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Shift: Three Big Moves for the 21st Century Church

A Book by Mark Tidsworth   Summary: Through deconstructing the large-scale cultural shifts over the last 50 years, Mark Tidsworth helps make sense of the current cultural context for churches in North America. Then Tidsworth identifies and follows three hopeful shifts … Continued

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Holiday Helpers Kid’s Adventure Saturday and Simple Meal

A service opportunity   Summary: Young parents could use some time during the holidays to prepare for the season. Organize a “Daycare Saturday” where moms and dads drop their kids off in the morning and your mens group looks after … Continued

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Christ in Our Home

A Devotional by Augsburg Fortress     Summary: Christ in Our Home is a quarterly devotional resource that encourages readers to live out their faith daily. Each reflective reading is accompanied by a daily scripture reference and prayer for the day … Continued

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Getting Guys to Join

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By Pastor Jason Adam of Reformation Lutheran Church   Showing Up – What Do You Want From Me? “And let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good deeds, not neglecting to meet together, as is the … Continued

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Paying Attention – Finding God in the Ordinary

A yearlong devotional by Rollie Johnson SUMMARY: Writing from the perspective of a lay pastor at a Lutheran church in North Dakota, Johnson is quite clear about his interests. Hunting, canoe building, and snowshoeing are the types of activities with … Continued

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Bold and Daring In The World

A YouTube Video by Lutheran Men In Mission SUMMARY: Pastor Robert Johnson speaks on being Bold and Daring in the World at the 2017 Bold Gathering in Minneapolis MN. Coming from years of pastoral ministry, Robert’s passion is helping the church … Continued