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“Lift Up Your Heads” (Handel’s Messiah) performed by The Brussels Choral Society and Ensemble Orchestral de Bruxelles. Conducted by Eric Delson.

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Give the Gift of a Goat and Garden Help in Rwanda this Christmas! — Lift Them Up — A Ministry Based in the USA is Raising Funds for this Project

Help us make Christmas extra special for our Sponsored Kids in Rwanda! Join us as we give the gifts of ‘Goats and Gardens’ this year! Goats are a staple in the Rwandan diet and the rain forest climate is excellent … Continue reading

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Online Mission Trips is now Gospel Adventures! from Lutheran Hour Ministries

What is Gospel Adventures? Much of the church’s enthusiasm today for evangelism and mission involvement is fueled by opportunities for “hands-on” service and learning with Christians around the world. Parishioners travel across the globe to meet, work with, and witness … Continue reading

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“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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Leading Healthy Change — Scott Gress

If you don’t want things to change then all you need is management. If you want things to change though, you need leadership. Yet do you want the kind of leadership where things blow up? Certainly not. We want healthy … Continue reading

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The Global Leadership Summit — October 18-19, 2018

The Global Leadership Summit organizers write, Join us in Ottawa, Burlington, Calgary, and an additional 15 cities across Canada at The Global Leadership Summit this October. Bring a team and save with discounted Group 10+ tickets. Student Scholarship and Small … Continue reading

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