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Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: August, 2017
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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006 Date / Verse / Reading Comments Aug 1 TLH 154 Dan 6:1-9 Out of envy, Daniel’s enemies plotted against him. Out of envy, Jesus’ enemies did the same (Matthew 27:18). Aug 2 WS 761 Dan 6:10-16 We can […] Read More
There is incredible freedom in the New Testament Church. We are not bound to a certain style of music nor a particular type of worship service. Our brothers and sisters overseas are not required to use page five in The Lutheran Hymnal or page twelve in the Worship Supplement. Nor are we. But what is […] Read More

A Fruitful Christian Life

Written by Nathan Pfeiffer
Post Date: August, 2017
Post Categories: Daily Life,Devotions
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In our family, there are few things we enjoy more than a freshly picked tomato out of our garden. As I write this article, the soil has been prepared and the tomato plants are in the garden and have been caged. We know that we will have to make sure the plants are watered and […] Read More

CLC Project KINSHIP Update

Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: August, 2017
Post Categories: Missions,Newsletter
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Individuals interested in sponsoring an orphan or seminary student are asked to contact  Pastor Dave Fuerstenau, 426 Buren Road, Ketchikan, Alaska 99901 (907) 225-2842  •  email: For thirty years, the Lord of the Church has opened many doors and given numerous opportunities to our church body to serve Him in foreign fields that are […] Read More
What, would you say, is water worth? There’s no question that, as an element necessary for life, it is of great value. And yet, its prevalence on earth makes it relatively inexpensive. On a rainy day it’s even free. There are, however, versions which do fetch a higher price. The bottled variety, for example. A […] Read More
Doing mission work in East Africa can be an uphill battle. Corruption is the default mode of operation for society at large, and corruption naturally finds its way into every institution—including the church. Jesus is presented by many as a second Lawgiver, Whose sole function is to police bad behavior. This legalistic emphasis is especially […] Read More
“By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to the place which he would receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going. By faith he dwelt in the land of promise as in a foreign country, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with […] Read More
The ROAD TO REFORMATION In preparation for the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series will culminate in the October 2017 issue with an account of his posting of the Ninety-Five Theses. Luther struggled mightily to find peace with God and certainty […] Read More
“See, here is water. What hinders me from being baptized?” (Acts 8:36) When the Ethiopian heard the message of Jesus as the Christ, Who willingly gave His life for the sins of the world, he desired to be baptized into Jesus’ name. Would anything hinder him from receiving this great blessing and from being received […] Read More
Stambaugh, Michigan, began as a mining town. Iron was discovered in 1851, but since the region was so remote, exploration did not begin in earnest until the 1870’s, and the first mine was opened in 1880. Soon there was a rush of activity, and numerous mines were in operation by 1910. The earliest mines were […] Read More