Mark Muehl

Be Ready to Speak

Peter writes, “...always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you”. (1 Peter 3:15). Knowing the story and being ready to share it are integral to our witness. What are your ways of sharing Christ? How does technology support… Read more »

Your Voice is Needed

Please accept this plea to be actively engaged in the support of our schools as Indiana state legislators tend to their responsibilities during this session. Many bills are under debate that could have a lasting impact on our schools--including both parent choice related bills and bills for any school in Indiana.INPEA (Indiana… Read more »

One Thing's Needful

Unique dress days. Coin wars to support mission projects. Worshiping together. Special lunch menus. Field trips. Those are some of the things we usually think of when celebrating National Lutheran Schools Week and all of these things, plus a whole lot more, were present during last week’s NLSW festivities.This past week, many… Read more »

Rally, Rally, Rally!

The Lutheran Schools Partnership schools along with schools from the Fort Wayne/South Bend Diocese and other area non-public schools are planning a school choice rally at Concordia Theological Seminary’s Sihler Auditorium on Tuesday, January 24 at 4:30 PM. This rally is a time to demonstrate support of the school choice initiatives here… Read more »

Christmas as a Lesson in Teaching

What did Mary see? An angel visiting at her front door. A bustling town so busy that there were no rooms at the inn. A barn full of animals. Excited shepherdsworshipping her firstborn son and telling tales of angel choruses. The mother of our Lord saw a lot, and Luke says, “Mary… Read more »

Lutheran Schools Open House: January 22, 2017

On Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm,Lutheran schools across northeast Indiana will host open houses.To locate a nearby Lutheran school, visit thelutheranschools.org and click on “Find a School” at the top of the page.[video width="960" height="540" mp4="http://thelutheranschools.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/TLSP-Open-House-Video-2017.mp4" autoplay="true"][/video]… Read more »

Farewell, Cindy McKinney

“This is my last newsletter for TLSP. It has been such a pleasure and honor to serve our Lutheran schools. I am thankful to Mark (Mark Muehl) and Jon (Jon Dize) for making the working environment so fun, yet productive. I admire our principals who are asked to do so much with… Read more »

Thanksgiving: It's About Humility

Thanksgiving. Life of generosity. Blessed.Thanksgiving too often bring mandates. While the Church leads us to Jesus who healed the lepers (and only one returned to thank Jesus) who were given new life, many will spend time giving exhortations to give thanks, appreciate family and appreciate our abundance. I guess I’m going to… Read more »

School Shepherd Award Nominations

National Lutheran School Accreditation (NLSA) encourages and recognizes Lutheran schools that provide quality Christian education and engage in continuous improvement. NLSA facilitates Lutheran schools in evaluating their academic quality and the spiritual dimension of the school. Academic quality is determined by the school doing a rigorous self-study in which the school measures… Read more »

Boldness in Ministry

Numbers 1-3.Yeah, I’m pulling out the Old Testament for you this week. Numbers 1-3 is a section that, if you’re like me, you’ve skimmed through (at best) rather than ponder and meditate upon. These chapters share the instructions God gave for the Israelites in pitching their tents around the tabernacle. Three chapters… Read more »