Mark Muehl

It's All About Jesus- Holy Week

Not lost on this Palm Sunday is the fact it is March 25. March 25 makes this year’s Palm Sunday 3 months after Christmas and 9 months until the next Christmas celebration. 9 months from now, we celebrate the birth of our Savior. 3 months ago, we welcomed the newborn King. Today… Read more »

Coming Soon: Shrek the Musical Jr.

This weekend, a special collaboration of middle school students will take the stage at Concordia Lutheran Elementary School. Shrek The Musical, Jr. is a citywide middle school musical taking place Friday and Saturday, March 16 and 17, 2018 at Concordia Lutheran Elementary School (4245 Lake Ave) at 7:00pm. Admission is $5 for… Read more »

2018 ILSSA State Basketball Tournament

[caption id="attachment_2450" align="alignright" width="300"] St. Paul, Fort Wayne: 2018 ILSSA State Tournament Champions[/caption]Last weekend, Lutheran schools from all over the state competed in the Indiana Lutheran Schools Athletic Association’s State Basketball (ILSAA) tournament in Fort Wayne, IN. ILSAA is a non-profit organization that sponsors sports competitions for Indiana Lutheran middle schools. The… Read more »

Civility

1- We will greet and acknowledge each other2- We will say please and thank you3- We will treat each other equally and with respect4- We will be direct, sensitive and honest5- We will address incivility whenever it occursWhere would you expect to hear this list? This is what Bill Hybels calls his… Read more »

2018 LSAA Basketball Championship Weekend

Concordia Lutheran High School was once again the site for the annual Lutheran Schools Athletic Association (LSAA) Basketball Championship Weekend. It was a fun-filled, exciting basketball weekend for both the Girls and Boys Final Four teams.The Girls Final Four started the weekend off on Saturday morning with the St John-Emmanuel Tigers holding… Read more »

Get Out the Word!

https://www.facebook.com/TheLutheranSchools/videos/1765461290141297/Time to help others grow their God-given gifts! It’s time to let your friends and neighbors know that Lutheran schools are there for them. We are eager to share opportunities to grow their child's gifts, gifts that are given by our gracious God. We also are eager to remind parents that those… Read more »

Feedback or Recognition?

Marcus Buckingham is a British author, motivational speaker and business consultant. With past experience as a researcher for Gallup, he uses interviews from around the world to draw conclusions about employee performance and engagement. Many of his encouragements center around self-awareness and building on strengths. At the Global Leadership Summit 2017, Buckingham… Read more »

Distraction or Focused on Christ?

The reason for the season.Christmas is all about Jesus. There’s no question about this. It might get a bit trivialized with catchphrases like this but it’s absolutely true. Christmas is about Jesus.Jesus’ birth is more than a warm story filled with joy and happiness.To celebrate Christmas, to witness to kids and families… Read more »

Fear Finished

Just over a year ago, a new president was elected. Fact: the election was impacted by fear- fear of future mortality, future security, future sustainability, future freedoms.Since then, more fear has been expressed with most fears under the subjects already mentioned. Warranted or not, fear has been expressed in continual communications.As teachers… Read more »

Repeating the Issues of the Founders

Discipleship school.Missional school.Outreach school.Member school.Lutheran schools are all about Christ. Somehow over the years, some Lutheran school communities have struggled with whom is welcomed into it. Congregational members? Daughter/sister congregations’ families? Other Christian families? Faith seekers? And how do these decisions impact the overall community and program of the school?It’s fair to… Read more »