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Archives From - January,2019

“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS January 2019

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Post Date: January, 2019
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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006 Date Hymns Reading Comments Jan 1 WS 782/LSB 726 Psalm 1 Walk with the Lord in the new year, for He will watch over your way. Jan 2 TLH 532 Luke 1:26-38 Mary trusted the Lord to guide […] Read More

“Evening and Morning” WS 782; LSB 726

Written by David Schaller
Post Date: January, 2019
Post Categories: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing,Series
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING For most, the turning of the year is a time of personal reckoning. We look at where we have been, where we are now, and where we hope to be in the future. Often, this yearly appraisal can be discouraging because we notice how many things we have […] Read More

Answering Elementary School Students’ Questions about KENYA

Written by Michael Gurath
Post Date: January, 2019
Post Categories: Missions,Notes from the field
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. These were the top questions posed by the students of Holy Cross Evangelical Lutheran School in Phoenix, Arizona, regarding the CLC’s mission work in Kenya. Whose face is on the money in Kenya? Kenyan money is […] Read More

Calvary Lutheran Church Marquette, Michigan

Written by Andrew Schaller
Post Date: January, 2019
Post Categories: A Slice of Life in CLC,Articles
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC SNAPSHOTS OF CONGREGATIONS FROM AROUND THE CHURCH OF THE LUTHERAN CONFESSION Built on the Rock the Church doth stand, Even when steeples are falling; Crumbled have spires in ev’ry land, Bells still are chiming and calling. Calling the young and old to rest, But above all the soul distrest, Longing for rest […] Read More

Don’t Forget Fellow Sufferers

Written by Mark Gullerud
Post Date: January, 2019
Post Categories: Series,Studies in the New Testatment
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Remember the prisoners as if chained with them—those who are mistreated—since you yourselves are in the body also.”  (Hebrews 13:3) Jesus forewarned us that it wouldn’t be easy being Christians (Luke 9:23). Since unbelievers persecuted Jesus, they will also persecute us on account of our Christian beliefs (John 15:20). While this […] Read More

Jehovah’s Witnesses

Written by Frank Gantt
Post Date: January, 2019
Post Categories: Series,Understanding the Cults
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UNDERSTANDING THE CULTS — JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES In this twelve-part series we are taking a brief look at some of the major cults, past and present, that have found adherents in the United States. Your pastor can help you if you’d like a more in-depth study of a particular group. In a previous article addressing the […] Read More

Music and Theatrics

Written by Paul Schaller
Post Date: January, 2019
Post Categories: ILHC Eau Claire,News & Events
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ILC Newsletter Every other month we get an update on what’s been happening recently at our Immanuel Lutheran High School, College and Seminary in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Students come to Immanuel with many different God-given gifts—physical, mental, social, spiritual, academic, athletic, and musical. At ILC we strive to provide opportunities both to develop their various […] Read More

Resolutions Worthy of Resolve

Written by Michael Roehl
Post Date: January, 2019
Post Categories: Lead Story
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COVER STORY – NEW YEAR Sometimes more is less and less is more. Consider the word resolve. The word mostly conjures up positive images. To resolve is to make a firm commitment to fix a problem or to fill a deficiency. From the same Latin root comes our word resolute—also basically positive. Someone who is […] Read More

Sam Naumann

Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: January, 2019
Post Categories: In The Pipeline,News & Events
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IN THE PIPELINE (EIGHTH IN A SERIES) This series profiles the men and women who are preparing for the public teaching and preaching ministry at our Immanuel Lutheran College and Seminary in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.  Sam Naumann Age: 25 Program: Seminary Year in School: Senior Where were you born? Ketchikan, Alaska (the last frontier) Where […] Read More

The “Who, Me?” Syndrome

Written by David Fuerstenau
Post Date: January, 2019
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament,Series
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT When I was attending grade school, some of the biggest infractions were chewing gum in class, throwing chalk, and running in the hallways. When caught, most kids were quick to proclaim their innocence. Who, me? was uttered with a feigned look of surprise. One boy was so good at this […] Read More