Category Archives: Witness

What is the Essence of Being a Lutheran Christian in Mercy?

Rev. Dr. Mattthew Harrison, President of the Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod, writes, What is the essence of being a Lutheran Christian in mercy?  Christ!  What does Christ do? He speaks Law and Gospel. He speaks consolation.  He speaks His … Continue reading

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Masih ki Awaz: Christian Ministry For the South Asian Community

Masih ki Awaz (Voice of Christ) brings God’s Word to the large and growing Greater Toronto Area South Asian Community over the radio every Sunday morning on AM 770 WTOR and all over the world through the internet. People have … Continue reading

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Rural and Small Town Mission Conference — Nov. 3-5 in Wichita, Kansas

The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod 2016 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference will be held Nov. 3-5 in Wichita, Kansas. The theme is “Mission At Home: Standing Where You are Planted.” The conference will address the blessings and … Continue reading

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Caring in the Midst of Cancer — A Free Webinar on Saturday, April 16 at 10 a.m. Central Time

Lutheran Hour Ministries is hosting a free live webinar on Saturday, April 16th at 10 a.m. (Central time) for “Caring in the Midst of Cancer,” a one-hour, interactive, with guest speaker, Karen Tripp. Imagine church volunteers all over North America … Continue reading

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“It’s Not About the Band” — Part 2 by Rev. Scott Gress

Rev. Scott continues with Part 2 of “It’s NOT about the Band!”  Before you read, Part 2, you might want to read Part 1. It’s still not about the band! And if it’s not about the band, then it’s not about the … Continue reading

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More ‘Wood’ than People? — Part 4 by Rev. Scott Gress

“Go!” is posting Rev. Scott Gress’ blog series, “More ‘Wood’ than People?” Here is the fourth installment: You’ve started small.  The ladies society made cookies for the police department on valentines day and they are thinking of doing the same thing for … Continue reading

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Church is More than a Building

Church is More Than a Building | Jeff Vanderstelt from Saturate on Vimeo. Want real-time training on what it looks like to be the church and make disciples in the every day stuff of life? Verge Regionals is partnering with … Continue reading

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Learning from St. Patrick

Rev. Dr. Peter Meier, the Executive Director of Center for US Missions, discusses the impact St. Patrick has, and still has, on mission methodologies in the most recent edition of “Mission Moments.” Meier writes, How will you celebrate St. Patrick’s … Continue reading

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What Does Your Talk Reveal about You and Your First Love?

In his discussion on Psalm 2, Martin Luther observes that our language tends to reveal that which a person loves or hates. Luther writes, “For just as the lover willingly talks at length about his beloved, so the hater keeps on … Continue reading

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31 Ideas for Your Church’s Easter Impact

Outreach Magazine invited congregations to share how they communicated the Good Friday and Easter message.   Click on: “Easter Outreach” to discover the ideas.

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