New on lea.org
LEADnet, ECEnet, SECnet, MIDnet, PEN, and EncourAGEnet. Updated weekly
Podcasts page brought up to date
Two Religions That Claim to Be Christian (Sheri Bell
in ChurchLeaders)… just in case you
hear someone make these claims.
Nine Reasons Why Some People Abandon Christianity (And How to Talk to Them About God (Hannah Osborne
in CPH blog)… just in case you run
across some parents who fit this description—and you probably will.
Sanctity of Life and the LCMS
(KFUO Radio)… just in time for Life
Anyone who has children will
chuckle over this from Babylon Bee.
The Future of Teaching the Great Commission: A Q&A (Barna)
offers some sad insights about familiarity with the Great Commission.
Early bird discount deadline
for the 2019 LEA NAC is today. Save $$$!
2019 National Administrators Conference
February 17–19 in Washington D.C. Late-breaking good news: American Edventures offers a Feb. 16 travel journey—DC
SECRETS FAM TOUR—exclusively for attendees of the 2019 NAC. More here. (Use
tour code # 901570648.)
The convocation planning team and
LEA staff are meeting in St. Louis Sunday through Tuesday. The team is picking
up steam! We’ll be reporting to you soon. We hope to open registration early in
LEAnews will not be issued next Tuesday, January 22.
January 18, 2019
Scroll down for the January15, issue.
NEW at www.lea.org …
GLEnet, ETnet, and PEN weekly
devotion “Going Out of Your Mind”
based on Col. 2:8. You may go
directly to the pdf version
Past… devotion: “Play
Favorites” from 2003 based on Acts 10:34–38. You may also go directly to
the pdf version here.
The Importance of the Teacher’s Worldview (Michelle Holland for ACSI) covers a critically important
topic for educators in Lutheran schools. “Fulfill the purpose for which we
exist—to train students to think and live like Christ in this world so they can
enter secular arenas equipped to withstand atheistic and humanistic worldviews
as well as spark change in those around them.”
LEA is scheduled
to record three podcasts this week. Members should watch for special
announcements as these become available. Podcast and archived webinar links are
(You must log in as a member.)
God in the Space
Between the Stars
(John Stonestreet & G. Shane Morris in BreakPoint)…
Read it in wonderment! Share it with older students too. (Weekend A La Carte)
Something you might
want to share with
parents… “Alike” (Thanks to Bob Foerster for this lead.)
discount deadline for the Feb 17–19, 2019 LEA National
Administrators Conference is January 18. The early bird gets a better deal than