Mark Muehl

All Smiles? Why not?

While this photo doesn’t include Jenny and Lynn or the gang at BIG, I’m sure their smiles would also be present as we consider the joy of working together even as we face the challenges in front of us. As this new year is well underway, it comes with opportunities. Opportunities in… Read more »

Catch The Lutheran Spirit - December Style

“With glowing eyes and a bright smile, a woman approached me after the Children's Christmas Service to say, ‘That was beautiful. The children did a wonderful job of re-telling the Christmas story. This brought back memories of Christmas Services when I was a girl." This is a quote shared by one of… Read more »

The Inspiring Life of Jerry

Christmas Day was a stark reminder that Jesus’ birth was the first step of redeeming the world from sin. Because while we celebrated the New Born King, we Christians always have eyes on Good Friday, knowing full well that the Babe of Bethlehem was the promised Messiah, born to die. This Christmas… Read more »

2019 - Did you Know?

Did you know that this year is the 10 year anniversary of The Lutheran Schools Partnership? Did you also know that a single gift to TLSP today will continue to fund an organization that fights for 19 schools today, will continue to train and watch over 250 leaders tomorrow, and continue to… Read more »

When the Time was Fully Come

Scripture Verse: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 ESV 19 Do not quench the Spirit. Time catches our attention. Time is fleeting. Time is awastin’. Time is marching on. Time is at a premium. We busy ourselves with home preparations, school presentations and a variety of mission projects, and with these commitments comes worries about… Read more »

Charles Dickens and Fundraising in 1843

I am a big fan of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. I grew up watching George C. Scott (see picture) as Ebenezer Scrooge, and more recently have found Patrick Stewart’s portrayal to be quite enjoyable and true to the story. And I have been known to be found watching Mickey Mouse’s version… Read more »

Give Thanks

Scripture Verse: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 ESV 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Throughout the Bible, there is an expectation of thanksgiving. However, soon after the beginning of time, Cain’s ungrateful heart turned very evil and he killed his own brother… Read more »

Give Thanks

Scripture Verse: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 ESV 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Throughout the Bible, there is an expectation of thanksgiving. However, soon after the beginning of time, Cain’s ungrateful heart turned very evil and he killed his own brother… Read more »

THE WINDOW IS OPEN!!!

A second window is now open for families to take advantage of the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program. 15 of our 19 Lutheran schools are in the Indiana Choice Program. These schools provide great opportunities for families to consider for the learning needs of their kids. Interested parents can first take a look… Read more »

Masterpiece

I discovered in college that art was enjoyable. I don’t remember art as a favorite in elementary school and I am sure I had no art classes in high school. But in college, 2D art and Teaching Art were two classes I vividly remember. Contour line drawing, doing color studies and studying… Read more »