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Look Inside – Courageous Innovation

Courageous Innovation - Canada Lutheran Magazine - ELCIC
With congregations declining in size across Canada, churches have to think outside the pew as they seek to remain faithful to their mission and ministry. Although “courageous innovation” was one of the vision priorities of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada set out by the National Church Council two-and-a-half years ago, creative thinking has been a mainstay of many churches across the country for years. Courageous innovation is designed to accomplish a number of things. These include addressing systemic change, encouraging experimentation, interacting in an innovative way with the community, acknowledging anxiety, displaying flexibility in sharing, deploying financial resources and evaluating...
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March – Courageous Innovation

With congregations declining in size across Canada, churches have to think outside the pew as they seek to remain faithful...

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January – Our Drug Problem

John Lavergne’s addiction began when his mother Kim was dying of cancer. “I was angry,” John remembers. “I thought the...

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December – Christmas 1619: Remembering Rev. Rasmus Jensen

On Christmas Day, 1619, Rev. Rasmus Jensen led worship on the shores of Hudson Bay. Today he is remembered as the first Lutheran...

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October – Parenting in a Digital World

For generations parents were able to draw on their experiences and teach their children by example. Social status wasn’t measured...

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