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Campus Clips – May 2018

Posted by on May 21, 2018 in News | Comments Off on Campus Clips – May 2018

Top-10 teacher James Connelly, an industrial technology teacher at Morton West High School in Berwyn, Ill., holds his Award of Excellence. A 2017 graduate of Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill., Connelly was named as one of 10 Illinois “Teacher of the Year” finalists for 2018 in recognition of his “outstanding contributions to Illinois education.” (Janelly Corona) James Connelly, an industrial technology teacher at Morton West High School in Berwyn, Ill., was named as one of 10 Illinois “Teacher of the Year” finalists for 2018 in recognition of his “outstanding contributions to...

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From the Mission Field – May 2018

Posted by on May 21, 2018 in News | Comments Off on From the Mission Field – May 2018

Dominican Republic Attendees at the Heidelberg Symposium, held April 24–26 in Santiago, Dominican Republic, pose for a group photo on the white roof of the Concordia The Reformer Mercy Center and Seminary. The seminary dormitory is pictured in the background. (Jana Inglehart) The leaders of six Lutheran church bodies, three seminaries and five Bible institutes gathered in April with over 40 other theologians and church workers at the Concordia The Reformer Mercy Center and Seminary in Santiago, Dominican Republic, for the first-ever confessional Lutheran theological symposium there. The...

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KFUO Audio: Religious Liberty Executive Order – one year later

Posted by on May 21, 2018 in News | Comments Off on KFUO Audio: Religious Liberty Executive Order – one year later

It has been one year since President Trump’s executive order protecting religious liberty. What has it actually done? What still needs to be accomplished? Free To Be Faithful® moderator Kip Allen and Travis Weber, director of the Family Research Council’s Center for Religious Liberty, discuss the Executive Order Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty and its impact so far. http://archives.kfuo.org/mp3/FTBF/FTBF_May_16_2018.mp3 • Download Audio File | Open Player in New Window About ‘Free to be Faithful’ on Worldwide KFUO Free to be Faithful® is a religious liberty, awareness, and...

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Beware of spiritual Trojan horses

Posted by on May 21, 2018 in News | Comments Off on Beware of spiritual Trojan horses

by Paul Beisel Most people know something of the epic tale about the Trojan Horse. In the mythical tale of the Trojan War, the Trojan horse was the ploy that the Greeks used to sneak into the city of Troy and overtake it. As Christians, we need to beware of spiritual “Trojan horses” and take care not to be like the Trojans, unwittingly bringing the Enemy or his deadly teachings into our midst through seemingly innocent vehicles. One good example of a potential Trojan horse in the Church is inspirational literature. Suppose you are at the bookstore, and you come across a devotional book that...

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Diversity in unity at Pentecost

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in News | Comments Off on Diversity in unity at Pentecost

by David H. Petersen The miracle at Pentecost includes the Holy Spirit causing the Apostles to speak in unlearned languages and causing people from all over the known world to believe and be baptized. This miracle did not reverse the curse of Babel by restoring a single language to humanity, as we might have expected. Rather, the Holy Spirit made what was a curse, a cause for division and confusion, into a blessing. By this act, all human languages were endorsed by God as fit to carry His Word and sing His praise. We see something of this blessing of diversity in unity in St. John’s vision....

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