Monthly Archives: September 2010

Group walks 100K!

With 400 congregations, the 67 pastors of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Central African Republic each serve multiple congregations. They walk many miles to visit these congregations monthly, on roads that aren’t paved. One of their greatest needs is… … Continue reading

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Four seminary grads assigned to our synod

Welcome Eric Woolridge, Peter Harrits, Andrea Rauch and Breanne Johnson, who are graduating from seminary this Fall. They’ve been assigned to the Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast synod, and will be available to interview right away.

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Theological Education

Dear Gulf Coast Colleagues, We have eight ELCA seminaries. The face of theological education is adapting to new economies and new mission realities. Maybe not fast enough. We don’t think we want economics to be the determining factor for the … Continue reading

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מִיכָאֵל‎

Today, September 29 is the feast of St. Michael and all Angels, the most ancient of all the angel festivals. Michaelmas, as it was known, was the Christian equivalent of the autumn equinox. It is the time the weather changes. … Continue reading

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Sticky Church Webinar

A number of you have expressed interest in Larry Osborne’a model for small group Bible study. For more information consider this Webinar. “Sticky” Church – Closing the Back Door Thursday, September 30th 1:00-2:00PM EDT Click here to register Larry will … Continue reading

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5I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that lived first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, lives in you. 2 Tim 1:5

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Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare. Jeremiah 29:7

“Change one word in Jeremiah’s charge, and it becomes a very real challenge for my congregation: ‘Seek the shalom of the neighborhood where I have sent you. . . . and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in … Continue reading

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