Monthly Archives : September 2015

Devotion: #100HappyDays

Devotion: #100HappyDays

For the past 100 days, I’ve been participating in a social media challenge by using the hash tag#100HappyDays. During this long-term challenge, it was my goal to post a picture of something that made me happy for 100 straight days….

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You Can’t Pour from an Empty Bucket, Part 4

There are three places God has promised to show up: His Word, His sacraments, His people. These are the places where God has promised to “fill your bucket.” Continue reading

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All Things New: Youth Workers – Teachers or Librarians?

Are parents supporting your work, or are you supporting their work in growing their child’s faith? Continue reading

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Parenting Point: LCMS Church Work Career Options

If God is calling your child to a professional church work career, The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod has a variety of options for both men and women. Continue reading

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You Can’t Pour From an Empty Bucket, Part 3

What does it mean to steward our bodies well? Continue reading

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Word One: Presenting Positive Peer Pressure (Pentecost 18B Gospel)

by Kerry David Reese Download a PDF of the Word One Bible Study for Pentecost 18B Gospel. Text: Mark 9:38-50 for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Lectionary Series B OBJECTIVES Participants will: Discover the importance of cutting themselves off from…

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Word One: Achieving Greatness (Pentecost 17B Gospel)

by Kent Stenzel Download a PDF of the Word One Bible Study for Pentecost 17B Gospel. Text: Mark 9:30-37 for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, Lectionary Series B OBJECTIVES Participants will: Compare the views of success/achievement as they and the…

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You Can’t Pour From an Empty Bucket, Part 2

Your intellectual bucket gets filled up when you’re learning. Your brain is healthiest (and happiest) when it’s being used. Continue reading

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Inside the Teen World: A Generation Born in Fear

Today’s teens are a generation born in fear, and their fear indicates a deep-seated and unconscious distrust of fellow man. Continue reading

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Seasoned Not Stale

As the years fly by, I like to think that I am more like my well seasoned stoneware, which brings more flavor to the food baked in it, and not just stale. Continue reading

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