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Vacation Bible School. Mission Trips. Conferences. As we find ourselves already part way through the summer months, church staff and volunteers find themselves in the midst of this beautiful (and exhausting) time of the year. Because time spent in conversations, building relationships, and sleep is critical - we are here to help so you can … Continue reading The Priesthood of All Believers Gets Practical – Part #4
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By popular requests for my friends at St. John's, in Denmark, camp, Colorado, and California.
From Ashes to Easter, by the Rev. Dr. David M. Wendel, NALC Assistant to the Bishop for Ministry and Ecumenism, is now available. The 2018 Lenten devotions follow the daily Bible reading calendar being used throughout the NALC, the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and Lutheran Church—Canada. From Ashes to Easter is available for download in two … Continue reading From Ashes to Easter
As Lent approaches very quickly, in the church as leaders and volunteer servants, we find ourselves with a very long to do list and a very short amount of time. People often joke with me thinking that I love organization The truth? While I do love brightly colored post-it notes, organization isn't my thing. Relationships … Continue reading The Priesthood of All Believers Gets Practical Part 2
In a day and age where it's difficult to get people involved because of our busy schedules and theirs... We want to help people connect to use their God-given talents and gifts. It's not just about another thing on the "to-do" list, but inviting people into the mission field. We have good news! There are … Continue reading The Priesthood of All Believers Gets Practical
Would you like to be able to completely change the world today? It's not as hard as you might think. Rich Melheim - a colleague - has been working with our brothers & sisters in Pakistan who are doing life changing work for the sake of the Gospel. Currently the orphanage that cares for the widows and … Continue reading Change the World?
Both Advent and Lent serve as a great time to try out new and different practices that blend Biblical theology and community to help people as they follow Jesus, and move from head knowledge to heart knowledge. As Advent is a time of waiting and hope, one such practice is to redesign your worship space/sanctuary. … Continue reading Advent Practices
As the Advent season begins, there are lots of ways to use traditional hymns with an untraditional twist. For example: Pour Out Your Spirit Lord combined with O Come O Come Emmanuel. Normally Pour Out Your Spirit Lord serves as a "chorus" between the verses of this Advent hymn. Many people will intersperse different verses … Continue reading Advent Medley