Maybe you’ve watched an episode of the ABC’s show Blood and Oil? The whole country seems captivated by the North Dakota oil boom—everyone I speak to has heard of The Bakken and “Fracking” for shale oil. The tag line for the show is, “Sometimes you have to play dirty to get filthy rich.” It’s not
“Dr. Veum, can I tell you something?” The student asking is from the Dominican Republic. His name is Erick Benjamin Sede Eduardo. He wanted to tell me the story about how the Lord provided a study lamp for only six dollars. But first…a bit of background. Benjamin—the name his mother calls him—is 25 years old.
Praise the Lord for the ministry of Pastor Larry and Irene Olson. Rev. Larry Olson was officially installed as pastor at Immanuel LBC on November 8 in Pasadena, CA. Pictured (left to right): Jack Peters (chairman), Phil Heiser (Regional Pastor), Roald Runnestrand (elder), Larry Olson (pastor), Chuck Eidem (elder).
After a few months of exploring options my family chose to change the school that our daughter attends from a public school to a Christian school. I’ve always been pro-public school, and I still am, but this time I’m at a crossroad with our local school system, and my daughter is very much on the
Refection from Pastor Ryan: Well, it’s Monday morning and I am here in my office. I have about a thousand thoughts running through my head at the same time and, for someone who is not good at multitasking, it makes things difficult. You see, on Saturday, October 10, we held our first worship service in
Praising God for His love and faithfulness in our California churches. This past weekend (November 7-8), Regional Pastor Phil & Wendy Heiser were able to visit with all four of our California pastors. On Saturday, they were able to visit with Joshua Amberson (photo upper-right) and hear his passion about leading our Fontana church in
On October 8 and 9, 2015, the Council of Directors of the Church of the Lutheran Brethren met in Fergus Falls, MN, to discuss the vision and mission of the CLB.
For about three years of my pastoral life, youth ministry was not the primary ministry hat I wore because I was serving in a Sr. Pastor role but soon after I returned into a youth ministry dominant role I was challenged by how so many things had changed in youth culture. If you want to
On October 6-7, 2016 the Theological Council of the Church of the Lutheran Brethren will meet in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
On October 8-9, 2015 the Council of Directors of the Church of the Lutheran Brethren will meet in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
On October 19, 2015 Lutheran Brethren Seminary will host the annual A.A. Pedersen Lectureship in Preaching. This years speaker will be Dr. Edward O. Grimenstein, author of A Lutheran Primer for Preaching.
On January 18-20, 2016 Lutheran Brethren Seminary will host its annual J-Term Seminar.