Kramer to Diaz

The very first president of the Texas District of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod was Rev. A.W. Kramer. Just recently, I met his great-granddaughter! Pastor Kramer began his ministry in Texas as a church planter, taking over mission development in Coryell City in 1890 and starting the congregation in Copperas Cove.

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Collaborating for Christ . . .

Across the nation, there are hundreds of conferences delivering top-notch information and inspiration to God’s people. One such gathering was held last week in Indianapolis, Indiana, titled Denominational Investors & Loan Administrators (DILA). As their website states, this informal fellowship meets annually with a goal of maximizing the effectiveness of

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Women Forever in Mission

This summer, I was privileged to join more than 3,100 people in Mobile, Ala., for the national Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) 38th Biennial Convention. Here’s what I learned: A vibrant church is passionate about the mission of God. Helping to reach people with the Good News of Jesus is

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