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January 2019

Authenticity & Call

By | Perspective

I’ve been thinking a lot about authenticity recently—which I’m sure surprises no one who knows me because this is the kind of thing I do. Everybody is talking about authenticity in one way or another, sometimes without even realizing it. “That’s authentic.” “That’s real.”…

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Head Full of Cobwebs

By | Perspective

from the Archives…by Pastor Adam Reinhold Niebuhr, the best-known American theologian of the 40’s and 50’s, once wrote, “The prophet speaks only when he is inspired. The parish preacher must speak whether he is inspired or not.” There is something deeply attractive to me…

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Alternative Spring Break Trip to Oaks

By | News

The Lutheran Center’s annual Alternative Spring Break trip will be March 16 – 22. The total cost is $280 (includes all travel, housing & meals while in Oaks). This year the group will travel to Oaks Indian Mission in Oak, Oklahoma. Oaks Indian Mission…

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Laud & Fare

By | Perspective

by Jason Davis, LC Seminarian Intern As a seminarian, I do a lot of reflection. So much so that I tend to generate gobs and gobs of paperwork full of said thoughts, feelings, and analysis. These writings are sent off to my seminary and…

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College Confirmation Class

By | Event

Join us for College Confirmation on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm – 8:30pm, January 23 – February 27. Did you really enjoy your confirmation classes, but maybe you have forgotten what you learned there? Or maybe, are you new to this “Lutheran thing” and really…

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Taize Trip Details

By | Event

The Trip We are hosting a week-long pilgrimage to the Taizé Community in the Burgundy region of France. The Taizé Community is made up of over 100 brothers from all Christian traditions, coming from around 30 different nations. Pilgrims who visit Taizé share this…

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Pillar of Fire Registration

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Pillar of Fire is our annual statewide hangout/competitive event for campus ministry students. Join us on Feb 1 – Feb 2 at Camp Carol Joy Holling for a fun 24-hour good time filled with high ropes, board games, making new friends, and more! The…

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Measuring Success

By | Perspective

by Jenna Olson Popp I recently finished reading Tattoos on the Heart by Father Greg Boyle, a priest in Los Angeles who works with “homies” (i.e. gang members) to get them out of the strong pull of gangs, prison, and conflict, and guide them…

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