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Perspective

Fun & Games

By | Perspective

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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Do You Recognize Your Neighbor?

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No one goes to Wittenberg to see the relief carving on the side of the Village Church. It doesn’t dominate the skyline like the tower of the Scholsskirche (Castle Church) just blocks away. It wasn’t immaculately restored and filled with exhibits just in time…

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Mar 26 Lenten Devo

By | Devotional, Perspective

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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Mar 9 Lenten Devo

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by Talitha Greaver, English & English Education, 2020 And just as he was coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens torn apart and the Spirit descending like a dove on him. – Mark 1:10 This year, I attended the Christmas service…

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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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