Take Back The Sabbath

Over thirty years ago the Churches were attended by 26% Christians at any given Sunday. Today Barna states that number has dropped to 17.5% on any given Sunday. A few years ago the United States was declared the fourth largest mission field.  Wake up America! We need to stop this decline in order to avoid following the European Nations decline of 3-5% of Churches occupied on any given Sunday.

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Lutheran Church of South Sudan's Emergency Plan for Equipping Faithful Leaders

I ask that you focus your attention on the immediate short term appeal from Pastor Jordon Long, President of the Lutheran Church of South Sudan (LCSS).  The LCSS is a new church with no walls.  Most of its members worship in tents, huts, or open spaces. and they have no educational materials written in their indigenous languages.  On March 14, Pastor Jordon was able to communicate with Eric Swensson and update the ... [...]

Can We Really Feed 400,000 People?

One of LCMC's goals for 2014 is to help fight hunger in the U.S. and abroad by preparing 400,000 meals together with Meals from the Heartland this fall.  As an association made up of over 800 congregations worldwide, this is something that we can accomplish, but only if we work together!    To make our service project happen, we are going to need two things: volunteers and supplies.  We will be packaging the meals ... [...]

Congregations Make Historical Palm Sunday March

The historic and ironically named St. Paul’s Lutheran of Minneapolis drew police and media attention this past Palm Sunday; fortunately the four congregations that share the 19th and Portland Avenue landmark church planned it that way. The cause? It’s a long story, but it’s worth the time to tell. In this case it’s best not to start from the beginning… of the church that is. In 1964, or 50 years ago ... [...]

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