Lutheran Spirit

Sent to Serve

Service and vocation are central to the response to the call to faith in Christ. However, lately the notion of service can become trite. So much has been written on servant leadership and humility in leadership that any new blog can fall on deaf ears- or blind eyes! Honor and respect are… Read more »

Catch the Lutheran Spirit

Be a VIP!Introducing (again!) The Lutheran Schools Partnership’s first ever fundraising event, Very Important Partnerships (VIP). As a reader of this post, you are one of our VIPs as you value Lutheran education and follow the activities of TLSP. As a VIP, we enjoy your support through prayers, interest in TLSP and… Read more »

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 »