Publications

Encouragement from Pres. Harrison

Need encouragement?  Questioning the value of what you do in these challenging times?  Take four minutes to listen to President Harrison’s appreciation for your efforts in the ministry of Lutheran education! https://blogs.lcms.org/2020/life-together-with-president-harrison-september-2020/

A Clear Parable

“Hear another parable. There was a master of a house who planted a vineyard…” (Matthew 21:33)                                                                         More often than not the parables of Jesus require significant wrestling to grasp and apply.  Clearly this Sunday’s parable of the wicked vineyard tenants is not such a parable.  In fact at the moment this parable proceeded from… Read more »

Katie Retreat – “Waiting” – February 13, 2021

Registration Deadline: January 31, 2021 The Indiana District Katie Retreat is designed to be a time of spiritual and emotional growth, renewal, relaxation, rest, and relationship development for those who are or have been the wife of a pastor. This important event will look a little different this year due to the pandemic, but it… Read more »

COVID SURVEY for LCMS Schools

      Grace and Peace to you in Christ Jesus, As an LCMS School, you are part of a group of educators with a tremendous reputation for providing students with exceptional care and education while also being driven by a commitment to the Gospel. While these past several months have challenged schools in new… Read more »

Christ’s Authority

“By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?” (Matthew 21:23)                                                                         The priests had been authorized by God to lead and direct the matters of the Jewish temple.  The elders of the Jews were regarded as the authorized leaders of the Jewish community.  These two groups, which clearly had… Read more »

INPEA Back-To-School Principals Webinar

Hello Principals, We’re wrapping up our back-to-school principals meetings for the summer and we knew you wouldn’t want to miss out! A few of our jurisdictions didn’t host in-person meetings this summer due to COVID, and some of our independent schools don’t always get to participate in our back-to-school meetings. So, we’re bringing you together for a… Read more »

Education Calls and Vacancies 9-15-2020

Calls Issued St. Peter’s Lutheran School Brittany Brune – 1st Grade Brett Motter – 3rd Grade (Completed Colloquy)  Accepted Fort Wayne, The Lutheran Schools Partnership Jenna Hicks Seymour, St. John’s Kim Sullivan Fort Wayne, Concordia HS Jennifer Wade, Science Seymour, St. John-Sauers Kimberly Sullivan (Installation Oct 25) Fort Wayne, Emmaus Faith Korte, 4th Grade  Vacancies… Read more »

Grace Doesn’t Seem Right

Now when those hired first came, they thought they would receive more, but each of them also received a denarius.  (Matthew 20:10) We rightly expect to be paid or rewarded for what we do.  Even Scripture says that the laborer is worthy of his wages (1 Tim 5:18). However God’s gracious gifts are in no way a reward… Read more »

Jubilee in the City

You are invited to join with Shepherd of the City, Fort Wayne, in celebrating their 50th anniversary on October 4.   The celebration, themed Jubilee in the City, begins at their 9:30 worship service and continues with a 4:00 hymn fest.  This year also marks the 13th year for the hymn fest.  Kantor Matthew Machemer, Associate… Read more »