Church Opens Unique Business in Distressed Ba...

November 21, 2017 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

Editor’s Note: To celebrate the announcement of the 2017 Kaleidoscope Fund grant recipients, we are sharing the 2016 recipient’s stories over the next two months. See all 2016 stories here as they are published. -LCEF Editorial Team For years Rev. Martin Schultheis and Emmanuel Lutheran wanted to serve inner-city Baltimore, particularly since the Lutheran Church lacked a […]

 

How One District Plans to Develop Their Leade...

November 16, 2017 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

Editor’s Note: To celebrate the announcement of the 2017 Kaleidoscope Fund grant recipients, we are sharing the 2016 recipient’s stories over the next two months. See all 2016 stories here as they are published. -LCEF Editorial Team Not long after he was elected president of the Florida-Georgia (FL-GA) District in 2009, Rev. Greg Walton started to see […]

 

Inside Look at LCEF Employee Donna Cole

November 15, 2017 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

Our goal is to introduce you to the funny, kind, generous, helpful and loyal people who roam our halls and answer your calls—the kind of people who made LCEF a 2017 Top Workplace in St. Louis! And this month, once again, we don’t disappoint. What do you do at LCEF? I am an Information Representative. […]

 

A Simple Way to Restore Human Dignity

November 13, 2017 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

Editor’s Note: To celebrate the announcement of the 2017 Kaleidoscope Fund grant recipients, we are sharing the 2016 recipient’s stories over the next two months. See all 2016 stories here as they are published. -LCEF Editorial Team At 26.1 miles, Colfax Avenue is the longest road in the United States. It runs east-west through the Aurora-Denver metropolis area […]

 

Cheers to 534 Years: A Tribute to Martin Luth...

November 10, 2017 | Posted by Jeni Miller

It’s always a bit awkward to celebrate someone who truly doesn’t want to be celebrated. Yet, we do it anyway. Martin Luther was one of those don’t-look-at-me types. Like John the Baptist or Saint Paul, he would much rather see the spotlight shining brightly on Christ, while he himself fades into the background. Today, on […]

 

Introducing the Amazing Stories of the 2016 K...

November 9, 2017 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

On Monday, November 6, we announced the 2017 Kaleidoscope Fund grant recipients. Consistent with LCEF’s mission, the committee selected ministry ideas that are related to the expansion, enrichment and energizing of Christ’s Church. The variety of ideas and creativity in the grant applicants was impressive. More importantly, LCEF President and CEO Bart Day said, “Congregations, schools and our workers […]