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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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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Our Back Yard is Bad

Our back yard is bad. But it’s getting better. Here’s how. Actually, for the most part, it’s a great back yard. There are trees and bushes, flowers and flora one or more of which seem to be in a bloom cycle all year round. This is true even during winter.

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