Issue 5

Lutheran Education Volume 133, Issue 5, 1998

Matters of Opinion…Teaching Cheek to Cheek

The Role of School Ministry In the Church—Today and Tomorrow

David Zersen, President of Concordia University, Austin, offers some challenging remarks on the role of Lutheran schools. He argues that the potential for schools to minister within the church can best be realized through a broader perspective on our historical and spiritual foundations, through patterns of formation which are more affective, and through greater appreciation for human and religious diversity. by David Zersen

Children In Worship, Part 5: Findings and Implications

The final installment of the series of articles reporting findings from the Children in Worship Study presents the researchers conclusions. Insisting that children are members of the congregation from the moment of their baptism and rightful participants its worship life, they challenge congregations to do a better job of designing Sunday worship to reflect the needs of believers of all ages. by Shirley Morgenthaler, Peter Becker, and Gary Bertels

The New Face Of Children’s Ministry

A childrens pastor offers a provocative challenge to the vision of faith formation through corporate worship informing the Children in Worship Study (above). He outlines four ways in which he believes children’s ministry must change in order to reach out effectively to the “millennial generation” and illustrates these new paradigms for childrens ministry by describing the ministries of his own congregation, King of King’s Lutheran Church in Omahaby Roger Theimer

Faith, Family, and Careers

As the next century rapidly approaches and the need for future church workers dramatically increases , two church worker/parents urge parents and other adults in church careers to help young people ask and respond to the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” by Steve and Dee Christopher

The Internet As a Research Tool

The author presents a primer on internet as a resource for teachers. He discusses how the World Wide Web might be integrated into classroom teaching and offers some web site addresses as useful starting points. by C. Mark Schoenborn

One Day At a Time, One Person At a Time

A twenty-five year veteran of the teaching ministry offers a timely antidote to the frustration and fatigue many classroom teachers often feel by the end of the school year. He reminds us that it is the little things, accomplished one day at a time , one person at a time , that truly make a difference. by Rick Kerr

Administrative Talk…The Listening Administrator—An Oxymoron

Children At Worship…The Hymnal Supplement 98: A Music Resource For Lutheran Schools?

DCE Expressions…How Could Anybody?

Math Quickies…Fraction “War”

Multiplying Ministries…Ta Dah!

Secondary Sequence…The Age Of Attitude vs. Manners

Teaching the Young…Opening the Mind Of a Child, Part Six: Reporting Progress and Learning

The Gospel According To Winnie-the-Pooh…Chapter 10 In Which We Play Games

A Final Word…Seeing Red

Index to Volume 133