Lutheran Spirit

Using our Strength

Psalm 46:1-3 God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. The last quarter of the 2019-202… Read more »

It's Really All about One Book

Guest Post by Tony Hunt, Director of Advancement St. Peter's Lutheran Church & School, Fort Wayne Most parents know how important it is for their children to learn how to read, but over fifty years ago, the Supreme Court of the United States of America ruled that public schools could not use… Read more »

Big Thanks

This last quarter of the school year best never leave our memory. We now have phrases that have been embedded in our heads - social distancing, new normal and Zoom. But, we also have been given seeds of doubt and fear. Who can I trust? Where can I go for confident information… Read more »

Peace... Completely

“Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. “ 1 Thess 5:23 “Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.” —Ronald Reagan… Read more »

Don't make the mud the object

Mud. Water. Christ. Those three were the center of what I heard Sunday as we listened and watched streamed services. Mud. Water. Christ. The Gospel lesson was from John 9, the account of Jesus healing the man born blind. Oh there is so much to consider in that chapter but actually, the… Read more »

Remember When

The following is a contribution from TLSP’s BOD vice chairman, Mark Roemke. After chasing around with Mark on cold, sloppy February day, I’m more thankful than ever that God has placed Mark in a position of influence for Lutheran schools. Mark’s love for his Lord is so apparent. Mark is quick 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 »

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 »