FaithWebbing.Com will be hosting a training opportunity on Thursday and Friday, March 19 and 20, 2020, at St. John’s in Grove City, Ohio We will be hosting a 24 hour youth ministry seminar. Your congregation is welcome to attend. For details contact us at email@example.com. In the meantime, here are the basics:Continue reading “Laying A Foundation for Congregational Youth Ministry”
The NALC is committed to the renewal of all our congregations, working to develop and deliver resources that challenge and open the NALC to the work of the Holy Spirit in our ministry and mission.
Bishop John Bradosky writes: “Instead of talking about the process of discipleship, we would like to examine the context of discipleship. What is the nature of Christian community that nurtures people as faithful followers of Jesus, equips them to reach others with the Gospel of Jesus and provides for their growth and development as disciples of Jesus? Following the amazing miracle of Pentecost, Peter’s bold preaching, explaining who Jesus is and what He has done for them and the transformation of more than 3,000 people who came to faith in Jesus we read these important words about the formation of the community that was able to sustain and grow the Church, the body of Christ.”*Continue reading “The Academy – February 2020”
Learn about the work of the NALC’s newest global worker, Pastor Martha Shanka. Pastor Shanka is currently serving in Dubai.Continue reading “Welcoming Our New Global Worker in Dubai”
With so many requests regarding New Starts and Church Planting in the NALC, we will be hosting a webinar/video conference meeting Thursday, January 30th at 12:00 PM EST. Pastor Brad Hales would love for you to join him!Continue reading “New Start Informational Meeting”
Why I Don’t Like Organic Ministry
(But I Practice Organic Ministry)
I must be honest. I was bored by the roundtable discussion on disciplemaking . . . until Jeff spoke. “I should be more intentional about disciplemaking” he said, “but I tend to wing it. I guess I’m more organic in my approach.”
Carol immediately jumped in on Jeff’s comment: “I invite friends from the neighborhood over to fold laundry and talk about Jesus and the Bible. This is how I disciple others. It’s pretty organic.” I liked the discussion on flexibility and friendship but what caught my attention was the word “organic.”
Maybe my gray hair is showing but I believe organic disciplemaking is more than an in-the-moment and seemingly haphazard approach to helping people grow. I think we need some greater clarity on what we mean by “organic.”Continue reading “From Membership to Mission”
This year NALC Life Ministries has planned a life filled two days to celebrate God’s precious gift of life. It will all begin on Thursday, Jan. 23, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Joppa, Maryland, where the NALC will hold its fourth annual Life Conference. The conference will be live streamed on the Trinity Joppa YouTube channel. To access the live stream for this event, please visit: NALC Life Conference 2020.
For additional information about this conference, access to the live stream to the March for Life, and other details, please visit: NALC Life Ministries – God Loves Life.
Growing up at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Grove City, Ohio, Stephen and Rachel were blessed to learn the value of knowing and serving God, as well as serving others. The Katterhenrich Family has been serving with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Tanzania since 2011.Continue reading “NALC Global Workers – Katterhenrich Family”