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The Blessing Nobody Wants

Hurt, confusion, regret, and remorse are as much a part of life as success, achievement, awards, and celebrations. Pastor Benke reminds us that God grants us gifts and blessings we neither anticipated needing or requested. There is purpose in all that life brings our way, and God works through and in us to draw us close to Him.

Who Advocates for the Church Worker?

Caring for church worker’s needs is a distant second priority to the demands of running the personnel side of a congregation and school and operating in the black. Consequently, many congregations have no one caring or advocating for the church worker. Julie Pallas offers ten practical and meaningful tips from to effect positive change in your congregation's financial and cultural climate.

Voice, but no Vote

LEA's Executive Director, Dr. Jonathan Laabs, recaps some highlights of the 64th LCMS Convention — particularly those decisions impacting Lutheran educators. With no vote, will you still have a voice?

LEA networks

ECEnet Early Childhood Educators (ECEnet)

ETnetElementary Teachers (ETnet)

EncourAGEnet Retired Lutheran Educators (EncourAGEnet)

LEADnet Leadership (LEADnet)

PENnet Parish Educators (PEN)

SECnetSecondary Educators (SECnet)

SNLnet Student Network Live! (SNL)




Executive Director’s Word & Editor’s Word

LEA News

Review, Reflect, and Resolve



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