Pray that our new staff members, Peter Marshall (Worship Director) and Nancy Dale (Children, Youth & Families Director), will be able to see the needs of Cornerstone and be an asset to our ministries. Pray for their health and spiritual strength as they start on this new journey with us.
On August 29, 2016 Lutheran Brethren Seminary held its 2016-17 opening service where faculty, staff, and new students were introduced. Dr. Sigurd Grindheim was commissioned and installed as Professor of New Testament by CLB President Paul Larson. Top Photo L to R: Brent Andrews (Librarian/Media Specialist), Professor Nathan Oldenkamp, Dr. David Veum, Patti Zwiers (Assistant to the President), Dr. Eugene Boe, Kathy
Pray for Pastor Tony Karlik and his wife Karen as they finish their sabbatical and adjust back to the normal routine of life and ministry. Pray that they will be refreshed and strengthened and filled to the full measure of all the fullness of God.
Pray for Bethel Ridge LBC, Faribault, MN and Salem LBC, Grand Rapids, MN that continue to go through pastoral transitions.
Pray for Good Shepherd Ministries, Buda, TX and Victoria Community Church, Fontana, CA as they each search for a pastor.
We have a triple play going on this weekend – 1) A Community Worship Gathering with local worship leaders from other churches; 2) A Rodeo Worship Service and 3) A Mystery Place of Prayer. Pray that these events will be a grand slam for the Lord.
Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost (Series C) September 4th, 2016 Gospel: Luke 14:25-35 Epistle: Philemon 1-21 Lesson: Deuteronomy 30:15-20 Psalm: Psalm 1 CLB Commentary – Rev. Omar Gjerness There are three texts in Luke that speak of the cost of discipleship: 9:23, 9:57-62 and this week’s text 14:25-35. By coincidence, the last time I was asked to comment on
Pray for our second annual joint Summer Retreat, which brings the English and Chinese departments of our church together for fellowship, teaching and greater unity. The theme for this year’s retreat is “Ascent.”
Please pray for Luke Kjolhaug, a recent graduate from Lutheran Brethren Seminary, as he begins pastoring our church. Pray for Luke and his wife Bethannie as they transition from the Midwest to the Eastern Region.
Pray for the Regional Pastors as they serve as pastors to our pastors and as they encourage church planting and church vitality. Please pray for them as they encourage our churches in leadership, discipleship and evangelism.
Pray for Kyle and Erika Sears as they continue to pursue friendships and connect with people in their community, school and workplace. Pray for them as they draw people to the life saving gospel of Jesus.
Pray for HLA students and staff as they begin classes today. Pray for the Holy Spirit to speak to the students through their studies and the faculty that they will be drawn closer to the Savior.