Transparency and Forgiveness

August 14, 2017 | Posted by Ken Chitwood

It’s a slow creep. Maybe it starts with a simple deception, just keeping a simple offense secret. Then, it was the lust you kept locked behind closed doors and passwords. Then, it was the jealousy that boiled within you as you saw the success of your co-laborers. Suddenly, your life is a tangled mess of […]


How to Share Jesus’ Love without Alienating...

August 10, 2017 | Posted by Ashley Davis

Sometimes, reaching out to people different than you can be hard. Trying to acknowledge and respect differences while still conveying the message of God’s love can be extremely difficult. But, with some work, these differences can be respected and God’s message can still be shared. The most important thing is to be sure that you […]


Why Every Teen Needs Strong Christian Friends...

July 27, 2017 | Posted by Emily Briggs

It is no secret that life can be difficult. It can be hard to get up in the morning. It can be hard to make friends. It can be hard to stay strong in your faith. How can anyone be expected to make it through life alone? According to the Bible, we’re not. God wants […]


3 Ways Failed Jobs Can Lead to Success

July 24, 2017 | Posted by Ashley Davis

No one likes being a failure, but sometimes it’s not a waste to have a bad job experience. The following are some ways that failing at a job could be a good thing. 1. Shows you what you weren’t meant to do Many people search for the perfect job. They base all of their studies […]


Reverend Bart Day Accepts Position as LCEF Pr...

July 18, 2017 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

Reverend Bart Day, Executive Director of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s (LCMS) Office of National Mission, has accepted the call to become the next President and CEO of Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF). Following much prayer and diligence, the LCEF Board of Directors extended the call to Reverend Day on July 14. He succeeds Rich Robertson, […]


Helping Pennsylvania Church Do More Than We C...

July 11, 2017 | Posted by Joe Russo

The moving crew has arrived. The hustle and bustle of boxing up the house where his kids grew up is in full swing. No doubt about it, Ray Jobst is in for an exhausting day, preparing to leave Macungie, Pennsylvania – his family’s home for 16 years – for a new job in the Midwest. […]