Christian Leadership

The Power of Relationships

Concordia Lutheran School Emphasizes ‘Relationships Over Rules’ Relationships matter at Concordia Lutheran School. Just ask fourth grade teacher Rich Schwantz. In his 25 years of teaching, he estimates he’s visited the homes of 400 students. “I am super old fashioned. Rich says. “I’m still that guy that gets in the car and visits every home… Read more »

Students Work Together for Kids Love Liberia Project

Lutheran Schools Lend a Hand for Liberian School and Library This month, students at eleven Lutheran schools are making an impact through a service project benefiting a community in Liberia. Through the Kids Love Liberia Lutheran school project, students are preparing a 40-foot shipping container that will be sent to Liberia in May. The container,… Read more »

Welcome to Holy Week

They Wanted the Kingdom Without the Cross Welcome to Holy Week. With the celebration of Palm Sunday, we enter into the holiest of weeks. It’s a week when we often talk about walking the steps of Christ to the cross, remembering his passion, remembering his death. Walk in his steps? The reality? We align better… Read more »

Creating Student Leaders

Leadership Development Impacts Students at St. Peter-Immanuel “When we go places, we get compliments from people because of how well [our students] behave,” says Sarah Weber, teacher at St. Peter-Immanuel Lutheran School. On a recent field trip to the Embassy Theater, students represented their school with pride as middle school students guided younger grades through… Read more »

Zion Lutheran Remembers Reverend Carr

School Shows Support During Cancer Battle Even though it’s Catherine Carr’s second year teaching fifth and sixth grade at Zion Lutheran School, she’s been impacted for a lifetime. That’s because Zion Lutheran Church and School have provided incredible support while her husband, Reverend Timothy Carr, battled stage four cancer. He passed away on December 21,… Read more »

National Lutheran School Week

Many of our schools celebrated Spirit Week last week as they fired up for local tournament action. This week, area Lutheran schools join their brothers and sisters throughout the nation in celebrating National Lutheran School Week (NLSW). Special dress days and pep assemblies are expected parts of these observances. NLSW is a week many Lutheran… Read more »

Be Bold!

Numbers 1-3. Yeah, I’m pulling out the Old Testament for you today–a section that, if you’re like me, you’ve skimmed through (at best) rather than ponder and meditate upon. Humor me. Take a little time with me right now. These chapters share the instructions God gave for the Israelites in pitching their tents around the… Read more »