The Welcome of the Forgiven

Earlier this month the Texas District Board of Mission Administration visited the Haven for Hope in San Antonio. The Haven for Hope is the largest homeless shelter in the nation and serves as a key ministry venue for Rev. Dr. Ely Prieto and a team of able volunteers from LINC

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Getting to Know Your Neighbor

Lutheran theology is very much about serving our neighbors.  Martin Luther emphasized the Biblical teaching to love the people God placed around us.  Jesus told the parable of the Good Samaritan to emphasize our calling to BE a caring neighbor to the people in our context. Do you know who

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Altenburg, Texas

It was an inauspicious beginning. The Saxon immigrants exiled their bishop, Martin Stephan, across the Mississippi River, due to sexual misconduct and misappropriation of funds. The colony of immigrants was in chaos. Without a bishop, were they still a church? Added to the ecclesiastical disorder was economic privation and utter

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