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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!

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

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

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

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

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 2012 - Your neighborhood mission field

Learn how congregations use English-as-a-second-language classes to reach out to local Hispanic communities right here in the United States.

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February 2012 - Rallying our youth for service

WELS will be holding an International Youth Rally this summer. See how one church’s youth group is preparing and why this fellowship opportunity with their peers from around the country is so important.

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January 2012 – Haiti: Two years later

Learn how WELS is reaching out with God’s Word to orphanage directors and children in Haiti two years after a massive earthquake struck the area. Missionary Terry Schultz teaches the directors about Jesus, so they can spread the message of Christ to the children.

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December 2011 - Year in review

2011 is nearly behind us. It’s been an eventful year . . . with natural disasters and political controversies. Despite the turmoil, God’s grace to us as individual Christians, and his blessings to us as a church body remain constant. Our synod president, Rev. Mark Schroeder, reviews those blessings this past year—and how God is using WELS for his purposes through your support.

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November 2011 - Walking Together

Jesus’ final instructions to us as Christians were to go and make disciples of all nations. It’s a mission we as a synod walk together to accomplish. As the opportunities for outreach expand around the globe—so too does the need for workers willing to go. Our ministry training schools are stepping up to meet the need.