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Ministry in Context

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It is with great joy and anticipation that we welcome David Scherer as the new Christian Public Leader

Director's Word: Maya Angelou, 1928 - 2014

This month, I'd like to simply pay tribute to a great American whose death we are even now mourning. Please

Director's Word: Being Light of the World

It is not that hard, after all, to know what God is doing in the world. God is loving it. And all I have

Director's Word: On Mission

On the church’s to-do list, mission is often the focus of one committee, a pull-down tab on the

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In January's column, I wrote about how the story of Jesus’ incarnation shared in the Christmas Eve

Director's Word: Getting Involved in What God is Doing

Chris ScharenI had a revelation Christmas Eve. Yes, yes, I know. Jesus was born in Bethlehem. It's not that. It was

Director's Word: O Come, O Come Emmanuel

A Family Practice

Our family is a “sit at the table together” family. As Lutheran Christians,

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Not Quite a Pastor

A number of conversations--both with interns finishing and beginning their experience--pushed

Director's Word

I've been praying for and thinking about the many new students headed out into various ministry contexts.