Category Archives: Missional Leadership

“Lutherans and Evangelism” by Rev. Scott Gress

The world is in Chaos. Just mention Las Vegas, North Korea, terrorism, and the mood gets quiet. Soon after the quiet sadness, the air is filled with disgust, disagreements as to what is wrong and what should be done and … Continue reading

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“Recommit to Reformation” by Peter Meier

Rev. Dr. Peter Meier, the Executive Director of the Center for United States Missions, published the following article in Mission Moments (October 15, 2017). These days much is rightly made of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. God used Martin … Continue reading

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God’s Word Makes His Treasure our Own! — Martin Luther

Martin Luther writes, Neither you nor I could ever know anything about Christ, or believe on Him, and have Him for our Lord, unless it were offered to us and granted to our hearts by the Holy Spirit through the … Continue reading

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“Everyday Missionaries – Purposefully Deployed” — Peter Meier

In “Mission Moments” (September 15, 2017), Dr. Peter Meier, Executive Director of the Center for United States Missions, writes, On a recent trip, we found ourselves behind one of those long lines of Army vehicles – a convoy! My normal … Continue reading

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Christ’s Death is of No Avail to Us if the Word of God is Absent — Martin Luther

“Christ on the cross and all his suffering and his death do not avail, even if, as you teach, they are ‘acknowledged and meditated upon’ with the utmost ‘passion, ardor, heartfeltness.’ Something else must always be there. What is it?  … Continue reading

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“Authentic Christianity: How Lutheran Theology Speaks to a Postmodern World” — A New Book to be Released by Concordia Publishing House

The Concordia Publishing House blog released the following information about a new book that will be released on October 10. Burnt-out believers and spiritual secularists have given up any hope that an engaging and meaningful spirituality can be found in … Continue reading

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“Two Branches of One Tree: The Fellowship of Confession and Mission” by Martin Franzmann

The following article is posted on Concordia Theology. The following op piece from one of our former professors could have been written yesterday. It was written in 1952. It seems like the either/or that we so often experience in our … Continue reading

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Online Mission Trip 2018: Cambodia — It’s Time to Register!

Lutheran Hour Ministries is excited to announce that the southeast Asian nation of Cambodia is the destination of its seventh annual international Online Mission Trip. The “trip” to Cambodia will be available to Lutheran schools across North America beginning January … Continue reading

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The Invisible Leadership Virus — Rev. Scott Gress

Rev. Scott Gress discusses the leadership virus that is spreading throughout churches and how to overcome this virus in the following blog post: There’s a leadership virus going on in churches. It spreads some damagingly false information about what leadership is and what leadership … Continue reading

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Pray for the Harvest At 10:02

The Iowa District of the Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod, in their monthly bulletin (April 2017, page 3), have an article in which the author encourages us to pray for the harvest every day at the same time. The author writes, … Continue reading

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