Monthly Archives: November 2018

“Abide with Me” — Matt Maher

Are you struggling with sin? Wrestling with an addiction? Uncertain of God’s love? Take a few moments to watch the following music video, “Abide with Me” by Matt Maher and be assured that God abides with you!

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Ways of Praying for Our Communities in our Communal Worship Services

Chris Schoon shares some very helpful ways in which we can pray for the people who live in our communities in our worship services.  He writes, Mission unfolds in our homes and backyard gardens. Mission extends across generations and welcomes … Continue reading

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Two Approaches to Church Revitalization — Scott Gress

A pretty common challenge among churches has to do with the number of people in the pews on Sunday morning. In the words of a sainted mentor of mine from years ago, “there is more wood than people” meaning there … Continue reading

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Vancouver Island Has Highest Assisted Death Rate in Canada

The Interim: Canada’s Life and Family Newspaper (November 2018, p 6) reports, An official Island Health report shows that Vancouver Island has a rate of assisted suicide and euthanasia five times higher than the national average. David Robertson, Island Health’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Bulletin Inserts from Lutherans For Life

Fear not! The message of Christmas changes hearts and lives. After all, we serve a God who works best in weakness—even in poverty—you know, like showing up in a manger! To learn more about Lutherans For Life please visit: www.lutheransforlife.org. … Continue reading

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