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The Blameless Young Man

The Blameless Young Man Jeremy Helms   We use the term “gift” in many ways today. We may say that a high school student is “gifted” at playing basketball. What we mean to say is that he plays basketball well. Or we may say that a musician is “gifted” at playing his instrument when we […]

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The Call to the Ministry Rev. Stephan Regnerus   Our churches need more ministers. Synod 2019 expressed an urgent need for more seminary students; pastors regularly pray for more ministers; godly fathers encourage their sons to consider whether God has called them to become a preacher. The need for more ministers has been well documented, […]

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The Calling of a Student

Students: What is your vocation? Have you made a career choice? Would you consider it your calling? If you are like the typical college student, your answer to that question likely is not a very confident one. It is not unusual to consider the college years as a quest to find one’s role in life. […]

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Caring For Those With Disabilities

Once you are in high school, you begin to think about what you want to do after graduation.  I always thought I would get married and have children.  I had no interest in continuing my education, and I did not want to write another paper or do homework again in my life.  I started to […]

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Engineering Program Management

What exactly is engineering?  That was a question I had asked myself during my junior and senior years of high school.  I generally understood engineering to be designing products, and I knew that engineering required a solid grasp of mathematics as well as science.  Those areas seemed to align with my general interests and academic […]

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Secretary

God leads all of his children in special ways throughout their lives to fully prepare them for their particular place in heaven.  Each way he leads is different and unique.  For some, college awaits them, for others, full time jobs.  The problem we so often have is in discerning that special way God is pleased […]

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Construction Trades

The room, if you could call it a room (it was more of a long hallway), was always dark and had a musty smell. It was only used for storage, so on the rare occasion that it was frequented, it involved either organizing or getting something that was rarely needed. It was our cellar underneath […]

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Mother

If you Google the word “mother” or look it up in a dictionary, you will likely come up with a definition similar to this: Mother: A female parent; one who gives birth; to rear. Attached to this may be an account of those things that mothers commonly do—a job description. The list is likely extensive, […]

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Choosing a Life’s Vocation

Writing an article concerning choosing a life’s vocation has given me opportunity to pause and reflect. I reflect upon God’s guidance every step of the way and how God’s Holy Spirit is used in my life.  I can identify how God used others to instruct me, to shape me, to guide me, and it is […]

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