Monthly Archives: July 2018

We Are Invited to Send Instructors to Rwanda! Learn How You Can Make This Invitation a Reality!

Concordia Lutheran Mission Society has adopted a Mission Project so that two instructors can be sent to Rwanda to teach the pastors, elders and deacons of Beth Ammi Christian Fellowship Church. Watch the video. Pray for Christian churches in Rwanda. … Continue reading

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Euthanasia is Rising Dramatically in Canada

The CLC National News, the monthly newsletter of Campaign Life Coalition Canada, reports, The legislatively mandated “Third Interim Report on Medical Assistance in Dying” reports that there was a 30% increase in euthanasia deaths in the second half of 2017 … Continue reading

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Faith Alone — Stands at the Heart of the Lutheran Teaching of the Gospel.

It is taught among us that we cannot obtain forgiveness of sin and righteousness before God through our merit, work, and satisfactions, but that we receive forgiveness of sins and become righteous before God out of grace for Christ’s sake … Continue reading

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Fatal Flaws: Legalizing Assisted Death — Purchase the Film and show it this Fall to your Congregation and Community

Over the past three years, filmmaker Kevin Dunn has travelled throughout Europe and North America to ask one of the most fundamental philosophical questions of our time: should we be giving doctors the right in law to end the life … Continue reading

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Spiritual Conversations in the Digital Age

Evangelism has changed in the past quarter century. The ways Christians share, how often they engage in spiritual conversations and their goals for sharing faith are different. And in a culture where relativism is the norm and fewer believe in … Continue reading

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“There Is No Sinner For Whom Christ Did Not Die” — Samuel Nafzger

As a result of Jesus’ death and resurrection from the dead, there is hope for all of us! Dr. Samuel Nafzger reminds us of this truth in the following excerpt from his article that is published in the Concordia Journal: … Continue reading

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Globally, Billions Have Never Heard the Gospel

The Lutheran Laymen (July-August 2018) reports that “Close to 90 percent of mission endeavors by North Americans is done among people who already have access to the Good News of Jesus Christ.” (p. 7) Lutheran Hour Ministries is trying to … Continue reading

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“Come to the Table” — Sidewalk Prophets

No matter who you are or what you have done, Jesus invites you to come to His table and to take your place beside your Saviour so that you can be forgiven and set free!

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The Message of God’s Word Does Not Change But It Does Translate!

The following excerpt is from Gerhard Bode’s article, “Knowing How to Live and Die: Luther and the Teaching of the Christian Faith” in the Concordia Journal. Lamin Sanneh observed that in its history, the Christian church has been adept at … Continue reading

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“Each Christian is a missionary sent out by God into his own circle of activity to convert others to Christ” — C.F.W. Walther

C.F.W. Walther, the first President of the Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod, expresses the truth that every Christian is sent by the Lord to be a representative of Jesus: Not only, however, is this [to see another person recognize Jesus … Continue reading

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