Category Archives: Word of God

Why “The Bible Says So” Is Not Enough Anymore — by Andy Stanley

Andy Stanley writes in an article, “Why ‘The Bible Says So’ Is Not Enough Anymore” offers some interesting challenges as Christians strive to share God’s Word in today’s North American context. Stanley writes, As I explain in Deep and Wide … Continue reading

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Journey from Unbelief to Faith — A Video Bible Study Series produced by Lutheran Hour Ministries

Hosted by Rev. Dr. John Nunes, this four-session Bible study, Journey from Unbelief to Faith, offers the viewpoints of four people who have made a remarkable journey. Theirs has been a pilgrimage from the outer edges of unbelief and apathy … Continue reading

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The Testimony of a Convert from Hinduism — Please Pray for all Hindus to Convert to Christianity

God’s Spirit continues to bring people to faith in the true God — Father, Son and Holy Spirit — by the power of God’s Word. Here is the testimony of a former Hindu man who is now, by God’s grace, … Continue reading

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Fear of God. A Key to Growth? — Part 2

Last Monday, we focused on the first temptation the devil uses to make Americans indifferent to the fear and love of God. This week, we focus on two other temptations the devil uses to make people indifferent to fearing and … Continue reading

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From Gutenberg to Cell Phones: How Technology Helps Spread the Gospel

Rev. Mike Kuhn, a missionary with Lutheran Bible Translators of Canada discusses the importance of using technology, specifically the cell phone, in spreading the Gospel in countries like Cameroon.  Rev. Kuhn writes in the Messenger (Vol. 43, No. 2, Fall 2015), Five … Continue reading

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Word Alive! Connections and Conversations — Dr. Dale Meyer

The summer edition of the Concordia Journal (Summer 2015) includes an article, “Word Alive! Connections and Conversations,” by Dr. Dale Meyer, the president of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.  Dr. Meyer discusses the importance of the developing relationships with people so that we … Continue reading

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Are You in Need of Inexpensive Evangelism Resources and Training: Check out GoodSeed

If you are like most congregations, you are in need of evangelism resources. You are also probably looking for someone who provides evangelism training.  Look no further!  GoodSeed is an organization that is committed to providing tools and training to … Continue reading

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“Defending the Faith” — A Free Online Four Session Apologetics Course

“Defending the Faith” with Dr. Jonathan Strand (Principal, School of Theology, Ethics, and Leadership, Concordia University College of Alberta) will be the next Quest course offered by Concordia Lutheran Seminary in Edmonton. There will be four sessions: Jan. 20, 27, … Continue reading

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How Will They Know?

Dr. Robert Newton, the District President of the California-Nevada-Hawaii District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod wrote the following article in Mission Moments (Sept. 26. 2008): Those of you who either read my little column or have been subjected to one … Continue reading

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“They Need to be Fetched Home”

Robert Kolb offers the following thoughts in a recent article (“God’s Word Produces Faith and Fruit: Reflections from Luther’s Understanding of the Sermon on the Mount”) published in the Concordia Journal (Summer 2014, pages 217-224): The parable of the Good Shepherd … Continue reading

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