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  • Congregational Singing and the Body of Christ

    Congregational Singing and the Body of Christ

    “Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it,” Paul writes in his first Letter to the Corinthians (1 Corinthians 12:27).

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  • Prayer: July 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Prayer: July 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Prayer is a unique opportunity that we are given to talk directly with God. How cool! The Creator of the universe, the one that spoke the stars into the sky and fish into the sea, wants to...

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  • Opposing Ideas in Ecclesiastes: Justice and Mercy

    Opposing Ideas in Ecclesiastes: Justice and Mercy

    When the book of Ecclesiastes highlights judgment, it can arouse questions about the apparent contradiction between the grief of Ecclesiastes and statements of abundant mercy elsewhere in...

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  • Digging Deeper into Scripture: John 8:48–59

    Digging Deeper into Scripture: John 8:48–59

    Explore Christ’s great confession, “Before Abraham was, I am” (John 8:58), to the Pharisees and the highlights of John’s Greek with Rev. Phil Rigdon.

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  • Music of the Month: Piano Resonance

    Music of the Month: Piano Resonance

    Celebrated composer Marianne Kim has written an uplifting collection of hymn arrangements for piano based on favorite hymns of praise. These pieces feature contemporary and nontraditional...

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  • Getting Started with Enduring Faith Religion Curriculum

    Getting Started with Enduring Faith Religion Curriculum

    As another school year comes to a close, many Lutheran schools are already starting to order curriculum for next year. This year, we’re excited to offer the all-new Enduring Faith Religion...

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  • Refuge: June 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Refuge: June 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    You open your phone and scroll past another devastating news story. A friend posts about the death of someone they loved. You open your email to be met with a long list of messages that...

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  • Proverbs: An Overview

    Proverbs: An Overview

    The Book of Proverbs could rightly be called a collection of collections. Within this book of the Bible, many different strands of Israel’s wisdom coalesce into a book that’s core...

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  • Why We Should Sing Children’s Hymns

    Why We Should Sing Children’s Hymns

    The best things in life can be enjoyed by children and adults. This especially includes the music of the Church—specifically, the hymns we sing.

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  • Understanding the Lutheran Religion Standards | Panel Discussion with LCMS School Leaders1:06:43

    Understanding the Lutheran Religion Standards | Panel Discussion with LCMS School Leaders

    Join Dr. Kevin Brockberg, Alicia Levitt, Tom Wrege, and Lisa Clark for a panel discussion about the new religion standards for Lutheran schools. Find out how the standards were formed and why they mat

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  • Navigating the Lutheran Religion Standards3:23

    Navigating the Lutheran Religion Standards

    In this video, we present a quick walkthrough of different ways you can access and analyze the Lutheran Religion Standards. To browse the standards for yourself, visit https://lutheranschools.org/. Se

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  • Eight Tips to Boost Recurring Giving for Your Church

    Eight Tips to Boost Recurring Giving for Your Church

    Vanco is an online giving tool that integrates with Church360° and Shepherd’s Staff.  We know some churches are hesitant to get started with online giving.

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  • Digging Deeper into Scripture: Revelation 21:1–7

    Digging Deeper into Scripture: Revelation 21:1–7

    Exploring the original Greek of Revelation 21, Pastor Rigdon shows us Christ’s words on the new heaven and the new earth promised to us in the last days.

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  • Teacher Guide Preview | Enduring Faith Religion Curriculum4:43

    Teacher Guide Preview | Enduring Faith Religion Curriculum

    Learn more about what you'll find in the Teacher Guide for Enduring Faith Religion Curriculum. Learn tips for making the most of the unit and lesson teaching helps in this new curriculum for Lutheran

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  • Faith & Technology | Lutheran Life Issue 122

    Faith & Technology | Lutheran Life Issue 122

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  • Music of the Month: “Partita on Come, Holy Ghost, God and Lord”

    Music of the Month: “Partita on Come, Holy Ghost, God and Lord”

    John Behnke has composed a three-part partita on the hymn tune KOMM, HEILIGER GEIST, HERRE GOTT, a Reformation-era tune that accompanies Martin Luther’s Pentecost hymn “Come, Holy Ghost,...

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  • The Psalms: An Overview

    The Psalms: An Overview

    The Book of Psalms contains songs and prayers for every occasion. In fact, the Psalms collectively cover so much of the faith that they were rightly called a “little Bible” by the Church...

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  • Rule and Responsibility: May 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Rule and Responsibility: May 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    “You have to be in charge, FOREVER!” This was my five-year-old’s response after I had been teasing him that I was going to take a break from being in charge.

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  • Fasting and Feasting on Music

    Fasting and Feasting on Music

    I still remember my first Easter at my current church. In the lead up to that glorious day, we stopped singing the Gloria in Excelsis for Lent. As we drew closer to Good Friday, we...

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  • Repentance and Forgiveness in the Bible

    Repentance and Forgiveness in the Bible

    The Law accuses and shows us our sin, warns us of God’s wrath, and shows we are powerless to save ourselves. Here, Pastor Rigdon shares examples of how God calls His people to...

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