MIDLAND – It’s Katrina’s fault. It began twelve years ago with members of Trinity Lutheran Church, Midland, joining other folks to help make sense of the wide path of destruction left by the hurricane. Since 2005, Trinity members have become part of the Trinity Adult Response Mission Team that travels to areas of the country […]
By Sue Sprang SYNOD – The following letter was recently received from Pastor Chris Laughlin – also known as Chaplain or Major Christopher Laughlin. A member of the U.S. Army Reserves, Laughlin is currently serving at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and will complete his one-year tour of duty this spring. He previously served Grace Lutheran […]
By Carol Howard Merritt It’s probably good that most churches aren’t wrapped up on the latest fads. But there are cultural shifts congregations and church leaders need to track and respond to sensibly. Download the full article.
By Thom Rainer My son, Jess Rainer, and I recently spoke in Texas on the topic of the Millennials, America’s largest generation of nearly 79 million persons. Because we co-authored a book entitledThe Millennials, we have had the opportunity to speak on the subject on many occasions. We reminded this audience in Dallas of […]