FLAME Develops Future Leaders for the Lutheran Schools

FLAME inspires leaders in the Lutheran schools during a three-day conference focused on leadership development, spiritual inspiration, and administrative insight. “Good schools need good principals. The need is not only for K-12 schools, but in early childhood centers as well.” said Kevin Brockberg, executive director of Christian education. Surveys are sent to principals in the… Read more »

Free LCMS Holy Week & Easter Media Kit

LCMS Communications has created a free, downloadable congregational media kit to assist churches in reaching out to their communities during Holy Week and Easter. The kit, which features the message that “God gives us a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus,” is designed to allow each parish to add its own information and details… Read more »


The Second Sunday in Lent, March 8, 2020 (John 3:1-17 ) For many Christians John 3:16 is their “go-to” verse:  For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.  This is truly a spectacular verse with tremendous meaning both personally… Read more »

Aaron Nielsen Joins the Indiana District

The Indiana District is pleased to welcome Aaron Nielsen as the administrative assistant to the education executive. He is stepping into the role formerly held by Amy Mews who retired at the end of last year. Collaborating with Dr. Kevin Brockberg, executive counselor for Christian education, Aaron’s responsibilities include resourcing and assisting congregations and schools… Read more »

Lisa Slack Joins the District Office

This fall, Lisa Slack joined the staff of the Indiana District and is training under Jan Koenig. Jan currently serves as the assistant to the Indiana District president. Lisa will be working alongside Jan in preparing for conventions, pastor’s conferences, scheduling, and assisting individual church needs. Upon Jan’s retirement in 2021, Lisa will transition into… Read more »

A Mission of Humility

The First Sunday in Lent, March 1, 2020 (Matthew 4:1-11) The author of the epistle to the Hebrews informs us, He was tempted in all things as we are, and yet was without sin (Heb. 4:14). Though such temptations happened throughout Jesus’ life, they were especially apparent at the beginning of His ministry and at… Read more »

Who Me? Yes Me! FLAME into Action….

Who Me? If you respond in this way when your principal asks you to consider a future in school administration, FLAME is designed especially for you! Yes, Me! If you aspire to be an administrator in Lutheran schools, FLAME is also designed for you!   FLAME Leaders in seven Midwest Districts of the LCMS know… Read more »

Amanda Graham named 2020 LEA Distinguished Lutheran Elementary Teacher

Amanda Graham was selected to receive Lutheran Education Association’s 2020 Distinguished Lutheran Elementary Teacher Award. Ms. Graham teaches fourth grade at Central Lutheran School in New Haven, Indiana. Amanda earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and is working on a degree as a reading specialist, both from Ball State University. She also completed the… Read more »

Roy Stuckwisch named 2020 LEA Distinguished Lutheran Early Childhood Administrator

Roy Stuckwisch was selected to receive Lutheran Education Association’s 2020 Distinguished Lutheran Early Childhood Administrator Award. Lutheran Education Association is a professional association for educators in Lutheran schools. Mr. Stuckwisch is the early childhood education administrator at Zion Lutheran School Early Childhood Center in Seymour, Indiana. Among his many administrative responsibilities are program development and… Read more »