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December 2016
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  • “What if it were always winter and never Christmas?” – A Christmas message from Bishop Bradosky
  • NALC Pastors Conference is Feb. 14-16
  • Life Conference precedes March for Life
  • Bringing the Light of the World to Muslim refugees – Translation of Catechism explains Christian faith in their own language
  • November ordinations
  • “Whose responsibility is mission?” by Pastor Gemechis Buba
  • Church Planting and Renewal Conference
  • NALS-TSM celebrate Luther Bowl victory
  • “The all-too-human church” – “Ministry Matters” by Pastor David Wendel
  • “Addressing generational challenges” by Pastor Don Brandt
  • Faithwebbing.com update
  • Congregations seeking pastors

November 2016
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  • NALC Disaster Response hurricane relief efforts continue in North Carolina
  • Hurricane Matthew response in Haiti
  • Bibles and blankets for disaster relief
  • “Advent – A time for teaching the faith” — Message from Bishop Bradosky
  • Martin Luther exhibits celebrate 500th anniversary of Reformation
  • Faith in Action Day sent church members into their community
  • Mission Finder centralizes mission resources
  • Speakers are announced for Church Planting and Renewal Conference
  • Emmanuel Abraham served as leader in both church and state in Ethiopia
  • “A testimony from a ‘None’” — “In Pursuit of the Great Commission” by Pastor Don Brandt
  • NALC Pastors Conference is Feb. 14-16
  • Women of NALC consider revised guidelines
  • “Love, respect and good communication” — “Ministry Matters” by Pastor David Wendel
  • Advent devotions by Pastor Wendel

October 2016
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  • Responding to Hurricane Matthew
  • NALC stewardship materials available online
  • “The Pastor Is In”
  • NALC internship sites needed
  • “Formation and Re-formation” – Message from Bishop Bradosky
  • NALC Pastors Conference is Feb. 14-16
  • LCMS, LCC and NALC leaders release Joint Statement on Scripture
  • Women of NALC consider revised Guidelines
  • “Living and Growing in Kingdom of Jesus” webinar training series
  • NALC Mission Finder resource
  • NALC Church Planting Conference
  • NALC Life Conference
  • World Mission Prayer League is seeking new global workers
  • NALC provides sample policies for congregations to protect religious liberty
  • “Comforting the Afflicted” – Ministry Matters by Pastor David Wendel
  • Florida church hosts Martin Luther Center, Reformation artifacts
  • Faithwebbing.com Youth Ministry update by Gary Pecuch
  • Congregations seeking to call NALC pastors

September 2016
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  • “Overflowing with Generosity” – NALC Stewardship Emphasis Resources available for congregational use
  • Water Mission project for Rafiki Africa in Kenya in final phase of fundraising
  • Theologians Without Borders – Celebrating graduation at Leadstar Theological College in Ethiopia
  • South Carolina church shares the Gospel in the Dominican Republic
  • “Visionary Leadership” – Message from Bishop Bradosky
  • NALC Pastors Conference is Feb. 14-16
  • Church Planting Conference
  • Mission Resources Update
  • “Living and Growing in Kingdom of Jesus” webinar training series
  • “FaithWebbing” update from Gary Pecuch
  • “The Pastor and the Congregation’s Vision for Mission” – Ministry Matters by Pastor David Wendel
  • NALC Life Conference

August 2016
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  • Coverage of the 2016 NALC Convocation and the Braaten-Benne Lectures in Theology, which gathered Aug. 9-12 in Anaheim, California.

July 2016
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  • NALC Disaster Response responding to flooding in West Virginia and Texas
  • NALC Convocation to meet Aug. 10-12 in Anaheim, Calif.
  • Nominees for NALC Executive Council, Court of Adjudication, and Board of Regents (click here to download Nominating Committee Report for 2016 NALC Convocation including biographical information on nominees)
  • Braaten-Benne Lectures to focus on Person of Christ
  • “Holy God, Holy Lives, Holy Spirit” — Message from Bishop John Bradosky
  • NALC reconfiguring staff offices
  • NALC pastors teach in Malawi, Africa
  • NALC-Canada Section nominees
  • Malawi Orphan Care Project
  • “Lessons on Leadership from the Sergeant Major of the Army” — Ministry Matters by Pastor David Wendel
  • Daily devotions are on NALC website
  • Youth and Family Ministry update
  • NALC congregations seeking pastors

June 2016
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  • North American Lutheran Seminary celebrates graduation of four seminarians
  • Nominees for NALC Executive Council, Court of Adjudication, and Board of Regents (click here to download Nominating Committee Report for 2016 NALC Convocation including biographical information on nominees).
  • ‘Holy God, Holy Lives’ is theme for 2016 NALC Convocation
  • “Faith is made whole in community” — Introduction to Mission Festival theme
  • Braaten-Benne Lectures to focus on Person of Christ
  • “Giving and Forgiving” — Message from Bishop Bradosky
  • NALC Life-2-Life Discipleship Team
  • NALC Disaster Response update
  • “Call of a Pastor vs. ‘Hiring and Firing'” — Ministry Matters by Pastor David Wendel
  • Part-time Clergy Corps — Ministry to Smaller and Part-Time Congregations
  • Mission Resources are available. — Missions Update from Pastor Gemechis Buba
  • Maddie Benson joins NALC staff
  • Youth and Family Ministry update

May 2016
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  • Ten nominated for North American Lutheran Seminary board
  • Nominees for NALC Executive Council (Click here to download Nominating Committee Report for 2016 NALC Convocation including biographical information on nominees)
  • NALC Aging Network webinars
  • Seminary Month calls for NALS support
  • ‘Holy God, Holy Lives’ is theme for 2016 NALC Convocation
  • Braaten-Benne Lectures to focus on Person of Christ
  • Speaking on discipleship in Slovakia — Message from Bishop Bradosky
  • Multi-National Mission and Leadership Conference
  • Update on Pastor Didi Panzo’s work in Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • NALC Network blog to feature mission updates from the road
  • Maintaining Unity — Ministry Matters by Pastor David Wendel
  • Encouraging Biblical Devotions — “In Pursuit of the Great Commission” by Pastor Don Brandt
  • NALC Daily devotions available online
  • faithwebbing.com update.

April 2016
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  • Bishop Bradosky’s Easter Message
  • “Why do you seek the living among the dead?” – Message from Bishop Bradosky
  • Church leaders meet.
  • Canadian Rockies Theological Conference
  • ‘Holy God, Holy Lives’ is theme for 2016 NALC Convocation
  • Nominations needed for NALC positions
  • Braaten-Benne Lectures to focus on Person of Christ
  • A home visit in rural China
  • Haitian pastors are making disciples with support of NALC congregation
  • Engaging the Aging – NALC Aging Network: Equipping congregations for ministry with older adults
  • How NALC congregations can help when disaster strikes
  • Faith Webbing update
  • “Preach the Word in season and out of season and preach only the Word of God.” – Ministry Matters by Pastor David Wendel

March 2016
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  • Pastor Didi Panzo begins work in Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Nominations open for Executive Council, Court of Adjudication, and NALS Board of Regents
  • Congregations ratify amendments
  • Annual Reports from congregations
  • Speakers announced for Braaten-Benne Lectures in Theology
  • ‘Holy God, Holy Lives’ is theme for 2016 NALC Convocation
  • Youth Encounter ending its ministry
  • Rod Dreher and Peter Leithart to speak at Canadian Rockies Theological Conference
  • “How Easy It Is to Be Distracted.” – Message from Bishop Bradosky
  • Journey of St. Elias Christian Church
  • “A Pastor Must Be Found Trustworthy.” – “Ministry Matters” by Pastor David Wendel
  • Multi-National Mission and Leadership Conference is April 11-13
  • Thrivent Choice Dollars deadline is March 31
  • List of Congregations seeking NALC pastors is online
  • “What about our ‘Back-door’ Losses?” – “In Pursuit of the Great Commission” by Pastor Don Brandt
  • Church Planting and Renewal Conference in Virginia
  • “Faith Webbing” update

February 2016
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  • “Keeping Your Eyes Fixed on Jesus.” — Message from Bishop Bradosky
  • Registration opens for 2016 Convocation
  • Braaten-Benne Lectures to focus on Person of Christ
  • Photos from 2016 NALC Pastors Conference
  • Reformation Sites Tour and Study
  • Youth Ministry Coaching
  • Rod Dreher and Peter Leithart to speak at Canadian Rockies Theological Conference
  • Multi-National Mission and Leadership Conference is set for April 11-13
  • Theologians without Borders — Ummata
  • Photos from 2016 March for Life
  • “Jesus says, ‘Feed and Tend My Sheep.’”— “Ministry Matters” by Pastor David Wendel
  • Water Mission Sunday is April 24
  • List of Congregations seeking NALC pastors
  • Annual Reports to NALC from congregations

January 2016
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  • Daily devotions now available on NALC website
  • 2016 NALC Pastors Conference is Feb. 2-4 in Orlando — “The Lord, His Church and Ministry”
  • Congregations consider ratification
  • Mission trip to Congo
  • Tools of the Trade in a Mission-Driven Culture
  • Epiphany – Making Christ Known — A Message from Bishop John Bradosky
  • NALC youth ministry resources offered by faithwebbing.com
  • On Pastors and Pastoral Leadership — “Ministry Matters” by Pastor David Wendel
  • NALS ends relationship with Gordon-Conwell
  • Letter of Counsel on Marriage and Religious Freedom
  • March for Life is Jan. 22