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Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Rapid City, South Dakota

Written by Aaron Ude | January, 2020
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC Snapshots of congregations from around the Church of the Lutheran Confession The Black Hills have always drawn people to them. The Lakota Indians migrated there from Minnesota in the 1800’s. Gold discovered by General Custer in 1874 drew miners by the wagon-full. These miners started many towns, including […] Read More

The 1955 Conventions of the WELS and ELS

Written by David Lau | December, 2019
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THE ORIGIN OF THE CLC One aspect of the discussion surrounding the “Joint Statement,” which will again be before us at our 2020 convention, is how much importance to give to the events that took place around the period 1955-1961 that led to the formation of the CLC. In this seven-part series, Professor Emeritus David […] Read More

Gift of God Lutheran Church Fairfax, Virginia

Written by Glenn Oster | December, 2019
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC Snapshots of congregations from around the Church of the Lutheran Confession “…the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 6:23b) Located just outside the bustling beltline of our nation’s capital, our Lord has placed Gift of God Lutheran Church—not only as a place […] Read More
A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC Snapshots of congregations from around the Church of the Lutheran Confession Gift of God Lutheran Church began as (and remains to this day) the sole church presence in the steadily growing community of Mapleton, North Dakota, about fifteen miles west of Fargo. It began as a preaching station […] Read More
A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC Snapshots of congregations from around the Church of the Lutheran Confession. A Gospel Opportunity “Come to the land of Opportunity and Greenacres,” cried the advertisement in Midwestern newspapers at the turn of the century. Instead, the settlers who came to the Spokane River Valley “found 10 acre plots […] Read More

Gethsemane Lutheran Church Saginaw, Michigan

Written by Michael Wilke | September, 2019
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC Snapshots of congregations from around the Church of the Lutheran Confession. For many, Gethsemane is a name difficult both to spell and to pronounce. For those unfamiliar with its Biblical significance, it seems a strange and foreign name. But what a wonderful name for a Christian congregation! For […] Read More

Faith Lutheran Church New Ulm MN

Written by Nathanael Mayhew | August, 2019
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC Snapshots of congregations from around the Church of the Lutheran Confession. “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” (Hebrews 11:1) Like many congregations of the CLC, Faith Lutheran Church in New Ulm was born out of a desire to stand […] Read More

A Six-Step Engagement Plan

Written by Bruce Naumann | July, 2019
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Life is full of choices—some of little consequence, and some that can change the entire course of your future. There is perhaps no other decision that has more far-reaching implications than selecting a spouse. Here are some time-tested scriptural principles, as well as practical advice on how to go about making this choice in a […] Read More
“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” (Hebrews 11:1) The village of Cambridge, Wisconsin is located about thirty-five miles east of Madison and ten miles from the cities of Lake Mills, Jefferson, and Fort Atkinson. It has a population of about 1,500 people, and approximately ten churches. […] Read More
“It was he [Jesus] who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, to prepare God’s people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up.” (Ephesians 4:11-12 NIV84) In the summer of 1996, the Lord sent Paul […] Read More