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Is Your Congregation Interested in Sponsoring a Refugee Family? If so, Please Read This Article!

News reports depict the plight of refugees.  With most of the attention of these reports on Syrian refugees, what is often forgotten is that a growing worldwide crisis of refugee growth is nothing new.  By the end of 2014, 59.5 … Continue reading

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Outreach and Ministry Resources Available from Lutheran Church of Australia

The Lutheran Church of Australia provides a number of outreach and ministry resources. Here are some resources provided by Lutheran Media. www.happyland.com.au — Children can play a safe and fun online game here. There are also seasonal activities, such as … Continue reading

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Canadian Lutherans respond to Syrian refugee crisis with sponsorship and aid

The following report was released by Canadian Lutheran World Relief: As the conflict enters into fifth year people growing increasingly desperate, need for assistance heightens A heartbreaking photo of a little boy, Aylan Kurdi, who drowned when the boat he … Continue reading

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Martin Luther as Missionary

This paper has been published previously on “Go!” But, I have had requests to publish it again. Over the next number of Mondays, an adapted version of a paper I presented on Martin Luther will be posted.  The topic of … Continue reading

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Looking for Last Minute Christmas Gifts?

Why not consider a Gift from the Heart? The items in the Canadian Lutheran World Relief catalogue symbolize the development and relief work Canadian Lutherans support overseas. Honour your loved ones with a gift that changes lives! Please click here to see … Continue reading

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The Changing Face of World Lutheranism

For the past two weeks, an article by Dr. Douglas Rutt, “Martin Luthers’s Platzregen in Action: The Changing Face of Global Christianity” in the Concordia Journal (Summer 2014 pages 225-238) has been featured in “Go!”  Dr. Rutt has described the … Continue reading

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Canadian Lutheran World Relief Responds to the Ebola Outbreak

Canadian Lutheran World Relief is supporting their partner World Renew and the Christian Health Association of Liberia (CHAL) in their response to the Ebola outbreak in Liberia. Donations will help provide much-needed medicines and medical supplies to treat Ebola patients. CHAL has … Continue reading

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Check out the Debut Issue of the Journal of Lutheran Mission

If you are interested in reflecting on the work of Christ through His Church globally from a Lutheran perspective, you will want to check out the debut issue of the Journal of Lutheran Mission.  The debut issue of the journal features papers … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day is June 20! You are asked to pray, learn, and give in support of refugees!

Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) encourages you to observe World Refugee Day by praying, learning, and giving in support of refugees. This months  CLWR News Brief reports: Thanks to your support, a young refugee named Siyad has new hope for … Continue reading

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God’s Word Moves Us to Speak — Martin Luther

There is a vital connection between missionary proclamation and the power of God’s Word.  God does not simply “zap” Christians with faith apart from the means of grace; nor does God transport Christians from place to place via a “Star … Continue reading

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