Examining the Sustainability of Two Suburban Lutheran Schools by Addressing the Characteristics and Responses to Extraneous Variables

Nov 13th, 2018 |

This research targeted two suburban LCMS Lutheran schools and examined their sustainability through the lens of Stevens’ lifecycle theory during the maturity stage and regeneration (Stevens, 2006), and Fullan’s sustainability theory for schools (2005). The objective was to explore, understand, and describe the perspectives of school stakeholders (i.e., pastors, teachers, parents, and other church workers) […]



Grit and Spiritual Learning

May 25th, 2018 |

Growth is a hot topic these days. People talk about growth as and intellectual. Growth as a Christian. Growth in interpersonal skills. Growth in business skills. Sometimes growth and grit are spoken of together. I think the idea is that growth requires grit. It requires persistence. It sometimes requires single-mindedness toward a goal. In the […]



Let the Books Tell the Story: J. S. Bach’s Bible and Reformation Treasures Displayed at Concordia

Dec 21st, 2017 |

Editor’s Note: Throughout October 2017, Concordia hosted on campus a historic display of Reformation-era rare books. Over 2,500 visitors viewed in person 40 original items which told the Reformation story beginning with a leaf from the Gutenberg Bible (c. 1454) and culminating in J. S. Bach’s personal, annotated “Calov” Bible (1681). The exhibit was a […]