Monthly Archives : January 2004

Devotion: We Are New

Devotion: We Are New

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Parenting Point: Value and Joy of Family Service

Parenting Point: Value and Joy of Family Service

This Parenting Point by Mary Halberg discusses the value of service and how families might deliberately serve together and thus come much closer to one another in Christ. Continue reading

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Adopted Hearts

Adopted Hearts

Families today come in many different shapes and sizes, from a single parent raising her children alone to grandparents, parents, children, and more living together under one roof. In this article, Jodi Kratzer, a senior at Lutheran High North, St. Louis, reminds us that the way a family looks doesn’t matter, as long has God is at it’s heart. Continue reading

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Doves and Pigeons

Doves and Pigeons

Michelle Sperberg passed to eternal life with Jesus during the night of November 9, 2003 at the age of 17. Michelle battled cancer for three years. Her faith was an example to her friends and family and she was ready to pass into Jesus’ arms. When Michelle wrote the following devotion, published in Stand Your Ground Continue reading

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Congregations Reaching Out

Congregations Reaching Out

When the opportunity to reach out as a church to your community comes knocking you can eagerly say, “Sure!” This article offers some proof of how doing so can be an enormous blessing. Continue reading

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FOCUS Part 1: The Foundation for Teaching Servanthood

In teaching servanthood, we Focus On Christ’s Unconditional Salvation. Continue reading

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FOCUS Part 2: Service and Fasting

The Christian Church throughout the centuries has encouraged Christ’s people to fast, not as penance for sins–as many think–but to gain greater spiritual discipline and to grow in relationship with the Lord. Continue reading

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Yabbadabbadoo!

When serving as a full-time church worker, it is tough to balance time to family and time to church. Where should your priorities lie? Rev. Jeff Kunze offers some perspective in this article. Continue reading

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One Family Matter that Really Matters

One Family Matter that Really Matters

The time you spend with your children is second in importance only to the lessons you teach them of Christ’s love and forgiveness. This article by Rev. Terry Dittmer, originally published in December 2003, offers encouragement to all Christians seeking to give their loved ones that “perfect gift” during the holiday season. Continue reading

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Devotion: Happy Family

Devotion: Happy Family

a devotion on Psalm 127:1-3 Continue reading

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