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When a Child Dies

One of the most difficult things to face not only for parents, but in the life of a congregation and the ministry of a...
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How Wise Leaders Respond to Major Issues

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven….a time to keep silence and a time to speak.” Ecclesiastes...
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Leaders and Inspiration

Leadership is more than education; more than cognitive regurgitation; more than knowing. Oh, I’m certain leadership contains knowledge. I’m just as certain it breathes...
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Why Leaders Tithe

Randy Raasch has served as pastor of First Immanuel Lutheran Church of Cedarburg, Wisconsin for more than 26 years. Here he shares with LCEF blog...
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Getting There Together

Years ago I was offered a job teaching in rural Thailand. As usual, teaching afforded me the opportunity to learn more than I ever...
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How’s Your V-I-S-I-O-N?

One of my favorite Bible verses is Proverbs 29:18a. Whether you read it in the NIV, “Where there is no revelation, people cast off...
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Does God Reward the Faithful Steward?

I read a lot in the area of stewardship, and as a Lutheran who sees the motivation for stewardship as “the free and joyous...
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Commencement Speeches

Remember the speech given at your graduation? What if you could go back and be your graduating class’ commencement speaker? To focus in, what...
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Leaders Are Writers

If you’ve been paying any attention at all to the revolution that is the internet, you will notice very quickly that today’s leaders are...
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Three Ways to Learn About The “Religious Other”

As I wrote in a previous post, the U.S. has witnessed a stunning religious transformation over the last 40 years and Christians are struggling to...
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When a Child Dies

One of the most difficult things to face not only for parents, but in the life of a congregation and the ministry of a...

Speak-Title
Leadership-God-Breath

Leaders and Inspiration

Leadership is more than education; more than cognitive regurgitation; more than knowing. Oh, I’m certain leadership contains knowledge. I’m just as certain it breathes...

Why-Tithe

Why Leaders Tithe

Randy Raasch has served as pastor of First Immanuel Lutheran Church of Cedarburg, Wisconsin for more than 26 years. Here he shares with LCEF blog...

Getting-There-Tog

Getting There Together

Years ago I was offered a job teaching in rural Thailand. As usual, teaching afforded me the opportunity to learn more than I ever...

HQ

How’s Your V-I-S-I-O-N?

One of my favorite Bible verses is Proverbs 29:18a. Whether you read it in the NIV, “Where there is no revelation, people cast off...

Grapes-Stewardship
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Commencement Speeches

Remember the speech given at your graduation? What if you could go back and be your graduating class’ commencement speaker? To focus in, what...

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Leaders Are Writers

If you’ve been paying any attention at all to the revolution that is the internet, you will notice very quickly that today’s leaders are...

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