A Physical Spirituality

March 14, 2017 | Posted by Ken Chitwood

The other day over dinner a friend of mine turned to me and asked, “Why aren’t Lutherans more physical in our spirituality?” The conversation had turned to the tangible practices of Catholics, Pentecostals, and others that generally engage their body much more in the expression of their faith than Lutherans appear to. And then someone […]


Staff Salaries

March 6, 2015 | Posted by Art Scherer

My blog post on “What to pay your NEW Pastor” prompted a string of responses asking “What about the rest of the staff?” It’s an important question. I still recall a bumper sticker I saw while attending one of our Lutheran educators conferences: “STARVE WITH DIGNITY – BE A LUTHERAN TEACHER” Church staff are often […]


Raising Up Faithful Disciples

January 27, 2014 | Posted by Gregg Pinick

Gregg Pinick serves as the Head of School at Concordia International School Shanghai.  Here he shares with LCEF blog readers about leadership in education: I grew up loving Kansas Jayhawk basketball. They were my team. I listened to every game I could on the radio using a homemade scorebook to keep the stats of my favorite […]