Lutherans Loving for the Long Haul

May 7, 2018 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

When they happen, climatic disasters dominate the news. Late last year three hurricanes pummeled Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico—leaving the regions in complete chaos. For Texas and Puerto Rico, it will take years to recover. Yet media coverage on hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria lasted less than two months. However, LCMS Disaster Response has had […]

 

A Dignified Dinner for Those Who Need It Most...

May 4, 2018 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

Editor’s Note: To celebrate the announcement of the 2018 Kaleidoscope Fund grant recipients, we are sharing the 2017 recipient’s stories over the next two months. See all 2017 stories here as they are published. -LCEF Editorial Team For a large community dinner like the one Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., puts on every Thursday, you would […]

 

Nebraska District Invests Heavily in Healthy ...

April 27, 2018 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

Editor’s Note: To celebrate the opening of the 2018 Kaleidoscope Fund grant proposal process, we are sharing the 2017 recipient’s stories over the next two months. See all 2017 stories here as they are published. -LCEF Editorial Team Since the first century, the mission of the Church has been simple: tell people about Jesus and His love for […]

 

How One District Is Helping Church Workers Be...

April 20, 2018 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

The stress and burden of pastoring a church are enormous. You have to balance work and family life and the demands each makes while taking care of yourself. These demands can be amplified when you are working in a foreign environment—the kind of situation a church worker from the Midwest might find themselves in with […]

 

Changing the Community One House at a Time

April 13, 2018 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

Editor’s Note: To celebrate the announcement of the 2018 Kaleidoscope Fund grant recipients, we are sharing the 2017 recipient’s stories over the next two months. See all 2017 stories here as they are published. -LCEF Editorial Team Most people have given up on East St. Louis (ESL). Once a bustling industrial city, the fourth largest in Illinois, ESL is […]

 

Introducing the Amazing Stories of the 2017 K...

April 9, 2018 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

On Monday, April 2, we announced the 2018 Kaleidoscope Fund grant process is now open. We believe this is a perfect opportunity to check back in with the 2017 recipients and look at their stories in full detail. Over the next couple months, we are going to share those stories as a reflection of the […]