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Why Use the Guided by Truth Enduring Faith Confirmation Journal
Pastor Lee Hopf shares why the Guided by Truth: Enduring Faith Confirmation Journal is unique compared to other confirmation formats. Learn how the journal can help your confirmation students go deepe
How to Use Guided by Truth: Enduring Faith Confirmation Journal
Pastor Lee Hopf shares how the Guided by Truth: Enduring Faith Confirmation Journal can help you as a leader and your confirmation students. The journal gives your students that chance to move at thei
Overview of the Books of Moses
This blog post is adapted from the Lutheran Bible Companion. The Hebrew name for the Books of Moses is “Torah.” (The Greek title is “Pentateuch”). The conventional translation of “Torah”...
Introducing The Lutheran Reader's Bible
Intentionally grow your reading habit in the Word of the Lord. The Lutheran Reader's Bible features single column text to help you focus on reading Scripture. This ESV Bible includes chapter introduct
What Every Young Person Struggling with Grief & Anxiety NEEDS to Hear
Author Michael W. Newman shares biblically based encouragement for youth who are struggling with grief, anxiety, and suffering. He shares encouragement and how to navigate grief in his book Getting Th
The Doxology in Worship
When you hear the word doxology, what comes to your mind? For many, it’s a familiar tune and the words:
The Story that Inspired “Come, Holy Ghost, God and Lord”
Pentecost hymns have been passed down for generations. Many of them have intricate and interesting histories to them, including that of “Come, Holy Ghost, God and Lord” found in Lutheran...
Faithful in Prayer: June 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar
There’s a joke in my family that my older sister was baptized in the kitchen sink by my maternal grandmother. I have no idea whether the tale is tall or true, but I can imagine it might...
Jonah: An Overview
The Book of Jonah applies the theme of repentance both to the prophet and to the people of Nineveh. The events related in the book explore the nature of God’s mercy and patience as well as...
Top Questions about the Book of Revelation
Learn more about the book of Revelation with these free Bible study questions for guided Bible reading: https://blog.cph.org/read/everyday-faith/books-bible-study-questions-revelation #shorts #revela
Advice on Church Music Composition from John A. Behnke
Dr. John A. Behnke is a frequent handbell clinician, festival director, and organ recitalist. He enjoys composing and arranging, and he has 450+ handbell, choral, and organ compositions in...
Organizing and Updating Your Church Office
It’s no secret that certain seasons in the Church Year fall into the category of “busy.” But what about when the pace is a little less rushed and your week isn’t filled with multiple...
Teaching Ideas for the Catechism: The Lord’s Prayer, Petitions 1–4
The Lord’s Prayer is the next portion of Luther’s Small Catechism we will be thinking through for ideas on how to teach Law and Gospel.
Music of the Month: Pentecost Mosaics
This is the 11th edition in the popular Mosaics series by Jacob B. Weber. Pentecost Mosaicscontains versatile and festive settings useful for Pentecost and beyond. Highlights include a...
Three Tips to Find Focus in a Distracting Culture
Once, my pastor asked me if I liked his reference to Shakespeare in his sermon. I should have been able to laugh with him and comment that I appreciated the way it connected to the Gospel...
So You Want to Be a Pastor’s Wife? – Part 1
A few months back, I wrote a post about how you can support your pastor’s wife. In it, I mentioned that because the role of the pastor’s wife comes with so many challenging aspects, there...
Digging Deeper into Scripture: John 14:1–14
Having just passed my fiftieth birthday, I am well into adulthood. I noticed several years ago that I not only look but also behave like my father. My hands are an excellent example. The...
Top Questions about the Book of 1 Peter
1 Peter is packed full of applicable and practical advice for Christians today. Want to learn more? Download our free Books of the Bible Study Questions: https://blog.cph.org/read/bible-study-questio
2023 New Music Catalog
An Overview of Matins
The Daily Office has given voice to the daily prayer of the faithful in “many and various ways” over the centuries (LSB, p. 238; Hebrews 1:1).