Engaging Asia in Mission

He is risen! He is risen indeed! The rallying cry of Easter resounds throughout the rest of the church year. Christians celebrate every Sunday as a mini-Easter; for each Divine Service we gather to receive the gifts of God. There God serves His people. He bestows the benefits of Christ’s

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from Issues, Etc.

Dear Pastor, During a recent interview with Pastor Matt Harrison, president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, he paraphrased Friedrich Wyneken, second president of the LCMS on “The Priesthood of All Believers and the Office of Pastor.” Our pastors uphold the rights of the spiritual priesthood and encourage them in every

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Testimony of a Former Lesbian

The Lord be with you Earlier this week I attended a conference of which the topic was the homosexuality/transgender/etc. culture in the USA and how we might address it as Christians committed to the Scriptures and the Lutheran Confessions. One of the presenters was Beth Ogne. I felt her testimony

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Easter Wednesday

The Resurrection of Our Lord/ Easter Wednesday The Lord be with you In my post on Easter Monday I wrote, or at least implied, that the liturgical calendar used in the LC-MS had special readings only for Easter Monday and Easter Tuesday. Well I’ve discovered that we also have a

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Upcoming Bible Study Schedule

Easter Tuesday The Lord be with you Thursday Bible study will meet this week (3-31). We will be looking at the hymn “Earth and All Stars” LSB 817. When I made the schedule out I said we would also meet on Thursday, April 7. However, I didn’t take into account

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Easter Tuesday

The Resurrection of Our Lord/ Easter Tuesday The Lord be with you In recognition of Easter Tuesday I thought I’d share a bit about the Icon of the Resurrection from the Orthodox (or Eastern) tradition of the Church. If you are not familiar with the symbolism used in Icons, you

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Easter Monday

The Resurrection of Our Lord/Easter Monday The Lord be with you The Easter season is a fifty-day-long season of joy extending from Easter to Pentecost. This time is sometimes called “the Great Fifty Days.” During this time, the Church celebrates the end of Christ’s struggles and proclaims His victory over

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