related to congregational planning. He writes, As fall is just around the corner, there are a number of things that are coming into focus for … Continue reading

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Concordia Lutheran Mission Society Supports Mission and Ministry in Ukraine

In a recent news release, Concordia Lutheran Mission Society reported: This summer one of our board members, Pastor Roland Syens, had the opportunity to visit our brothers and sisters in Ukraine. What a blessing to be able to have his … Continue reading

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Assisted suicide legalization defeated in the US in 2017

Mr. Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, reports in a recent article: With nearly every state assisted suicide legislative attempt complete, initial data from a research study by Dr. Jacqueline H. Abernathy at Tarleton State University finds a … Continue reading

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Canadian Lutheran World Relief Sunday — Materials Available Online

The CLWR Sunday 2017 theme is “Our Common Humanity”, which highlights our commonality as God’s children as we seek out ways we can work towards a world where people live in justice, peace and dignity. This year, Rev. Ted Giese, … Continue reading

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An increasingly diverse linguistic landscape: Highlights from the 2016 Census

Statistics Canada has released its study of the diverse linguistic landscape in Canada.  The study found that, “Linguistic diversity is on the rise in Canada. Close to 7.6 million Canadians reported speaking a language other than English or French at … Continue reading

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World Lutheran Deaf Outreach is Heading to Latvia

Rev. Dr. John Reinke is on his way to Latvia! He will be working to help train others who want to share Jesus with deaf people in Europe. Please keep Pastor Reinke in your prayers. To learn more about World … Continue reading

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Online Mission Trip 2018: Cambodia — It’s Time to Register!

Lutheran Hour Ministries is excited to announce that the southeast Asian nation of Cambodia is the destination of its seventh annual international Online Mission Trip. The “trip” to Cambodia will be available to Lutheran schools across North America beginning January … Continue reading

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The Voice of the Martyrs presents “Solitary Refinement”

Solitary Refinement is a touring stage play that “powerfully highlights the testimonial account of best-selling author Richard Wurmbrand, the international founder of The Voice of the Martyrs (VOM), and his real-life experiences while serving as a pastor of Romania’s underground … Continue reading

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