Disease of racism

The disease of racism

Let’s talk about it and commit to eradicating the epidemic.

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Shepherds for all Gods people

Shepherds for all God’s people

Our call is to respond to their need with love and compassion.

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Prayers of celebration

Using prayers of celebration

In worship, they could counter stereotypes of the elderly.

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Typhoon Haiyan  one year later

Typhoon Haiyan – one year later

The ELCA and its partners continue to provide aid and assistance.

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Legacy of Gertrude the Great

Legacy of Gertrude the Great

She was one of our earliest female writers in the Western tradition.

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All gifts for the glory of God

All gifts for the glory of God

There’s no time for complacency, maintaining the status quo.

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Preaching and the rocky soil

Preaching and the rocky ground

It’s about sowing the seed, not harvesting the crop.

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Thoughts on Veterans Day

Thoughts on Veterans Day

It's a time to thank our nation's military veterans and pray for peace.

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Blogs

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

Found in translation

Found in translation

If I could live another life I would go to seminary to learn my own Greek and Hebrew, and I would go through every text in the Bible and translate for myself all the references to sex.

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Unclean! Unclean!

Unclean! Unclean!

As if it weren’t bad enough to be burdened with such a disfiguring condition, a leper also had to bear the responsibility of reminding others how contagious they could be, what an outcast they were.

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