NEW at www.lea.org …

·         GLEnet, ETnet, and PEN weekly publications

·         LEA weekly devotion “Substitute Teacher” based on 1 Peter 2:24. You may go directly to the pdf version here.

·         From the Past… devotion: “One of Those Days” from 2001 based on Psalm 118. You may also go directly to the pdf version here.

LEA award nominations close on October 26. Name a worthy nominee today for one of LEA’s 14 awards.

Celebrate the Reformation With Children… no-charge Reformation resources from CPH.

Five Ways to Manage Disrespect From Students Today… welcomed advice from Tim Elmore in Growing Leaders.

The LCMS Life Conference is January 17–19 in Arlington, Va. The conference invites you to “Come learn to live Christ’s love amidst a culture of death” (LCMS Reporter). (Thanks to David Bever for this lead.)

Gen Z is the Loneliest Generation according to a study reported in Facts & Trends. (Thanks to Tom Couser for this lead.)

A baker’s dozen suggestions to improve your productivity comes to you from Naphtali Hoff at SmartBrief.

Be on the lookout for good presentations and presenters as you attend your district teacher conferences. Pass along your recommendations to ed.grube@lea.org. We’re always hungry for leads that hold potential for webinars and articles in Shaping the Future.

October 16, 2018

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New on lea.org

·         LEADnet, ECEnet, SECnet, MIDnet, PEN, and EncourAGEnet. Updated weekly publications.

·         2019 LEA National Administrators Conference page

Kids’ Attention Spans Continue to Shrink... Relevant Children’s Ministry tells about the big reason why.

How Would You Respond to This?... “Once people discover that you’re a Christian thinker they often start coming to you with all of the objections” (Cross Examined).

Christmas gift opportunity provides Bibles to our troops via the American Bible Society.

Reformation resources are available from Concordia Publishing House at no charge.

What Happened When I Didn’t Complain for 30 Days… for those who like vintage whine  (Mary Carlomagno for Success). Paul had something to say about this too in Ephesians 4:29.

Congratulations to Rev. Phillip Baerwolf, associate pastor of Immanuel in East Dundee, Ill., who was honored with the 2018 School Shepherd Award from NLSA (Reporter).

REGISTER NOW for Salt & LightLEA’s National Administrators Conference in Washington, D.C. February 17–19, 2019.

October 12, 2018