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Bible Verses That Bring Hope

Posted by Hannah Osborne on April 24, 2019 at 9:21 AM

I don’t like reading the news. Too many bad things happen.

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Lasting Damage, Everlasting Hope in Nebraska Flooding

Posted by Hannah Osborne on April 17, 2019 at 8:51 AM

Just a few weeks ago, stories of Nebraska flooded headlines around the United States. The combination of melting snow, heavy rain, and flat farmland resulted in catastrophic flooding across hundreds of miles of the state.

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Creating Leaders in Ethnic Communities

Posted by CGO Team on March 27, 2019 at 8:19 AM

It's a Saturday morning at the Christian Friends of New Americans Peace Center in St. Louis, and seven Nepali men are eagerly spending the start of their weekend in class. The seven students, members of three St. Louis congregations of The Lutheran ChurchMissouri Synod (Ascension, Messiah, and St. Johns Lutheran), are participating in a “leadership class,” learning to become better equipped to lead and teach in their communities.

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Leadership Learning Lutheran

Planting a Church for God’s Children in Virginia

Posted by Erica Tape on March 6, 2019 at 7:13 AM

It’s been a long road to establishing this church plant in Leesburg, Virginia.

Christ Community Lutheran Church is growing out of a Christian school called Leesburg Open Arms Child Development Center (LOA). The child development center is a mission outpost for the new church, and finally in 2019 the congregation is breaking ground on a new building for worship and education.

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Children's Outreach US and Canada

Removing Language Barriers to God’s Word in Tampa

Posted by Erica Tape on February 20, 2019 at 9:49 AM

Imagine struggling to find community, but you can’t afford housing and need to keep moving. You’ve had a cough for a month, but you don’t have health insurance so you can’t afford to see a doctor. And you have a Bible, but it’s in a language you don’t understand.

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Multicultural Outreach US and Canada

Young Leaders and Evangelists Raised Up in St. Louis

Posted by Erica Tape on February 6, 2019 at 6:01 AM

It was the day before Christmas break, and the whole school had come together in the gym for chapel. There were young wiggly kids and kids who had lost several baby teeth and the more mature preteens, all dressed in their uniform pleated skirts, slacks, and polos. With the excitement of Christmas break ahead, the usual semi-organized chaos was ticked up to another level.

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Children's Outreach US and Canada

Can a Social Media Detox Help Your Faith?

Posted by Hannah Osborne on January 23, 2019 at 6:30 AM

Every January, Google searches for “detox” spike.

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Bringing the Gospel to Kawete, Uganda

Posted by Hannah Osborne on December 3, 2018 at 9:14 AM

When Christ Community International (CCI) sent a group to Kawete, Uganda, this past spring, they wanted to help the community in a variety of different ways.

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Your Gifts at Work in Liberia

Posted by Hannah Osborne on November 27, 2018 at 7:44 AM

Your donations to Concordia Gospel Outreach allowed us to partner with Elfie Eberle and Orphan Grain Train to send books to Liberia, where more than 5,000 children received a Gospel-centered book to call their very own.

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Children's Outreach

When You Don’t Feel Thankful

Posted by Hannah Osborne on November 21, 2018 at 10:39 AM

Around Thanksgiving, without fail, there are always about a MILLION (that’s a rough estimate) blog posts about giving thanks.

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