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A Legacy of Giving

  Edie Jorns (1933-2018) During her life, Edie exemplified the verse from Hebrews 10:24 – “Let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works.” We thank our gracious and merciful Lord for working through Edie to make others aware of the educational and spiritual needs of children in third world […]

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Blessed Baggage

Blessed are the Suitcases If you have been on a mission trip before, you know that you travel with two suitcases: One for your personal belongings (and it’s suppose to fit in the overhead bin on the plane) and one for the mission work. Our mission is directed toward the education of children, so we often […]

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Summer 2018

This is year 51! After a special year celebrating 50 years of ministry, we move forward into a new era – yet with the same goal: to share the love of Jesus with children around the world through Christian education Our 2018/19 theme is “Good News has a name… Jesus!” We rejoice that someone once […]

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Connecting Schools – Creating Disciples

Ann Gardel, teacher at St. Paul Lutheran School in Utica, Nebraska has been developing mission-minded students in her 1st and 2nd grade class. This year, her school participated in our LeadaChild chapel program and collected offerings for the Lutheran Schools, after school programs, and educational ministries we support. She has also taken it a step […]

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A Milestone of Faithfulness

Originally, the word ‘milestone’ simply represented a marker along the side of the road. Now it is used to describe important or significant events along our pathway in life. As children of God, we use these milestones to glance back over our shoulder and realize the tremendous faithfulness of our loving God. We reflect and […]

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Good News: Dedicated Servants!

One of the greatest joys of leading an international ministry focused on Christian education is meeting the teachers, principals, and pastors who serve their communities, schools, and children. There are people like Alejandro Santos from La Union, El Salvador, who recently lost his wife to cancer, but still faithfully serves the children living in an […]

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God is love. Love the world.

John 3:16 is a familiar verse. It is endearing to Christians because it’s clear that God loves us… and He demonstrates His love by giving His only Son to die for our salvation. But the verse isn’t just about me or those sitting next to me in church… or those belonging to other Christian churches. […]

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Good News – Christ Came for All Nations!

Sometime after Jesus was born, Mary and Joseph received some unexpected company. Wise men from the East, following The King’s star, arrived to worship the newborn and offer Him royal gifts. Imagine the surprised look on the faces of Mary and Joseph! This one called Jesus was born not only to be the Messiah for […]

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Moving for Mission

We finally moved to Kansas. It took a while to sell our house in Arkansas; but after a year of open houses and showings, we closed on our former dwelling, loaded up the truck, and moved into our new place in Overland Park. A December move can be quite “adventurous,” especially when moving north. However, […]

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The Next Day

Lutheran churches around the world have been celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, remembering October 31, 1517 when Luther nailed the 95 Theses onto the church doors in Wittenburg. But it would have been the next day, All Saints Day, when folks would have walked through those doors and read the message that Luther […]

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