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Lutheran Teachers are a Blessing

What a blessing you are to God’s church and the Indiana District: Greetings to you each of you in the name of Jesus, our Risen Lord and Savior!  God’s great peace through His Son is yours today. We (Amy and I) celebrate with you as you begin to close out another academic year.  Lutheran schools… Read more »

Lutheran Teachers are a Blessing

What a blessing you are to God’s church and the Indiana District: Greetings to you each of you in the name of Jesus, our Risen Lord and Savior!  God’s great peace through His Son is yours today. We (Amy and I) celebrate with you as you begin to close out another academic year.  Lutheran schools… Read more »

Hearts for Jesus

A Valentine’s Day Legacy Continues in Lutheran Schools In schools across the country, Valentine’s Day is little more than a chance for kids to exchange cards and eat candy hearts. But in some Lutheran schools, the day has taken on a new purpose: a chance to give generously to a worthy ministry project through a… Read more »

Fire Up Your Spark for Teaching and Leading!

January through March are great months to educate young adults and children.  The next three months bring lesser disruptions and distractions into our classrooms.  Teachers and students alike rev up and settle in because the winter months are great time-on-task, time-to-teach months. Yet, the months of winter bring shorter days and longer periods without sun. … Read more »

Celebrate Lutheran Schools!

Lutheran schools are the second-greatest investment that we have for passing on the Christian faith to our children and young adults. LCMS churches are our first investment for helping us accomplish this task for children, young adults and adults. The teaching of the Christian faith—Christian pedagogy— separates our Christian classrooms from other private and public… Read more »

DCEs: Register now and save!

You are cordially invited to the Tri-District DCEs & DFLMs Conference in February at Maumee Bay Lodge & Conference Center near Toledo, hosted by the Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio Districts of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Mark your calendar for February 26-28, 2018 and plan to attend this exciting conference with your fellow DCEs & DFLMs from the Great Lakes region. Together, we… Read more »

Rooted in Jesus

“He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit, whom he poured out on us generously through Jesus Christ our Savior” (Titus 3:5-6) Larry Bird was an excellent basketball player and overcame many obstacles prior to making it to the National Basketball Association.  He wrote about some of those obstacles… Read more »

Love the Lord

Deuteronomy 6:6-7 – Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. If you are one that has watched some, most, or all of the past few Super Bowls, you must admit that the commercials, as much as the game itself, have provided some entertainment… Read more »

Ascension Lutheran Christian School opens for 2017-18 school year

Lutheran education returns to Gary, Indiana On August 16th, Ascension Lutheran Christian School opened their doors to students for the school’s inaugural day. The new school, located at 1150 W. 49th Ave. in Gary, serves children K–2nd grade with plans to expand grade levels in the future. They held an opening service in the sanctuary,… Read more »

Humble Yourselves under God’s Mighty Hand (1 Peter 5:6)

The game of golf and life in many aspects are similar.  In golf, you can be moving around the course and playing well until you find a hazard or two – sand trap, water, or woods.  What was once the possibility for a relatively good score quickly has changed to a score that is pretty… Read more »