Celebrating Family

January 30, 2014 | Posted by Kevin Creutz

Kevin Creutz is principal of Central Lutheran School in New Haven, IN.  Here he shares with LCEF blog readers about leadership in education: Ask an adult what his or her favorite memory is from elementary school. What kind of responses do you think you will receive? Will the favorite memory include a test, homework assignment, worksheet, or […]

 

Preach it at Starbucks

January 20, 2014 | Posted by Ken Chitwood

The other day I was at a pastors’ luncheon, and the speaker was passionately sharing about how to  preach and be better cultural exegetes with our preaching. It was good stuff. He said, “Sometimes I write my sermons at Starbucks and as I write, I wonder what it would sound like to the young woman […]

 

Eat That Frog! : Setting Priorities for the N...

January 9, 2014 | Posted by Art Scherer

The beginning of a new year is always a time for setting priorities and reviewing our stewardship of time. This would be a great time to make a list of those things you want to accomplish in the year ahead. It could be things like visiting every home in the congregation, spending more time with […]

 

Throw Away Your Resolutions

January 2, 2014 | Posted by Tom Eggebrecht

It’s January 2. Throw away those resolutions you made yesterday. You know you’re not going to keep them all the way through December 31 anyway. Resolutions tend to be self-focused things like losing weight, getting a new job, personal finances, or a new exercise regimen. These are all well and good, but let’s make this year […]