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Preparing for ministry…in the Holy Land

Julie Tonnesen, a second-year seminary student at Duke University Divinity School, was recently preparing for the trip of a lifetime; a trip to the Holy Land. “I am excited to explore the places I’ve read about, and to interact with people who occupy and live in those spaces today. My grandfather is a Lutheran pastor, and his advice was for me to go right away,” she said. (more…)

February 19th, 2018|Categories: Mission Support Stories, News|Tags: |

A “Reformation 500” House

Amid recent celebrations of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary, can a house also participate? Maybe a newly built house in an historic district of Hickory, N.C. is doing just that. Located near Lenoir-Rhyne University, it at least offers two striking symbols of Martin Luther and the Reformation … one widely recognized and one seemingly much less known. (more…)

February 19th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

Reflections on Lent

The penitential seasons of Advent and Lent have always been renewing for me. They are headed somewhere, for all their reservation, to something hopeful and joyous. Even more appealing to me is their invitation to discipline. (more…)

February 5th, 2018|Categories: Don't Miss, Reflections|

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