Joyful Response

June 17, 2016 | Posted by LCEF


The Pros and Cons of Electronic Giving

October 15, 2015 | Posted by Art Scherer

I’m old enough to remember the days of a cash-based society when my parents were paid in cash on a weekly basis in their “weekly pay envelope.” My parents and others in their generation did not start out with credit cards or even checking accounts. They had shoeboxes for weekly bills and savings accounts for […]


Florida Neighborhood Church Growing Younger

July 27, 2015 | Posted by LCEF

“Curb appeal” is what real estate agents tell homeowners a house needs to attract prospective buyers. Likewise, Jon Boeche says new construction is helping new people discover Christ the King Lutheran Church in Largo, Florida. “When people see that something new and exciting is going on, they want to be a part of it,” said […]


How Serious Are We?

August 25, 2014 | Posted by John Kieschnick

Early in my ministry I recall a time during the Divine Service when I said to the congregation, “The Lord be with you,” and waited for a joyful response. When they began to drag back very slowly and much too halfheartedly, “And with thy….” I raised my hands and said loudly, “Wait just a minute! […]


Victor W. Bryant: A Tribute to a Model Church...

June 21, 2018 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

In the ‘50s, RCA Victor Corporation began to use an ad campaign with the tagline “Victor, His Master’s Voice.” Nipper, their signature dog, sat listening to a Victrola speaker. Vic Bryant found himself listening for “His Master’s Voice” as well. In 1972, the Lord called him from marketing in the corporate world of Reynolds Aluminum, […]


Ministry StewardAccount

April 9, 2016 | Posted by LCEF