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The Climactic Third Day, Predicted?

In describing the resurrection of our Lord the Apostle Paul was inspired to write:…he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures ( 1 Cor. 15:4b).   Obviously there must be some place in the Old Testament where Christ’s resurrection on the third day is predicted.  Not only does Paul mention this third… Read more »

Calls and Vacancies – Updated April 17, 2019

Vacancy Information This is the latest information available regarding calls and vacancies within the Indiana District congregations.  Please do remember that this information is for your prayers.  Please do NOT contact these congregations about getting a call or offering to be called. CONGREGATIONS CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL CROSS PLAINS, St. Paul – DANVILLE,… Read more »

LLL Event May 4th – Mayfest in Knox, Indiana

On Sat. May 4th from 2 to 5 pm on the grounds at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1600 S Heaton St, (US Hwy 35), Knox, IN, Indiana Zone 6 of the Lutheran Laymen’s League is sponsoring an afternoon of activities called Mayfest. There will be games, music, a puppet show, food and craft booths from… Read more »

Registration is Open for 2019 Church Interpreter Training (ASL)

Registration is now open for the 2019 Church Interpreter Training Institute! CITI is a distinctive program, teaching students to interpret the Word of God into sign language accurately, which is God’s means of life and salvation for His people. This year’s program, June 13–16, 2019, will once again take place on the beautiful campus of… Read more »

Call Day 2019 Schedule

“And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of… Read more »

The Lowly Donkey

As I was privileged to teach in Ethiopia I observed the numerous and common beasts of burden, the donkeys.  The Lord of the universe rode such a beast of burden into Jerusalem on that Sunday before His crucifixion. Zechariah, often called the prophet of Holy Week, was inspired to predict:  Behold, your king is coming… Read more »

Seeking Administrative Assistant for the District Office

District President Administrative Assistant Job Description: The Indiana District is searching for an administrative assistant to the District President. After 40 years of faithful and dedicated service, Jan Koenig plans to retire in December of 2021, after providing training and transition assistance to her successor. The District President will also assist in this training. The… Read more »

2019 Pastor and Deaconess Anniversaries

Good morning Please review the this list of anniversaries we will be recognizing at the annual Fall Pastors Conference scheduled for Oct. 21-22 to be held at the Embassy Suites in Noblesville.  If there are omissions please let Jan Koenig know so we can correct our records. Click here for the list.    

Calls and Vacancies – Updated April 10, 2019

Vacancy Information This is the latest information available regarding calls and vacancies within the Indiana District congregations.  Please do remember that this information is for your prayers.  Please do NOT contact these congregations about getting a call or offering to be called. CONGREGATIONS CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL CROSS PLAINS, St. Paul – DANVILLE,… Read more »

Rejection Became Salvation

God is able to take that which is horrible and turn it into something spectacularly good!  Yes, in our own lives He performs this wonder, taking that which is horrible and working it for good, often for the good of others.  He demonstrates this miraculous reversal in His eternal Son.  The heavenly Father takes the… Read more »