NEW at www.lea.org …

·         GLEnet, ETnet, and PEN weekly publications

·         LEA weekly devotion “Fantastic Field Trip—The End is Insight” based on Rev. 1:7. You may go directly to the pdf version here.

·         From the Past… devotion: “Light Headed” from 2005 based on John 1:6–7. You may also go directly to the pdf version here.

You Are a Missionary! by Mark Schulz is a don’t-miss article in the new issue of Shaping the Future. Learn practical and potent steps to reach the unchurched in your school. Share this with your pastor too.

Honoring President Bush as his funeral train went through town, students at Trinity in Klein, Tex. make a wonderful patriotic and respectful statement. (Thanks to Tom Geyer for this lead.)

5 Ways to Involve Kids in Christmas Outreach (Kelsye Hughes in ChristianMedia magazine)… practical, not-too-late ideas to share the Christmas message with others.

Always something new to be discovered in God’s wonderful creations that are us! A lesson about brains—and human humility too.

Doing Ministry in a World of Expressive Individualism (Trevin Wax in Kingdom People)… A thought-provoking reading about a current spiritual problem. Includes a link to the first part of this topic.

2019 National Administrators Conference
sectionals include “Ongoing Issues in School Safety” by Bill Nickerson. February 17—19, Washington, D.C.

December 11, 2018

Scroll down for the Dec. 7, issue.

New on lea.org

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

·         Winter 2019 issue of Shaping the Future

Good News Gazette (CPH)… lots of resources—good news indeed! Also from CPH: 150th Anniversary Art Contest.

Edible Advent Wreath (Kathie Philips in ChurchLeaders)… For those who pine to have their wreath and eat it too.

Thank you for the many prayers and offers for help that have been shared on behalf of the educational ministries and churches impacted by Friday’s 7.0 earthquake in Anchorage. Some of you have asked how you and your school might help.  Anchor Lutheran has posted its needs and who to contact on the LCMS School to School site: https://schooltoschool.lcms.org/school/anchor-lutheran-school/. (Thanks to Jim Scriven, executive director for education services, LCMS Northwest District.)

LEA Webinars to Become Podcasts
… LEA webinars will now be in podcast format. This change makes it more convenient for both listeners and presenters to participate at times convenient to their own schedules. You will receive notifications whenever a new podcast is ready for access. The first podcast is scheduled for recording on December 19 and be announced and made available a day or two later. Watch for Marriage of Math and Mastery by Barbara Doyle. We hope you will benefit from this service. All previous webinars are cataloged and available under Resources>Podcasts & ArchivedWebinars at www.lea.org.

December 7, 2018