The inoculating power of VBS

I wondered what about the effect of the week on each child. 

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Sharing a ‘poor-man’s dinner’

Scripture calls us to have the faith to share what we have.

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Helping kids learn stewardship

If you give more than you pledged, do you get a refund?

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Threatened with resurrection

The Youth Gathering’s mission rises up outside a Dairy Queen.

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Candyland and early lessons

A good one is: You aren’t perfect but still are loved by God.

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Nice is not enough – or the point

People aren’t coming to congregations to make new friends.

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Dealing with demons of busyness

It’s the way we prove that we’re important and indispensable.

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Feeling spiritually out-of-sync

There is a spiritual malaise that afflicts at various times.

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Called to have compassion

Called to have compassion

We are called to break into the cycle of fear and violence.

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Sign posts on road to equality

In 1848, a few women dared to dream of a more inclusive world.

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Friendship, service and fun

The 2015 ELCA Youth Gathering begins Wednesday in Detroit.

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Posts by ELCA members offering a variety of viewpoints and opinions.

Let your life sing

Let your life sing

Will you raise your voice to join the resurrection witness of Mary Magdalene and Mary? The world deserves to hear this story of hope and freedom.

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