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Truth in Many Places

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by Tessa Faust This semester at staff meetings we are reading Barbara Brown Taylor’s book The Luminous Web: Essays on Science and Religion. These essays explore creation and evolution. Do we believe in science, or do we believe in God? Can we believe in both?…

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The Greatest Myth About Young People

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“Church leaders are expressing concern about the low number of active young adults.” “[Millennials] struggle (as does everyone) with the search for meaning. The church can be a place where young adults can express their views and concerns about the world today.” “Many in…

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Being Known

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by Anna Helzer, Junior [first published Fall 2017] On the Saturday afternoon after I had just finished my freshman week of 13-hour days at Cornhusker Marching Band camp, the very last thing I wanted to do was meet more people. As an introvert from…

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Fun & Games

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by Ben Rude, Junior There’s always something going on at The Lutheran Center. Some years the activity of choice is pool, or ping-pong, or even just sitting around quietly and enjoying the presence of others. This year, though, the second the incoming freshmen walked through…

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God is Good

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by Jenna Olson Popp “God is SO good! I can’t wait to start my journey of becoming a school psychologist in the fall!” This was a Facebook post I saw last week of an old friend getting into grad school. It accompanied a picture…

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Die to My Ego

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by Jenna Olson Popp The Lutheran Center staff just finished reading Miroslav Volf’s book, Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace. Volf begins by describing who God is as an unconditional giver and forgiver, the beginning of all that…

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Mar 26 Lenten Devo

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by Mike Jensen, Alumnus “The Lord saw that the wickedness of humankind was great in the earth, and that every inclination of the thoughts of their hearts was only evil continually. And the Lord was sorry that he had made humankind on the earth,…

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March 15 Lenten Devo

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by John Grinvalds, 2021 “Mortals cannot abide in their pomp; they are like the animals that perish.” – Psalm 49:12 Since the dawn of our species, humans have desperately tried to escape our mortality and draw a fine line between man and beast. We’ve…

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Feb 23 Lent Devo

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by Keona Koster, Marketing, 2018 “I looked, and lo, the fruitful land was a desert, and all its cities were laid in ruins before the Lord, before his fierce anger.” – Jeremiah 4:26 All things beautiful have been destroyed. The land, the cities, all…

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