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November 2010 - Christian giving

November is the month we think about Thanksgiving—not just a holiday, but a way of life. Watch the story of Martin Karst, a barber from Topeka, Kansas, who counts the blessings God has given him—and he expresses his thankfulness with his gifts.  

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In the Beginning - It All Starts with God!
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Need a break? Are you seeking refuge from the daily stresses of raising a child with developmental disabilities? Pastor Zeitler, whose daughter has special needs, directs us to the first place we should go, namely to God who "is our refuge and our strength." Psalm 46:1.

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October 2013 - Call Day
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Where do pastors come from? Each May, some of our WELS congregations bring requests for a new pastor to Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, where young men present themselves for service after eight to twelve years of study. How does the Lord place a particular graduate in a particular congregation? Let’s hear the story of pastoral candidate Jacob Hoff.

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September 2013 - Synod Convention
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Every two years WELS delegates from across the country come together to share ideas and make decisions at our synod convention. Let’s hear about a few items highlighted from the 2013 Synod Convention: plans for Home and World Missions; Bible translation, and the production of “Come Follow Me.”

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August 2013 - World Missions overview
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The Bible tells us to proclaim the gospel to every nation, tribe, language and people. Sharing our faith isn’t always easy, but it’s our Great Commission . . . a commission that you’re involved in as part of our synod . . . supporting missions in the U.S. and in more than 20 foreign countries.

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100 years with Forward in Christ
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In 2014 Forward in Christ will be celebrating its 100th anniversary. Learn what’s changed—and what’s stayed the same—and hear from readers about what they appreciate about this publication.

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March 2011 - Continuing education
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Many called workers in our synod appreciate the benefits of continuing education and congregations are reaping the benefits. This story profiles the investment one congregation made and the dividends they received.
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February 2011 - Boise, Idaho
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The refiner's fire is an image the Bible uses to explain how the trials of life can actually strengthen our faith. This story of a fire that affected our mission to Vietnamese immigrants wasn't just a metaphor—it was all too real.

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January 2011 - Mexico
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Our calling to spread the gospel can involve risk. Still, we try to ensure our missionaries stay out of harm’s way. Case in point is Mexico—because of increasing drug violence in the country, our missionaries had to relocate to a new city.

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November 2010 - Christian giving
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November is the month we think about Thanksgiving—not just a holiday, but a way of life. Watch the story of Martin Karst, a barber from Topeka, Kansas, who counts the blessings God has given him—and he expresses his thankfulness with his gifts.  

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Luis Acosta interview
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Luis Acosta talks about multi-cultural ministry in WELS.