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History and Jesus - Part II

History and PerspectiveIt’s very easy for 21st century man to be quite enamored with himself. There’s much to be proud of. The present can also misdirect us from teaching history- documented, accepted history. The reality is that history keeps us from being self-centered and self-absorbed. Psalm 77:8-14 says,“Has his steadfast love forever… Read more »

History and Jesus - Part 1

Who Cares about History?“In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene, during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word… 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 »

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 »

Called and Back to School

“Real. Present. God.” For many of our schools, this is the school theme of the year. Inspired largely from Psalm 46 but influenced by all of the Psalms, we start the year knowing that the God of all Creation loved his creation so much that He chose to live life here among… Read more »

Brain Break Challenge

What do you get when you give a group of students an Ipad or a cell phone and a challenge? Amazing videos! The Lutheran Schools Partnership sponsored a Brain Break Video Contest for our schools to celebrate National Lutheran Schools Week. Many of our schools use websites like www.GoNoodle.com to provide “brain… 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 »

Keeping the Brain in Mind

Last June, The Lutheran Schools Partnership hosted Ann Anzalone, a well-known educational speaker on brain development. This November, Emmaus Lutheran School brought Anzalone back to Fort Wayne to speak to teachers and parents. Anzalone demonstrates what she teaches - we all need to be active learners. Anzalone led her audience through exercises… 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 »

Mindset, part 2

This is part 2 of a 2 part series on Carol Dweck's "Mindset: The New Psychology of Success-How We Can Learn to Fulfill Our Potential". Part one can be found here“I’m just not good at math.” “This is too hard for me, and I’m never going to get it.” “School work is… Read more »