Lutheran Spirit

Where Do You Turn

Google? Youtube? A subscribed podcast? Who do we go to when we need answers? When we were young (very young), it was parents. “Mommy, help!” may have been a plea for something to eat or to get out of a troublesome situation. Middle school found a time when parents didn’t have answers… Read more »

Persistence

“I do not like that Sam I am.” “I would not eat them here or there, I would not eat them anywhere.” In Dr. Seuss’s book Green Eggs and Ham, an unnamed person insists that eating green eggs and ham could not and would not ever happen. Not only does he make… Read more »

Excellence in Teaching

This past week we celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week, a chance to thank teachers who work so hard to educate and shape our lives and the lives of our children and grandchildren. When we think back to our favorite teachers we often think about those teachers who think outside of the box. The… Read more »

Trumpets Will Sound

1 Corinthians 15: 51,52- Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed. Why… Read more »

Open Houses Sunday, January 27

Most of the region’s Lutheran schools will host open houses next Sunday, January 27. From noon-3, schools around the region will open their doors to welcome interested folks to their buildings to share the good news about Lutheran schools.You can help make these open houses successes.1- Invite your friends and neighbors. As… Read more »

The Gift of Music

Martin Luther wrote, “Next to the word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.” It is no surprise, then, that the Lutheran church and her schools have a heritage of great music and music education. The Lutheran Schools Partnership schools are no exception.Many studies have… Read more »

The Lord Has Need of It

“The Lord has need of it.”The disciples said this to the colt owner as they untied the colt for Jesus parade into Jerusalem. Jesus told his disciples exactly what to do, what would happen, and how to respond. Lo and behold, it came to be just as Jesus said.Jesus command might seem… Read more »

Lutheran Spirit-School Spirit

“We’ve got spirit, yes we do! We’ve got spirit, how about you?” That cheer dates me, for sure, but it is still true in our Lutheran Schools. As I write, Homecoming Week at Concordia Lutheran High School has just ended.Walking the hallways last week, I had a fun challenge trying to figure… Read more »