Lutherans for Life Contests 2022-2023

Lutherans for Life is offering three different contests for youth. From art posters to essays, with a variety of grades included, be sure to click below to check out this great opportunity! Grades 3–5 Grades 6–12 Class of '23 Seniors

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Gift Language

Gift Language Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.  James 1:17 Gift language is how Lutherans learn to speak about God.  The Ten Commandments are not just a series...

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Missouri District Open House

Missouri District Office Open House Come and see our new office space, meet with District Staff, and raise a mug of hot chocolate in celebration of the season. Dec 2, 2022    10am-1pm Missouri District Office 660 Mason Ridge Center Dr. Suite 100 St. Louis, MO 63141 Questions? Contact Sue...

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Michael Alexander Obituary

MICHAEL ALEXANDER June 5, 1945 – October 15, 2022 Robert Michael (“Mike”) Alexander, 77, went to be with his Lord Jesus on October 15, 2022. After a long-fought and courageous battle with illness, Mike died at home, peacefully in his sleep, with his loving family at his side. Mike was...

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Rev. Dr. John Loum Obituary

Rev. Dr. John Samuel Loum March 18, 1948–October 26, 2022 Rev. Dr. John Samuel Loum was born on March 18th, 1948, in Banjul, The Gambia, West Africa, to Guy Sangster Loum (deceased) and Marian Coker née Johnson (deceased). Rev. Dr. John Loum was a citizen of the United States of...

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting

What to Expect When You’re Expecting And behold, I am coming soon. Blessed is the one who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book.  Revelation 22:7 Immediately after learning that my wife was pregnant with our first child, we went to the bookstore and purchased the popular book,...

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The Second Martin

The Second Martin Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,  looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith,...

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Hope for All Saints

Hope for All Saints After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands, and crying out with...

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Rev. Mark Martin Obituary

Rev. Mark D. Martin April 17, 1957 – October 21, 2022 Rev. Mark David Martin, 65 years of age, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, October 21, 2022, in Independence, Missouri. Rev. Martin was born in Midland, Texas in 1957 to Barbara Coy Martin and Herschel Raye Martin, both deceased. Rev....

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Singing with Luther

Singing with Luther Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.  Colossians 3:16 As Lutherans across the globe commemorate the Reformation this weekend, the strains of A Mighty Fortress will...

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