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Caring, not killing, in a throwaway society

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in News | Comments Off on Caring, not killing, in a throwaway society

by Tom Eggebrecht We live in a throwaway society. Our culture values the latest gadgets, the newest cars and the trendiest fashions. Don’t like your iPhone anymore? Throw away the old one and spend many hundreds of dollars on a new one. No big deal. Your car needs a major repair? No need to take it into the mechanic. Throw it away and go get a new one. Human life? If it’s not convenient for you, just throw it away and get on with your life. The latest statistics we have for abortions in America are from 2014. That year 652,639 legally induced abortions were reported by the Centers for...

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A Pastoral Touch – April 2018 Newsletter

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in News | Comments Off on A Pastoral Touch – April 2018 Newsletter

In the April 2018 issue of A Pastoral Touch, LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry (SPM) shares information about the following important items: The theme of the two 2018 SPM educational events, “SPM in the Midst of Crisis;” SPM podcasts that will soon be posted on the Worldwide KFUO website (kfuo.org); An update on Disaster Response (DR) Chaplains and their work; The latest news in prison ministry; and Updates and overviews of various conferences, activities and resources related to specialized pastoral ministry. Download A Pastoral Touch Visit lcms.org/spm to learn more about Specialized...

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Let Every Tongue Praise the Lord

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in News | Comments Off on Let Every Tongue Praise the Lord

Deaconess Sandra Rhein assists Lutheran church bodies around the world in creating a hymnal of their own. View on Vimeo | Read the Engage article Source: LCMS News

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Helping houses ‘feel like home again’ for Harvey survivors

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in News | Comments Off on Helping houses ‘feel like home again’ for Harvey survivors

Heart for Texas volunteers unload furniture to help a flooded Houston-area homeowner recover from Hurricane Harvey in 2017. Some 100 families are expected to get new and needed furnishings through the latest relief effort by the Tomball-based coalition of Lutheran partners. (Heart for Texas) By Kim Plummer Krull Although a company offered to deliver furniture to families struggling to live in Houston-area homes flooded by last year’s Hurricane Harvey, Luke Jordy is among the Heart for Texas volunteers who insisted on making those deliveries — and making sure he has the opportunity to go...

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Concordia University Texas takes top honors in LCEF competition

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in News | Comments Off on Concordia University Texas takes top honors in LCEF competition

Concordia University Texas seniors (from left) Carrie Brown, Carlos Nunez, Ben Balen and Madeline Guayante compete at LCEF’s seventh annual National Student Marketing Competition, April 13 at Concordia University Chicago. Texas took first place for the third consecutive year. (LCEF/Lee Rohlf) The team from Concordia University Texas, Austin, won Lutheran Church Extension Fund’s (LCEF) seventh annual National Student Marketing Competition, held April 13 at Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill. Seniors Madeline Guayante, Carlos Munoz, Ben Balen and Carrie Brown won over the judges...

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KFUO Audio: Two kingdoms in Washington, D.C.

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in News | Comments Off on KFUO Audio: Two kingdoms in Washington, D.C.

The Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty, joins KFUO Radio host Kip Allen to discuss the center’s role in Washington, D.C. The LCRL speaks for people of faith to those who make our laws and set opinion, and the center focuses on issues relating to life, family and religious liberty. The LCRL faces many challenges, but it also has many opportunities. http://archives.kfuo.org/mp3/FTBF/FTBF_Apr_18_2018.mp3 • Download Audio File | Open Player in New Window About the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty The mission of the Lutheran Center for...

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