Christian Leadership

Providing The Seed & Water of Faith part I

Our schools have changed. Old assumptions about Lutheran schools can’t be assumed any longer. Financial and philosophical support of a church towards its school is not a given. Some seasoned Lutheran teachers don’t share enthusiasm for the call of teacher, even discouraging students and their own family from going into professional church work. Schools have… Read more »

Alicia Levitt joins The Lutheran Schools Partnership

The Lutheran Schools Partnership (TLSP) is pleased to share that Alicia Levitt has accepted the call to serve as its Academic Excellence Coordinator effective July 1. Levitt will be leaving her call as Assistant Principal of Emmanuel-St Michael Lutheran School, Fort Wayne to join the collaborative efforts of TLSP. The TLSP opening occurred as Cindy… Read more »

One Thing’s Needful

Unique dress days. Coin wars to support mission projects. Worshiping together.  Special lunch menus. Field trips. Those are some of the things we usually think of when celebrating National Lutheran Schools Week and all of these things, plus a whole lot more, were present during last week’s NLSW festivities.  This past week, many also took… Read more »

Farewell, Cindy McKinney

“This is my last newsletter for TLSP.  It has been such a pleasure and honor to serve our Lutheran schools.  I am thankful to Mark (Mark Muehl) and Jon (Jon Dize) for making the working environment so fun, yet productive.  I admire our principals who are asked to do so much with few resources.  And… Read more »

Thankful for our Stewardship Award Nominees

For the past 11 years, the Foellinger Foundation in Fort Wayne has encouraged nonprofits in Allen County to nominate an outstanding board member for an annual Stewardship Award. Nominations recognize local board members who exemplify the highest standards of board service and stewardship, as identified below by these Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards: Determine… Read more »

Thanksgiving: It’s About Humility

Thanksgiving. Life of generosity. Blessed. Thanksgiving too often bring mandates. While the Church leads us to Jesus who healed  the lepers (and only one returned to thank Jesus) who were given new life, many will spend time giving exhortations to give thanks, appreciate family and appreciate our abundance. I guess I’m going to do the… Read more »

School Shepherd Award Nominations

National Lutheran School Accreditation (NLSA) encourages and recognizes Lutheran schools that provide quality Christian education and engage in continuous improvement. NLSA facilitates Lutheran schools in evaluating their academic quality and the spiritual dimension of the school. Academic quality is determined by the school doing a rigorous self-study in which the school measures itself against nearly… Read more »