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LCMS Worker Wellness unveils online devotions for church workers

The devotions, which will be released weekly, are part of the Synod’s ongoing focus on worker wellness.

Concordia, Texas, campus unites as administrator’s son fights life-threatening illness

Owen Coulter, age 5, was released from the hospital on Feb. 7 following a “miracle” recovery from his 56-day ordeal with a viral illness.

New resource encourages pastors in personal prayer

“The Pastor’s Life of Prayer” is the newest resource from Post-Seminary Applied Learning and Support, or PALS.

Lutheran Prayer Companion offers prayers for ‘almost any situation’

The new book, released by Concordia Publishing House, is the first English translation of a German prayer book from the 1800s.

‘Thank, Praise, Serve, and Obey’: new book on the Christian life from CPH

Author Rev. William Weedon is LCMS director of worship and International Center chaplain.

Home Is Where the (Learning by) Heart Is

Using a weekly resource that Rev. Peter Bender puts together called “The Congregation at Prayer,” everyone from Peace Lutheran Church members to students and families in the school engage in this life and culture of catechesis and prayer.

Senate OKs prayer plaque for World War II monument

The U.S. Senate by unanimous consent passes a bill to include a prayer plaque at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Supreme Court approves sectarian prayer at public meetings

The Supreme Court declares May 5 that the Constitution not only allows for prayer at government meetings, but sectarian prayer.

Most favor prayer, minus Jesus, at public meetings

A new survey finds U.S. voters clearly favor prayer — as long as the public prayer is generic and not specifically Christian.

CPH releases ‘On-the-Go Prayers’ for busy families

The one-minute prayers are designed to help families “make prayer part of [their] daily routine,” according to Concordia Publishing House.

Bible study, video complement Luther’s prayer guide

A free, two-part Bible study and video on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther’s “A Simple Way to Pray” are now available for free download.

Third ‘PRAY’ event set for mid-April

“PRAY2013” — a synodwide event designed to bring LCMS Lutherans together to pray for a variety of topics — is planned for April 18-19 in St. Louis.