A Missionary in Times of Disaster – A Free Lutheran Hour Ministries Webinar

tsunami2Lutheran Hour Ministries has scheduled another free webinar for January 19, 2013. The one hour webinar begins at 10 a.m. (Central time).   Dr. Lou Jander will speak about being “A Missionary in Times of Disaster.”

Disasters are times of chaos…times of not knowing…times of fear…times of asking why…times of experiencing loss…times of feeling deserted.  Disasters come in all sizes and shapes from the individual event that affects one person to one that affects a very large area…they can be natural or man-made.  Christians can be a beacon of light to people during these critical times…Christians can listen, pray, serve and share encouraging words from Scripture.

During this webinar, participants will hear the personal experiences that come from disasters and the practical ways that they can share the love of Jesus. Followers of Jesus Christ can literally be the “hands and feet” of Jesus.

To learn more about this webinar, visit: Special Speakers Series.  While you are at this site, you might want to check out the archived presentations that you can watch at any time, any day.  Some of the archived presentations include:

  • Developing a Missionally Minded Sunday School
  • Rural and Small Town Outreach
  • A Mission Trip to Our Own Neighbourhood
  • Church as the Community Center
  • Connect with Young Adults

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Presenter: Dr. Lou Jander has been an elementary school teacher, principal, Director of Christian Education, District Parish Education Executive with the Missouri District, Director of Adult and Leadership Ministry for the LCMS, a Mission and Ministry Facilitator for the Texas District, Disaster Coordinator for the Texas District, served a congregation after retirement as a “Licensed Lay Deacon,” continues to serve as a congregational consultant in strategic planning and visioning, and does a number of workshops on a variety of topics. He and his wife Martha now serve as American Red Cross Volunteers, do Disaster Training Workshops, deploy to large scale disasters to provide service, and are Mission U presenters. Lou has a Master’s in Administration and Supervision and a Doctorate in Adult Education.

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