Crushed

It Was the Will of the Lord to Crush Him

It’s a tough verb Isaiah is inspired to select: “to crush.” (53:10) In our vocabulary today “crush” is often spoken in casual hyperbole or...
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A Giving Success Story You Will Find Hard to Believe

About 18 months ago I was invited to meet with the leaders of a 65-year-old Lutheran church about the possibility of a capital stewardship...
Strawberry

Strawberries and the Freedom of the Gospel

Jeff Meyer serves as Pastor of a multi-site movement in Madison, WI. Here he shares with LCEF blog readers about leadership in ministry:  During a recent midweek...
Stats

How to Use or Abuse Statistics

While working as a clerk on Wall Street during my college and seminary summers, I learned from analysts who showed me how to read...
Measure

Beyond What You Can Measure

 Rev. Zach McIntosh is a pastor at Concordia Lutheran Church in San Antonio where he leads the adult education program. Here he shares with LCEF’s readers...
Generation

Next Generation Leaders

Tom Eggebrecht is Senior Pastor of Ascension Lutheran Church in Casselberry, Florida. Here he shares with LCEF blog readers about leadership in ministry: Upon becoming...
Using Culture

Using Culture

X-mas is a perfect way to mark Jesus’ birthday. Halloween is one of the most Christian of all the holidays in America. White wedding dresses &...
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Hyper-Excessive

Yes, St. Paul has a way of getting carried away. He bursts into benedictions; his sentences run on about the power of God, and...
Creative Preaching

Creative Preaching in an Age of Distraction

The ding of a new e-mail. The tweet of a Twitter notification. The fight you had last night with your spouse lingering in your...
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Just Preach the Gospel!

If I’ve heard it once I’ve heard it a thousand times, “All you have to do to get people to give is to preach...
Crushed
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Strawberry

Strawberries and the Freedom of the Gospel

Jeff Meyer serves as Pastor of a multi-site movement in Madison, WI. Here he shares with LCEF blog readers about leadership in ministry:  During a recent midweek...

Stats

How to Use or Abuse Statistics

While working as a clerk on Wall Street during my college and seminary summers, I learned from analysts who showed me how to read...

Measure

Beyond What You Can Measure

 Rev. Zach McIntosh is a pastor at Concordia Lutheran Church in San Antonio where he leads the adult education program. Here he shares with LCEF’s readers...

Generation

Next Generation Leaders

Tom Eggebrecht is Senior Pastor of Ascension Lutheran Church in Casselberry, Florida. Here he shares with LCEF blog readers about leadership in ministry: Upon becoming...

Using Culture

Using Culture

X-mas is a perfect way to mark Jesus’ birthday. Halloween is one of the most Christian of all the holidays in America. White wedding dresses &...

Hyper

Hyper-Excessive

Yes, St. Paul has a way of getting carried away. He bursts into benedictions; his sentences run on about the power of God, and...

Creative Preaching
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Just Preach the Gospel!

If I’ve heard it once I’ve heard it a thousand times, “All you have to do to get people to give is to preach...