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  • Finding Hope in the Messy Middle of Life

    Finding Hope in the Messy Middle of Life

    This time last year, I had a notebook full of unruly notes and an awareness that the messes all around me weren’t all there is to life. I had zero idea on how to form my unruly notebook...

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  • A Last Lesson of a School Year: the Aroma of Pizza

    A Last Lesson of a School Year: the Aroma of Pizza

    We are finally at the time of year where summer is sitting on the edge of the bed, waiting to hop off and come back into our lives for a well-timed visit. In Lutheran schools...

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  • The Covenant in Deuteronomy

    The Covenant in Deuteronomy

    In the Book of Deuteronomy, Moses preaches a series of sermons or discourses to the Israelites as they prepare to cross the Jordan River and enter the Promised Lane. Although each of...

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  • Jonathan and Christa Petzold on Male & Female: Embracing Your Role in God’s Design2:26

    Jonathan and Christa Petzold on Male & Female: Embracing Your Role in God’s Design

    The Bible says that God creates men and women in His own image—in His unique design! Have you ever wondered what this means for your life as a man or woman in Christ? Join the Petzolds as they help Ch

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  • Christina Hergenrader on Inspired by the Holy Spirit: Four Habits for Faithful Living2:49

    Christina Hergenrader on Inspired by the Holy Spirit: Four Habits for Faithful Living

    Discover the habits that create an inspired life in this new study by Christina Hergenrader. In four weeks, you'll learn about the four key habits to living in a way that's connected with God and one

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  • A Little Grace Goes a Long Way

    A Little Grace Goes a Long Way

    This blog post is adapted from Inspired by the Holy Spirit: Four Habits for Faithful Living by Christina Hergenrader.  For the past few years, a popular T-shirt slogan has been,...

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  • Six Tips for Summer Communication at Church

    Six Tips for Summer Communication at Church

    Communicating as a church throughout the summer has its challenges. With nice weather and time off from school, many families take vacations. In some areas, it’s common to head to the...

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  • What is God Calling Me to Do?

    What is God Calling Me to Do?

    This is an adapted excerpt from Walking Together: Simple Steps for Discipleship by Ted Doering.  What is God saying? This is a question about knowledge. What is God calling me to do?...

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  • Teaching Jesus in the Old Testament: Leviticus 16

    Teaching Jesus in the Old Testament: Leviticus 16

    Jesus was cast out that sinners would be welcomed in. After illness and death, perhaps the greatest COVID-related challenge is isolation. People living normally social lives have...

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  • Freedom from Sin in Zechariah 9

    Freedom from Sin in Zechariah 9

    This blog post is excerpted from Concordia Commentary: Zechariah.  Zechariah 9:12 begins with a command for the exiles to “return” to the stronghold of Zion (cf. 2:10–11 [ET...

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  • Music of the Month: Light Divine: Three Pentecost Hymn Settings for Organ

    Music of the Month: Light Divine: Three Pentecost Hymn Settings for Organ

    This year, the Church celebrates the Day of Pentecost on May 23, marking the end of the season of Easter. The word “Pentecost” literally means “fifty,” as it falls fifty days after...

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  • Christ-Centered Gifts for New Beginnings

    Christ-Centered Gifts for New Beginnings

    Spring has finally arrived! That means warm days reading outside and bombarding my friends with book suggestions and bookish gifts. In my bookworm opinion, there’s nothing better than...

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  • May 2021 Everyday Faith Calendar

    May 2021 Everyday Faith Calendar

    I will be what one Christian author and speaker would call a pioneer parent. Pioneer parents are mothers and fathers who did not have the examples of Christian parents to follow in...

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  • Abiding in God's Word

    Abiding in God's Word

    Life can get complicated. We know the drill. There are deadlines to keep, bills to pay, places to go, chores to do. Then something breaks down. Where does the money come from? How will...

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  • 2021 Music Catalog

    2021 Music Catalog

    The 2021 Music Catalog offers a preview of brand new music for choir, organ, piano, and handbells to use throughout the Church Year.

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  • The Power of Letters for Pastoral Care

    The Power of Letters for Pastoral Care

    The Epistle readings through much of the Easter season in the Three-Year Lectionary for Year B are from 1 John, a timeless letter of great encouragement for God’s children to love each...

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  • Teaching Psalms to Students

    Teaching Psalms to Students

    Every Maundy Thursday evening during the stripping of the altar, the choir at my church sings a version of Psalm 22, the Psalm that begins “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”...

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  • Why Christians Need Fellowship

    Why Christians Need Fellowship

    Many of us—especially those of us up here in Minnesota—feel the drain the cold, long, and dark winter months have on our bodies and minds. We lack the vitamin D and the warmth the sun...

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  • Cultivate Virtual Connections Among Church Members

    Cultivate Virtual Connections Among Church Members

    Videoconferencing is a great tool for connecting with far-away friends and family. Initially prompted by a desire for connection and social interaction in the midst of a pandemic, many...

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  • Sharing God’s Great Family Ministry Work with Pastor Timothy Roth55:59

    Sharing God’s Great Family Ministry Work with Pastor Timothy Roth

    Working with youth and encouraging them to grow up in the faith is an important part of the Church. Walking alongside families, no matter how old or young, and ensuring that they have the resources to

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