It was the winter of 2009. The ELCA denomination had made a historic, and unfortunate, shift toward the liberal cliff. This led to a perversion of the gospel and many churches began to take votes on whether or not to remain with a denomination that had clearly left both biblical and Lutheran roots. Our church
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Some days are full of optimism; some days look hopeless. Although this could describe the ebb and flow of many ministries, it is especially true of “renewal” work. I was called in 2014 to Immanuel Lutheran of Eugene, Oregon as its “renewal” pastor. At that time our small congregation no longer had an elder board,
In 1994, a small group of believers in rural McAlisterville, Pennsylvania, concerned about the direction of the ELCA, began meeting together with the hope of forming a new congregation that believed in the inerrancy and authority of God’s Word. Ultimately, this led to our becoming a member congregation of the Church of the Lutheran Brethren
Hi, this is LaWayne Rogness, Director of Finance and Personnel for the Church of the Lutheran Brethren, and I would like to share with you this brief update on our 2016-17 contribution goals. We started our Fiscal Year in May of 2016 very strong, but each month after that we saw a decline…a decline until we
The Board of Directors has initiated a search for the next president of Hillcrest Lutheran Academy in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Since 2003 Hillcrest has been led by former President Steven Brue and is presently led by interim President Joel Egge. The selection of the next president is expected to be announced in the spring of
On October 23, 2016, Jordan Spina was installed as pastor at Rock of Ages Lutheran Brethren Church in Seattle, WA. Regional Pastor Phil Heiser officiated.
On October 2, 2016, Jeff Hoverson was ordained as pastor at Living Word Lutheran Church in Minot, ND. Regional Pastor Gary Witkop officiated.
Rev. Greg Pietz was installed as Transitional (Interim) Pastor at Maple Park LBC on Sunday, September 25 by Pacific Regional Pastor Phil Heiser.
On September 18, 2016, Lukas Kjolhaug was installed as pastor at Bunker Hill Lutheran Brethren Church in Princeton, NJ. Regional Pastor Warren Geraghty officiated.
Rev. Brent Juliot was installed as pastor of Oak Ridge Lutheran Brethren Church, Menomonie, WI on July 24. Central Regional Pastor Stan Olsen officiated.
On June 26, 2016, Nate Dahl was ordained as an elder at Grace Lutheran Brethren Church in Bismarck, ND. Western Region President Rev. Shawn Bowman officiated.
At the 2016 CLB Biennial Convention LBIM Mission Mobilizer and Recruiter Dan V. sat down with David and Sonja N. to discuss their call to Chad. Dan V.: Dave… You and Sonja moved to Fergus Falls, Minnesota from Washington state three years ago, to attend seminary. It was not in your plans then that you