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Time for a little political awareness… see How to Punish Christians Despite the First Amendment by Gene Veith (Word from the Center Digest, Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty).

Hooray! Have you seen Shining Christ’s Light in Nebraska in the recent issue of Lutherans engage? (Life Together News Digest)

Brainy! This Neuroscientist Wants to Know Your Brain on Art—and How It Improves Learning (Sydney Johnson in EdSurge). Will there ever be an end to what people discover about God’s creations?

Support geography! Concordia University Chicago is seeking input from LEA members on the best way to support the teaching of geography within the K-12 system. Please take a few moments to complete their brief survey by May 31.

Get well soon… How Do We Overcome Hurry Sickness? (Jonathan Morrow).


Convocation highlights… Register now! You won’t want to miss the keynotes by Dr. Jeff Myers and author Sally Lloyd Jones. By the way, be sure to get registration help with Tips for an (Almost) Hassle-Free Registration before you start your sectional selection process. Click here for a full description of all presentations. Click here for links to all details.

May 17, 2019

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NEW at www.lea.org …

·         GLEnet, ETnet, and PEN weekly publications

·         LEA weekly devotion “Mind Boggling” based on Rev. 7:9–17. You may go directly to the pdf version here.

·         From the Past… devotion: “Status” from 2002 based on Psalm 8. You may also go directly to the pdf version here.

·         New podcast available: ABCs of Defending Your Faith (May 2019) by Brad Alles


SEL learning—another hot topic in education. See some perspectives in…

·         Why Social-Emotional Learning is Suddenly in the Spotlight (Emily Tate in EdSurge)

·         Is Your Ministry SEL Compatible? (Julia Roller for childrensministry.com)

·         How Can Social-Emotional Education Reinforce Biblical Truth? (Galia Oropeza in Compassion)

·         Should SEL be Incorporated Into Christian Character Trait Learning? (Ken Wackes in CSF Newsletter)


Why are Lutherans reviewing movies?
Find an answer as you read the Avengers: Endgame movie review in Reporter.

Hey there, saint and sinner… Ponder this: Saved by Grace But Entertained by Sin (Tim Elmore in TGC Canadian Edition).

Convocation update: Register now! Two fitness features for your health: Wake Up & Move—a group walk or run along the St. Louis Riverfront Friday and Saturday organized by Concordia Plans. (If you can commit to leading and on both days, please contact steve.gruenwald@concordiaplans.org.) If movin’ and groovin’ are your thing, you’ll have Jazzercise in the America’s Center, led by certified teachers also on Friday and Saturday mornings.

May 14, 2019

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