The “Big Easy” Welcomes Our Youth!

The “Big Easy” (New Orleans) is always hot but welcoming! The lively youth of the LCMS were not deterred by the heat as they met under the theme, “In Christ Alone”! This last big LCMS event of the summer is always a high point for our young people. The 16-20 of July were days filled… Read more »

Heading back home!

Our convention concludes tomorrow and everyone will be headed home! All the displays have been removed, the “Yeas” and “Nays” have all been recorded, most people are tired and ready to be back home. The proceedings of this convention have been recorded and will be printed and sent out. As we arrive back home we… Read more »

Lutheran Federal Credit Union Ready to Serve

This week, we received the following leadership letter from our friends at the Lutheran Federal Credit Union. They are ready to serve your family, church, and business. Open and Ready to Serve all Levels of LCMS TO OUR DISTRICT LEADERS: After a soft opening in 2015, Lutheran Federal Credit Union opened to all eligible members… Read more »

Independence Day Weekend!

The Fourth of July falls on Monday this year!  Hopefully that means you and your family may have a little longer weekend to enjoy!   Is this your vacation week?  If it is, you may take a little trip – visit some family or just enjoy “Americana” in your neighborhood or town!  We will always have… Read more »

New Overtime Regulations

The U.S. Department of Labor recently released its update on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations. You have most likely heard something about this and the questions related to it. Based on the information received, our understanding is as follows: The new rules will be effective December 1, 2016. The update increases the standard… Read more »

Registration Open for Evangelism Conference

“Confessing Christ in a Contrary Culture” is the theme of the evangelism conference to be held at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Avon on Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10. Rev. Dr. Rast, President from Concordia Seminary, will be the keynote speaker. Rev. Hesham Shehab from Chicago will be one of the plenary speakers… Read more »

How’s Your Summer Going?

For most of us it seems to go quickly!  My prayer is that you find some quiet time, prayer time and family time as the summer moves along!  With the Psalmist we say, “I will ponder all your work, and meditate on your mighty deeds”. Psa_77:12  I have had a “Fitbit” since Christmas and I… Read more »

The Challenging Legal Landscape for LCMS Schools

Last week LCMS School Ministry posted an event on KFUO related to legal issues facing our Lutheran schools.  The interview, “The Challenging Legal Landscape for LCMS Schools”, touched on many different discussions and their implications for Lutheran education.  While some of you tuned in for the event itself, there were many more who were unable to… Read more »


Being a husband, father and grandfather is preceded by being a son.  Dad’s always hope that their parenting  leaves at least a little something to be emulated by the next generation!  Christian fathers are committed to this kind of parenting as they mark children as a gracious gift from God! “Grandchildren are the crown of… Read more »


It is a great comfort to know and trust that God is in charge and that even the “gates of hell will not prevail against the church.”!   Yet, the Bride of Christ is challenged and bruised in many ways in this world!  On those days when we feel like we are “under attack” we are… Read more »