Vision for our District: A focus for mission & ministry

Vision for our District: A focus for mission & ministry

MN South District (LCMS) President, Rev. Dr. Lucas V. Woodford, shares his vision statement for the District. Let all we do be framed by the following three-fold priority: love the Lord, love people, and love our Lutheran theology. President Woodford shares a brief summary of what each of these priorities means, and then expands on their biblical foundation with an exposition of the parable of the good Samaritan in Luke 10:25-37.

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Talking Points with Pastor Lucas | Not by your own reason or strength

Talking Points with Pastor Lucas  | Not by your own reason or strength

It is not by our own reason or strength that we come to a saving faith—as the explanation of the Third Article in the Small Catechism so boldly states. It is only by the Helper—the Holy Spirit—that we are reborn to faith through baptism and the Gospel. By grace alone, we rest on the reason and strength of Christ alone.

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Talking Points with Pastor Lucas | On the Road with Jesus

Take a look with me at the two disciples who met Jesus on the road to Emmaus in Luke 24. They had questions about the resurrection—and Jesus came and answered them Himself. What questions are you yearning for Jesus to answer as you walk your own road of life? The Holy Spirit goes with us through all the smooth and rough roads, even until we walk with Him on the road of everlasting life.

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