Mark Muehl

Lutheran Spirit-School Spirit

“We’ve got spirit, yes we do!  We’ve got spirit, how about you?”  That cheer dates me, for sure, but it is still true in our Lutheran Schools.  As I write, Homecoming Week at Concordia Lutheran High School has just ended. Walking the hallways last week, I had a fun challenge trying to figure out what the… Read more »

Lutheran Spirit- Storytelling

Don’t you marvel at a good storyteller? No, not fish stories…although those stories can be entertaining. Storytellers can describe both the details of the event AND bring you to some kind of emotion. It’s a gift to be a storyteller. However, it’s much easier to tell a story when you know the story, when the… Read more »

Lutheran Spirit- Mercy

Stan Hines died tonight. Stan was the husband of first grade teacher Mary Hines of St John-Emmanuel Lutheran School. His health deteriorated rapidly recently and only in the last week had entered hospice care. Stan and Mary have understood (and Mary will experience even more in the days ahead) that Lutheran Spirit is a lot… Read more »

Called and Back to School

“Real. Present. God.” For many of our schools, this is the school theme of the year. Inspired largely from Psalm 46 but influenced by all of the Psalms, we start the year knowing that the God of all Creation loved his creation so much that He chose to live life here among mankind and redeem… Read more »

The IT Girls – Inspiring Girls in Technology

Your senior year is coming up and it’s been a busy year. As a National Honors Society member, you’ve  maintained a 3.98 GPA while being a cheerleader, Koinonia leader, participant in peer ministry, and assist with the school’s tech support (sound booth, tech installations and troubleshooting). Knowing it’s going to be an eventful senior year, what… Read more »

Welcome to a New School Year

The Lutheran Schools Partnership is excited about a new school year and the opportunities that will present themselves. Here is a quick list to share– Lutheran Night at the Tin Caps is Monday, August 6. It should be a fun night of baseball and celebrating all the Lutheran ministries in our community. Support of the… Read more »

The Case for Advancement

Teacher, administrator, bookkeeper, education leader, secretary, counselor, admissions, PR, Athletic director, VBS, Sunday School, youth director, special ed. It’s quite the job description, that of a Lutheran school principal. For most Lutheran schools, the investment in staff is in the classroom while the administration of the schools is on the shoulder of a leader who… Read more »