Monthly Archives: December 2017

“What A Glorious Night” by the Sidewalk Prophets

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Share the True Meaning of Christmas

One of the clearest Christmas witnesses is spoken by Linus when Charlie Brown asks, “Isn’t there anyone who knows what Christmas is all about?!” Linus’ recitation of Luke 2 is available on YouTube. You can link to this scene from … Continue reading

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“Unto Us” by Matthew West

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I AM: The Statements of Jesus At the burning bush, Yahweh told Moses, “I AM WHO I AM” (Ex 3:14). Jesus’ “I Am” statements during His earthly ministry showed His connection to Yahweh. In these five spiritual reflections, we will … Continue reading

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The Advent Season Is Upon Us: “O Come, O Come Emmanuel”

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Where Have All the Christians Gone?

North American Christians know that North America is becoming more secular and unbelieving at a rapid rate. What’s going on?  An article, “Where Have All The Christians Gone,” by Heath R. Curtis in The Lutheran Witness (November 2017, p. 6-9)  … Continue reading

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Saint Nicholas: A Heroic Saint who Stood Against Persecution in Ancient Rome

St. Nicholas lived at a time when Roman persecution against Christians was most brutal.  An article in The Voice of the Martyrs (VOM Canada Dec 2017:7), recounts, Nicholas himself was branded with hot irons.  He survived terrible beatings from the … Continue reading

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Serving with Joy (S.W.J): An Evangelism Tool

Serving with Joy is an outreach connector developed by Lutheran Hour Ministries — Canada in response to requests for every-day evangelism tools. The idea is to provide people you meet, in what may be very brief and casual encounters, with … Continue reading

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God Carries Out His Mission Through Global Migration — Dr. Douglas Rutt

Dr. Douglas Rutt, the director of International Ministries for Lutheran Hour Ministries writes in an article, “God Carries Out His Mission Through Global Migration” (The Lutheran Layman, November-December 2017 p. 16), ‘Migration’ in many ways defines the 21st Century. A … Continue reading

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