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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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March 2013 - Hmong Ministry
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This story actually starts in the Vietnam war . . . When the Hmong people of southeast Asia joined the Americans to fight communism. When the U.S. military withdrew, many Hmong people were left in a vulnerable situation . . . they were persecuted . . . tortured . . . killed. And so over the past few decades the United States has been bringing these refugees to America . . .

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Coming Up In March WELS Connection
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Watch for the March WELS Connection at your congregation to learn about cross-cultural outreach to America’s growing Hmong population.

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February 2013 - Asia Conference
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Translating doctrine into other languages is more difficult than you might think. For example, did you know that most of Martin Luther’s writings have still not been translated into English? Even though translation is complex, it’s extremely important. Because when the basic truths of scripture are put into the language of the people, amazing things happen.

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Mission and Ministry seminar
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Each February, the Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary sets aside three days to emphasize the importance of WELS Missions and the Congregation and Ministry Support Group. This year’s Mission & Ministry seminar was held February 5-7, 2013. The theme for this year is based on Philippians 2:1-5, “United in Spirit and Purpose.”

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Life Line: Donations for Sandy Relief
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See how the blankets and winter wear donated for Superstorm Sandy relief efforts helped storm victims.

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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.