Legacy Deo—A Partner in Mission

Did you know Legacy Deo (formerly Lutheran Foundation of Texas) supports the Texas District’s mission efforts? Thanks to past generosity of donors in the Lutheran community, Legacy Deo manages forty-six endowments and trusts totaling $6.5 million that ultimately benefit district ministries. Thirty of those accounts provide direct funding to mission

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From 32,000 Feet

  “We’ve just leveled off at our cruising altitude of 32,000 feet and we’re expecting a smooth ride, so I’m going to turn off the ‘fasten seatbelt sign’…” Those words, just spoken by the captain of the jet I’m on as this blog is being written caused me to look

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The Greatest Missionary

God has blessed the mission and ministry of the Texas District from its beginning to the present time. I am convinced that His blessing will continue in the future. Over the years God has raised up some very strong missionaries to serve in Texas. These missionaries were and are heroes

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What Servants Do

The Post-Communion Canticles found in the Lutheran Service Book reflect not only the heart of God, the central focus of the Scriptures, and the core teaching of the Lutheran Confessions, but they also capture our identity during this Advent season and in the partnership we call the Texas District. In

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Anxious? High-Deductible Plan?

It’s that time of year again. Open enrollment for those covered by Concordia Health Plans. For many, the words “health care plans” and “high-deductible” creates anxiety. The employee wonders: Which plan will take care of my family best and how can I pay for it? The employer wonders: Which health

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Replying Like Jesus

Do you get defensive when someone challenges you? Do you respond with a counter-attack when someone expresses hurt or opposition? Rarely did Jesus get caught up in the anxiety of the people who confronted Him. When challenged, He redirected the conversation to where it needed to go. Was it lawful

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