“Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God.” 1 Peter 2:16 Thanks to "guest" on the CEF Depositors Forum for the citation.
From the CEF Depositors Forum: "Heavenly Father, when one part of the body suffers, the whole body suffers with it. Father, we pray for & with our LWML sisters in the Alberta - British Columbia District, many of whose retirement life savings & LWML Society deposits have been devastated & lost by the collapse of... Continue Reading →
Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience. Therefore do not become partners with them; for at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and... Continue Reading →
In this blog I hammer a lot on the two kingdoms - the "left-hand kingdom" of secular authority granted by God and the "right-hand kingdom" which is the spiritual aspects of justice, righteousness, Christ's atoning work on the cross, grace, forgiveness, all which lead to either eternal life or eternal separation from God. Both of... Continue Reading →
A major role organizational leaders play is to set the standard example of behavior. Whether it is congratulating someone on an accomplishment, announcing routine business, taking a hard issue head-on, avoiding dealing with the elephant in the room, what leadership models publicly tells to the rest of the organization what they really value and believe.... Continue Reading →
"Way back when" was a cartoon called "Mr Peabody and Sherman." In this cartoon a genius dog "Peabody" adopts an orphan human "Sherman", then builds a Way Back Machine so they can witness historical events as they happened. While I do not have a Way-Back machine, I do have historical records of what's happened over the... Continue Reading →
We've all heard "fish stories" - tall tales where the teller must be exaggerating about the size of the fish they caught, how much they won the race by, how much money they made (and lost), and the like. The following may look like a fish tale. It is the cold, hard, truth. After some... Continue Reading →
By Dennis Kendel Board Chair, Faith Lutheran Church Saskatoon Our church, the LCC, is in the midst of a crisis. This is not a crisis thrust upon us by sinister external forces - this is a crisis of our own leadership’s making. If our leadership can come to humbly accept this fact, we will have taken... Continue Reading →