Great Advice from Ben Franklin on Preparing a...

June 13, 2017 | Posted by LCEF

During your lifetime, you may work 40 years to accumulate assets and spend 10 to 20 years conserving that accumulation. Through good planning, another wonderful chapter in the book of your life can be completed. A proper estate plan will help give you peace of mind as you provide for those you love and protect both […]

 

Laborers For Christ Help Lutheran Camp Celebr...

June 6, 2017 | Posted by LCEF

Tucked away in the rolling hills of Central Missouri sits a quaint Lutheran camp known as Trinity. The camp was established in 1973, and what started off as a “few acres to camp with the kids” is now 235 acres. Camp Trinity sports a community center (pictured above); a family cabin that sleeps 12; Maier […]

 

Recognizing the Sacrifice and Service of Chap...

June 5, 2017 | Posted by LCEF

“Our wives feel left behind and forgotten,” wrote Chaplain Scott L. Shields. A sentiment shared by dozens of other chaplains who each year travel to the annual Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) Chaplain Conferences, one held on the West Coast, the other on the East. Each year the Department of Defense (DOD) requires each denomination to […]

 

Inside Look at the Life of LCEF Employee Joe ...

May 30, 2017 | Posted by LCEF

Welcome to another addition of “Inside the Life of an LCEF Employee.” Our goal is to introduce you to the funny, kind, generous, helpful and loyal people who roam our halls. And this month, once again, we don’t disappoint. Name Joe Statum What do you do at LCEF? Deposit Operations – Project Coordinator in the […]

 

How to Finally Stop Over-Spending on Vacation...

May 24, 2017 | Posted by Emily Briggs

For me, vacations are the financial equivalent of a gasoline fire starting in my piggy bank. Now, since summer is almost here I am yet again faced with vacation season. This year, though, I have decided to stop spending so much money on vacation. I still want the same experience, but without the same price […]

 

Caring for the Needs of the Embattled Church ...

May 19, 2017 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

“Who is a bigger enemy to the devil than the preacher of the Word and Sacrament?” asks Rev. Dr. Carlos Hernandez, Director, Church and Community Engagement in the LCMS Office of National Mission. “So one way to bring preachers down is to mess with their livelihood.” Dr. Hernandez runs the Soldiers of the Cross (SOTC), […]