How Much Debt is Safe?

April 4, 2017 | Posted by Art Scherer

How much debt is safe for a congregation? Are there alternatives to borrowing? Should we have a campaign to reduce our debt? These are just some of the questions congregations ask as they consider taking on or reducing debt. Both the Bible and sound financial practice caution against abuse and misuse of debt, but there […]


Church Anchors ‘Melting Pot’ Ministry on ...

November 29, 2016 | Posted by LCEF

Families who send their children to Trinity Lutheran School in Wahiawa on Oahu reflect the mix of people who call this most densely populated of the Hawaiian Islands home – natives born and raised here, newcomers from other countries and people serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. “We’re truly a melting pot right in the middle of […]


Who Are We?

August 25, 2015 | Posted by Dominic Rivkin

Who am I? I don’t believe it’s a stretch to say that every human being has asked this classic, existential question and sought the answer in their own way. Rene Descartes asked, and his answer was “Cogito ergo sum” – I think, therefore I am – which placed his identity into the confines of his mind. […]