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  • Martin and Sallie are joined by Rachel Feld to discuss an interesting article from the Horizon report entitled "Rethinking the Roles of Teachers." Has the rapid advancement of educational technology changed the role of our teachers? WELSTech is a weekly audio and video podcast sponsored by the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) and is available at welstech.wels.net. Join the conversation! Cast: WELS Tags: teachers, educational technology and education

  • Bible reading Genesis 47:13-48:22 (NIV84)

  • “At that time the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and all the peoples of the earth will mourn. They will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven, with power and great glory.” All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the Holy Bible, New Continued.

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  • That practice has been the exception not the norm. When it comes to Lutheran church bodies in the United States, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) allows its congregations the flexibility to adopt and implement that practice. While Scripture of course does not designate a specific age when people can begin receiving the Lord’s Supper, it does provide guidance and rationale for not communing the very young. “So then, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of sinning against the body and blood of the Lord. Everyone ought to examine themselves before they eat of the bread and drink from the cup. For those who eat and drink without discerning the body of Christ eat and drink judgment on themselves” (1 Corinthians 11:27-29). Our historic practice of youth Confirmation and Holy Communion reception has those Bible verses in mind.

  • Contrary to what a religion like the Jehovah’s Witnesses teaches, the Bible speaks of the Holy Spirit being a separate person of the Trinity. I would encourage you to look up Bible passages like these: Matthew 3:16-17; 12:31-32; 28:19; John 14:16; 15:26; 2 Corinthians 13:14. The Athanasian Creed states biblical truth when it says: “We worship one God in three persons and three persons in one God, without mixing the persons or dividing the divine being. For each person—the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit—is distinct, but the deity of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit is one, equal in glory and coeternal in majesty…So the Father is God, the Son is God, the Holy Spirit is God; yet they are not three Gods, but one God. So the Father is Lord, the Son is Lord, the Holy Spirit is Lord; yet they are not three Lords, but one Lord…The Holy Spirit is neither made nor created nor begotten, but proceeds from the Father and the Son.”