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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC Snapshots of congregations from around the Church of the Lutheran Confession. The numbers are grim. 24% consider themselves Protestant. Of these, only 0.9% say that the Bible is the Word of God. This is the state of things in Germany today—a country from which God raised up many […] Read More
Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church of Coloma, Michigan, came into existence when forces of religious liberalism challenged the truth of God’s eternal Word. By God’s grace, about eighty communicants and their pastor, Ralph Schaller, chose to remain faithful to God’s Word and separated from their former congregation. Armed with the Sword of the Spirit and faith […] Read More
People often ask, “Why the name Berea?” With a large Twin Cities metro area filled with Protestant and Lutheran churches with familiar names, the name Berea does indeed stand out. More importantly, it has a rich biblical significance (Acts 17:10-12) as a city visited by the Apostle Paul and commended as a flock which “received […] Read More
Seventy-eight years ago, in the early summer of 1941, St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church had its first worship service, conducted by Pastor Reinhardt Schierenbeck of Sanborn, Minnesota. On June 27 of 1941, St. Paul’s was incorporated and its constitution adopted. At the time of organization, St. Paul’s membership consisted of fourteen charter members with their […] Read More

Calvary Lutheran Church Marquette, Michigan

Written by Andrew Schaller | January, 2019
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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

Introduction to the Book of Concord

Written by Joseph Lau | December, 2018
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“THIS WE BELIEVE” In ongoing observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief overview of the Book of Concord. After this month’s introduction, the series will survey the three ecumenical creeds and the Lutheran confessions. In the Christian church, the study of ancient Christian creeds and confessions of faith […] Read More

Luther Memorial Church Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Written by Neal Radichel | December, 2018
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC SNAPSHOTS OF CONGREGATIONS FROM AROUND THE CHURCH OF THE LUTHERAN CONFESSION The beginnings of Luther Memorial Church go back to events that took place even before its formal establishment in 1960. Its organization in February of that year had not been planned or undertaken in the customary process […] Read More

Bethel Lutheran Church Morris, Minnesota

Written by Robert Sauers | November, 2018
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC SNAPSHOTS OF CONGREGATIONS FROM AROUND THE CHURCH OF THE LUTHERAN CONFESSION “‘Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; […] Read More
A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC SNAPSHOTS OF CONGREGATIONS FROM AROUND THE CHURCH OF THE LUTHERAN CONFESSION In 1623, the hymn writer, Georg Weissel wrote, “Seek where ye may To find a way That leads to your salvation . . .” For the Bereans in Macedonia, that way was found in only one place: […] Read More

Bethel Lutheran Church Humble, Texas

Written by Roland Gurgel | September, 2018
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC SNAPSHOTS OF CONGREGATIONS FROM AROUND THE CHURCH OF THE LUTHERAN CONFESSION “Now Jacob went out from Beersheba and went toward Haran. So he came to a certain place and stayed there all night, because the sun had set. And he took one of the stones of that place […] Read More