Mission Field: USA — Church Planting in the LCMS: Research Results

Ryan Curnutt explores the current trends and challenges in church planting in the LCMS.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Building Community One Youth at a Time

DCE Mark Cook joins Mark and Julianna to discuss his chapter on building Christian community in youth ministry one teen at a time.

LifeMoments – Fifth Sunday of Easter (John 15:5/1 John 4:2/Psalm 150:6)

We behold ourselves and our Lord in unborn and elderly neighbors.

{The Lutheran Ladies’ Lounge} Adventures in Lutheranism: Call Day

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to participate in a Call Day service at an LCMS seminary, this episode is for you.

LifeMoments – St. Mark, Evangelist (2 Timothy 4:8, Isaiah 52:7, 10)

Jesus appearing makes humankind beautiful no matter how small or frail.

{The Lutheran Ladies’ Lounge} A New Kind of Normal (Sharathon 2021)

What does a return to normal (or a turn towards a brand new kind of normal) look like in a post-COVID world?

Friends For Life — LCMS Life Ministry: 03. Start ‘Em Young | Adriane Heins

Adriane Heins joins Steph to talk about the importance of creating a pro-life culture in the home when children are young, from infancy through early childhood.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Developing a Support System (Connected for Life)

Dr. Deb Arfsten returns to talk with Mark and Julianna about the importance of developing a support system for youth ministry in your congregation. 

LifeMoments – Third Sunday of Easter (Luke 24:47/Acts 3:15, 19)

Forgiveness extends even unto those who take part in sins against the sanctity of life.

{The Lutheran Ladies’ Lounge} Iron Ladle Challenge: The Diet of Worms

In honor of the 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther’s defiant confession of faith at the Diet of Worms, Sarah, Erin, Bri, and Rachel are each cooking up a tasty recipe inspired by a single key ingredient: worms.