“Lean and Mean”

What will the next generation of WMPL missionaries look like? I suspect you’ve heard the reports about the shrinking nature of the church in North America, and you very well may see it happening from where you sit on Sunday mornings. Increasing numbers of Americans are simply saying “no” to church. In particular, more and more of today’s young people claim no religious affiliation whatsoever. The percentages are startling, to be sure, and many find … [Continue Reading]

November Milepost: Passing the Baton…

Over the past few months, we have marked a series of important historical milestones… • the 80th anniversary of those heady days in which we created the South American Mission Prayer League; • the 150th anniversary of the famous “Ebenezer Stone,” and the dawn of the Santal Mission; • the 500th anniversary of Luther’s wonderful theses, and the breakthrough that made us evangelical “sola-ists.” This month our milestone takes a very personal turn. Twenty years … [Continue Reading]

The Right Kind of “Lever”

In Business School we are taught about “financial leverage.” A lever, of course, is a tool designed to produce output force greater than input force. In the area of finance, a very common “lever” is debt. Investors will use OPM (other people’s money) to buy assets with less of their own money, thereby increasing the potential rate of return on their investment. While debt increases risk, when used judiciously, it can “leverage” greater return. The … [Continue Reading]

Celebration & Installation

Celebration Celebrating twenty years under the leadership of Chuck and Cindy Lindquist…and passing the baton. When? November 26, 2017 at 2:30pm Where? Calvary Lutheran Church, 7520 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley, MN 55427 Please RSVP by November 15 Installation Join us for the Installation of Paul Gossman as General Director of the World Mission Prayer League When? December 3, 2017 • 2:30-4:30pm Where? Trinity Lutheran of Minnehaha Falls, 5212 41st Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55417 … [Continue Reading]