Christian Leadership

Life Month is About You!

Life month is about you! You made in the  image of God. You as a fellow redeemed. You as a part of the mystical body, the Church. You as a chosen person. School leaders are first responders in our schools. School leaders tend to the grief, trauma and crisis of others on a frequent basis…. Read more »

Life in Christ Cares

Life month has other implications for life in Christ. Consider the notion of man as the crown of creation. The crown of creation is humankind and all are made in His image- Christians and non-Christians.  Though damaged through our parents’ sin in the Garden of Eden, the image of God has its influence on the… Read more »

In Christ Demands Speaking for Life

January is Life Month.  Psalm 139:13-16 will be shared multiple times, especially near January 18 when the Right to Life March occurs in Washington DC. The writer of Psalm 139 says, “For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made…. Read more »

Whom Do You Fear?

David writes, “The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” (Psalm 27:1) Whether David wrote this as he first became king or if he wrote this in the close of his days onearth, David provides two major… 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- Community

When I was in fifth grade, it was decided that instead of attending the public middle school, I would attend the local Lutheran School. That one small decision impacted my life greatly. Now I am a Lutheran School teacher, married to a Lutheran School teacher, raising my kids in the Lutheran faith and sending them… 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 »