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  • Technology and Church Music

    Technology and Church Music

    We live in a world dominated by digital technology—technology that majorly affects our modern musical world. Although digital technology can offer us a wealth of music we might...

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  • Planning Ahead for Advent and Lent

    Planning Ahead for Advent and Lent

    It’s the time of year when we’ve generally settled into the fall rhythm of life and begin anticipating the next big things coming down the line, namely the Advent and Christmas seasons....

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  • Staying Content during the Holiday Season

    Staying Content during the Holiday Season

    Every year as Christmas approaches, I find myself making wish lists—clothing, makeup, housewares, you name it. My Instagram feed is filled with ads for products that would make great...

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  • School Excellence Requires Christian Community

    School Excellence Requires Christian Community

    In my last blog, I wrote about how grace drives excellence. Particularly, I pointed out the importance for the Lutheran educator to strive toward excellence in his craft of teaching. I...

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  • Digging Deeper into Scripture: Mark 10:46–52

    Digging Deeper into Scripture: Mark 10:46–52

    This passage marks a turning point in Jesus’ ministry. He completes His work in Judea and Perea and moves toward Jerusalem, where our Lord will make His triumphant entry and begin...

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  • The Cultural Head Nod

    The Cultural Head Nod

    On a steep uphill climb during a college retreat, this freshman and first-generation college student felt rather lonely. For multiple days before the retreat, I had been steeped in the...

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  • A to (Gen) Z: How the Pandemic Shaped Gen Z59:40

    A to (Gen) Z: How the Pandemic Shaped Gen Z

    Watch a live discussion with DCE Cassie Moore and those that work with Gen Z to gain insights about how the pandemic has shaped this generation and what they need going forward from the church. This p

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  • Waiting: November Everyday Faith Calendar

    Waiting: November Everyday Faith Calendar

    There are forty-one days until Thanksgiving, forty-four days until the start of Advent, seventy-one days until Christmas morning, and seventy-eight days until the beginning of the new...

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  • Elijah: God’s Prophet to the Kings of Israel

    Elijah: God’s Prophet to the Kings of Israel

    Throughout the Old Testament—and especially in the Books of 1 and 2 Kings—God works through prophets to call Israel and her kings back to Him and rebuke their unbelief. The following...

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  • Music Evolving through the Reformation

    Music Evolving through the Reformation

    This blog post has been adapted from an article that appears in Lutheranism 101: Third Edition. Read the first part of the article here.

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  • Creating a Habit of Time in God’s Word

    Creating a Habit of Time in God’s Word

    I keep a relatively busy schedule and often feel like I have a lot on my plate. Some weeks it feels like my husband and I are running on several different schedules from one another,...

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  • Maximize Your Office Space to Increase Productivity

    Maximize Your Office Space to Increase Productivity

    It feels so good to get things done and mark items off your to-do list. Sometimes, you’re in a groove, and everything is clicking. Other times, you can barely think, and you can’t seem...

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  • A to (Gen) Z: Christians Learning from the Digital Generation1:00:35

    A to (Gen) Z: Christians Learning from the Digital Generation

    Watch a live discussion with DCE Cassie Moore and those from Gen Z to gain insights about this generation and what they need growing up in the church. https://cph.org/genz

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  • God Redeems and Preserves His Children

    God Redeems and Preserves His Children

    David understood the reality of his own mortality. As king, he represented a people who lived under constant threat from foreign enemies, foes who would gladly have seen the Lord’s...

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  • How Christians Can Build Healthy Digital Habits42:40

    How Christians Can Build Healthy Digital Habits

    Have you considered how the time you spend on technology is affecting both your spiritual and physical well-being? The pastor-psychiatrist team of Rev. A. Trevor Sutton and Dr. Brian Smith join us to

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  • Why Will the World End?

    Why Will the World End?

    This blog post is adapted from Johann Gerhard’s Theological Commonplace On the End of the World and On Hell, specifically Gerhard’s notes on the reasons for the end of the world.

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  • Music of the Month: Preludes on Five Hymns of Martin Luther

    Music of the Month: Preludes on Five Hymns of Martin Luther

    Bret A. Heim has crafted new settings based on five of Martin Luther's hymns:  GOTT DER VATER, WOHN UNS BEI; JESUS CHRISTUS, UNSER HEILAND; a cantilena and toccata on NUN BITTEN WIR;...

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  • Listening to the Lord in the Wilderness

    Listening to the Lord in the Wilderness

    I learned recently that the Hebrew word that is translated to “wilderness” in the Old Testament, midbar, comes from a root word that means “word” or “to speak.” One common understanding...

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  • Curly Hair and God's Good Care

    Curly Hair and God's Good Care

    Not too long ago I found myself with a hand full of the most surprising war tools. In my right hand, multiple bottles of assorted potions sitting between the crevices of my four fingers...

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  • Key Questions to Understanding Christian Discipleship

    Key Questions to Understanding Christian Discipleship

    Over the last few posts in this series, I have explored this definition for mature discipleship: Mature disciples of Christ actively cultivate the attitudes, understandings, and habits...

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