Bridging the Generation Gap

Bridging The Generation Gap by Eva Juliuson I’ve noticed a trend in today’s church to separate age groups. Some churches provide praise bands and encourage more casual dress to reach the younger generation. Traditional churches sing out of hymnals. Some are set against changing comfortable rituals that cater to older folks. In many cases, the [...]

By | May 8th, 2010|Lutheran Churches, Spring 2010, Talking points|0 Comments

It’s Never Too Late

It’s Never Too Late To Start An Adventure …Or Respond To A Call by Victor Parachin After several years of trying to persuade grocers to carry his new brand of popcorn, called Red Bow, the creator was deeply discouraged. “Was I, at the age of 63, pursuing a foolish dream?” he wondered, as he drove gloomily back to his Valparaiso, Ind. office. Were his many years of researching, cultivating and perfecting the new, better popping corn leading him to a marketing dead end? he wondered. […]

By | April 16th, 2010|Spring 2010|0 Comments

Lessons From The Garden

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with Whom there is no variableness, neither shadow or turning. —James 1:17 Lessons From The Garden by Earline Penrod Over the past few years, my friend, Nancy, has given me many plants. Every time she thins out [...]

By | April 10th, 2010|Current Issue, Spring 2010|0 Comments