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Pray for Peace in Ferguson
Please join us in prayer for the citizens, especially the Children of Ferguson caught in the midst of this chaos, the business owners and workers who have suffered from unjust violence, the Family of Michael Brown, local Law Enforcement, Officer Wilson and His family, and the Civil Leaders of Ferguson and St. Louis, Missouri.
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Coming in December: 'Regrets, Reality, Restoration'
The Men's NetWork tackles the topic of regrets in its fall 2014 video Bible study, Regrets, Reality, Restoration. Just beyond every regret that haunts you is hope and healing.
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LHM Launches Ministry Center in Mongolia
Just opened: Lutheran Hour Ministries' ministry center in the country of Mongolia. Start here to learn about LHM's new and exciting outreach to ethnic Kazakhs in Mongolia's western provinces.
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LHM Announces 2015 Slate of 'Regional Outreach Conferences'
Make plans now to join hundreds of other mission-minded individuals at a Regional Outreach Conference hosted by Lutheran Hour Ministries in 2015. Next year's schedule includes stops in New York, Seattle/Tacoma and Orlando! schedule for the next calendar year includes:
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Save the Date for Lutheran Hour Ministries Sunday 2015
Finalize your congregation's plans now to celebrate Lutheran Hour Ministries Sunday on Feb. 1, 2015. This year's theme is "Called. Loved. SENT", which will illustrate how as Christians we have been called to faithfully and joyfully share the Gospel truth with our friends and neighbors who are lost and hurting.
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Project Connect Assists Nebraska District's Outreach behind Bars
Anyone who has read one of Lutheran Hour Ministries' Project Connect booklets knows they don't pull any punches when it comes to the tough topics we face. Workers doing ministry among the inmates in some of Nebraska's prisons are witnessing more still: they believe they're seeing "divine events."
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Lutheran Hour Ministries - Uganda Supports Mission Start
Time to celebrate! Through a partnership with Lutheran Hour Ministries, the Lutheran Church Mission in Uganda has planted a new gathering of believers— this time in a village in western Uganda! Find out how it happened.
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Reminder: LHM Has a Great Daily Resource for Your Advent Devotions
Looking for a convenient multi-purpose resource to help people focus their minds and hearts as Christmas approaches? Look no further than Lutheran Hour Ministries' Advent Devotions for 2014!
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Ministry Prayer Needs

Radio and Worldwide Evangelism
One of Lutheran Hour Ministries' partners in international witness is Trans World Radio. TWR's Christian programming is heard by an estimated 4 billion people around the world. This includes Arabic speakers in most of the countries of the Middle East, who hear programming produced by Lutheran Hour Ministries and other providers over a powerful station broadcasting from the island of Cyprus. One challenge is attracting listeners who are non-believers. "About 80 percent of the people who listen to Christian radio around the world are already Christians," says LHM International Director Dr. Douglas Rutt. "We are working to discover how Christian radio can reach people whom the Gospel has not reached yet." Please join us in praying for the Holy Spirit's guidance in connecting with unchurched, unreached listeners.

Spirit on the Move
In October LHM's Vietnam ministry center hosted a small rally at a coffee bar in Ho Chi Minh City. "It was really more like a party," says Director Dinh Hai Au of the gathering, which attracted about 150 people. The event was low-key on purpose, because no activity that can be considered "evangelistic" is permitted outside a church. "We invited our volunteers and their unchurched friends to come talk, sing, share and have a question and answer time," says Hai Au. During the Q & A session, one young woman stood and asked, "Who is God that you are serving and worshiping? Does He really exist?" A young man followed up, "Is He the 'mighty God Who takes care of your life' as your singer just said?" "The Holy Spirit worked in us!" says Hai Au, and he and the center's volunteers responded by witnessing boldly about the love and power of God. Several in the crowd expressed the desire to learn more. "Please remember our center in your prayers!" says Hai Au. Join us in asking the Spirit to strengthen and empower our ministry center in Vietnam—and to continue to open the hearts of Vietnamese people to the Gospel

Florida Church Reaches Out with Children's Christmas Booklet
In preparation for the Advent and Christmas seasons, Sherry Abell at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Oviedo, Fla. ordered 800 copies of Lutheran Hour Ministries' children's booklet The Christmas Journey. "We are using the booklets to remind all of our students and Angel Tree recipients of the message of Christmas," said Sherry. "Our Angel Tree project supports more than 200 children, adults and nursing home residents in the central Florida area. Oh, and I should have ordered another hundred books; I meant to order 900!" she told LHM Witness Tools Coordinator Suzie Salee. Praise God for moving His servants at St. Luke's to use LHM resources to reach out to their neighbors with the timeless story of Jesus' birth! Pray that God will give LHM and our partners many opportunities to share the Gospel together.

     


Coming up on The Lutheran Hour

November 30, 2014
Watching and Waiting
Speaker: Pastor Ken Klaus
Christians serve God and their neighbors as they watch and wait for Christ's return.

December 7, 2014
We Need Something Stronger
Speaker: Rev. Gregory Seltz
Jesus exchanges our weakness for His strength.

December 14, 2014
In Christ, Unbroken
Speaker: Rev. Gregory Seltz
God's grace restores those broken by sin and grief.

For more information, visit www.lutheranhour.org. For a Spanish-language version of The Lutheran Hour, visit www.paraelcamino.com.


'The Lutheran Hour' Speaking Engagements

December 7, 2014
Pastor Seltz
Cross of Christ Lutheran Church
DeSoto, Texas

30th Anniversary Services

January 31, 2015
Pastor Seltz
Faith Lutheran Church
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas

Epiphany Seminar Leader
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

February 1, 2015
Pastor Seltz
Faith Lutheran Church
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas

Worship Service & Bible Study Leader
Worship Service: 10 a.m.
Bible Study: 8:45 - 9:30 a.m.

 
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