High School Seniors: Win a $3,000 Scholarship...

February 1, 2018 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

Calling all high school seniors! It’s that time of year again. We are now accepting essays and applications for the 2018 Take Heart Scholarship! To apply, you must be a high school graduating senior and a Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) investor. In addition, you must be accepted by or intend to be enrolled in a vocational […]

 

God Created You

January 10, 2018 | Posted by Karina Rovey

In life, and especially in middle and high school, it’s easy to feel like we’re not enough. Not smart enough, not talented enough, not funny enough and so on. We become fixated on comparison with those around us and how we must be perfect in every field. Though it is true that we are imperfect […]

 

How to Make Your Donations Count

November 8, 2017 | Posted by Ashley Davis

With the holiday season approaching, many charities are becoming more active. So my goal for this season, and for the next couple of years, is to continuously help to improve the lives of others by giving what I can as I grow older and more financially stable. Jesus explains the importance of giving in Matthew […]

 

One Simple Truth: God Brings You Joy

August 23, 2017 | Posted by Ashley Davis

Can you pick out an event in your life that caused you to become completely aware of God’s presence in your life? My sister Katy explains that her mission trip to Honduras had this effect on her. During this trip, a team of people from our church traveled to Honduras and washed children’s feet and […]

 

How to Save a Little Money at Lunch Time (So ...

August 18, 2017 | Posted by Karina Rovey

We all get hungry at school. And unfortunately, at school, we do not have our kitchen cupboards at our disposal. So, anything to curb your hunger you have to bring from home. Or buy. I normally bring my food from home. Occasionally, I’ll end up buying a cafeteria lunch or purchasing a snack from the […]

 

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 […]