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July 2016

Being

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by Vicar Allison Before May 20, 2016, I had never traveled out of the country, not even to Canada. On May 20th that changed.  The Lutheran Center traveled to Jacmel, Haiti, to spend a week at a ministry called Wings of Hope.  Wings of…

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Well, Why Don’t You Ask?

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A couple of weeks ago shortly after the shootings in Baton Rouge, St. Paul and Dallas a friend of mine who is a worship leader at a congregation in Omaha messaged me asking a simple question. He wrote, “If you were holding a prayer…

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Go, and Do Likewise

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by Clay Blank In a survey, a researcher found that 49% of the people interviewed said they would be able to tell the story of the Good Samaritan if asked to do so. 45% said they would not be able to, and 5.9% were…

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Well, Who is My Neighbor?

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by Jenna Olson You’ve likely heard this parable, but maybe not like this. One day, a lawyer approached Jesus wanting to test him, asking, “What must I do to inherit eternal life?” An odd question, given that most inheritances don’t involve “doing” anything, so…

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