Multiplying Ministries: Looking For HOPE In All The Right Places.

Mar 21st, 2011 |

“HOPE is knowing that, even when there is no hope, there is hope in Jesus Christ.” I like this definition of hope. It is energizing, revealing, affirming, true, and of course, Hopeful. I contend that one of the challenges in the church, school, and society of 2011 is that there are not enough hope peddlers […]

Multiplying Ministries…WEE, WE, WHEE All the Way Home

Dec 10th, 2010 |

We Lutheran educators continue to be caught in a world fixated on the worries, woes, and wars of life, both globally as well as personally in our own lives. Just last night, watching the Evening News, I was struck by the reality of the news commentator saying “Good Evening,” and then proceeding to tell me […]

Multiplying Ministries…Mattering and Mentoring

Jun 14th, 2010 |

Everyone wants to feel that they matter in life. Mentoring is one significant way to help people feel “mattered.” T.S. Eliot (remember him?) claimed that being important to others and making a difference in others’ lives were two of the greatest purposes in life. Who matters to you? And to whom do you matter? Who […]