Esther will always be remembered for seizing the opportunity to save her people from a 5th Century BC plot to exterminate the Jews living in the Persian Empire. Esther’s great beauty had led Persian King Xerxes to choose her as his queen...Read More
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Engaged in Mission Blog
Stories about God’s people intentionally engaged in loving the Lord, people, and our Lutheran theology to make disciples of all nations in the Minnesota South District and beyond.
Something dangerous can happen to Christian leaders. It can happen slowly, like a creeping infection. It may not even be noticeable for a time. It’s there, though, eating away at our leadership – like a hoard of termites...Read More
King David of Israel was known for his diverse skills both as a warrior and as a writer of psalms. In his 40 years as ruler, between approximately 1010 and 970 B.C., he united the people of Israel, led them to victory in battle, conquered land, and paved the way for his son, Solomon, to build the temple...Read More
All of the leaders we meet in the Bible were flawed in some way. The one exception was Jesus, the perfect leader, but then He was and is the Son of God. Abraham, Jacob, David, Solomon, Jonah, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Simon Peter, James, John, Paul – they were all flawed. We meet them not only in their strength but also in their inadequacy...Read More