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“Luther” Movie Night 2017

To observe the 500th anniversary of the Reformation of the Church, we are showing the movie, “Luther”, starring Joseph Fiennes.  The movie portrays the early 16th century, when regional princes and the powerful Church had a firm grip on Germany.  Martin Luther challenged that authority and refused to back down, even when threatened with death.  Luther’s faith set off the greatest revolution in history.  We are showing the movie on Sunday, November 5th at 6:30 PM.  It is two hours…
Pokemon Church Sign

Pokemon Go Is a Good Thing, But Not the Best Thing

Pokemon is single greatest thing since cars were invented that are forcing people to get outside and walking again.  I walk  or bike to church nearly every day (a whole 17 minutes walking and less than 7 on my bike) and I’ve run into people who I’ve never seen before.  Indianola feels like a community, with actual people and not just cars.  It’s great. Yet, Pokemon won’t do anything for us eternally.  For that, we need the Gospel.  Pokemon is a great tool,…
Good Shepherd VBS 2016

VBS 2016

FROM RAINDROPS TO RAINBOWS  From raindrops to rainbows is based on the truth that “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.” (Psalm 19:1) Each of the lessons is connected with a weather theme so students will enjoy learning of God’s love while discovering amazing facts about God’s fascinating creation of the weather. VBS at Good Shepherd is June 13-17, 2016 from 6:30-8:30 pm. A closing program and picnic will take place on Friday, June 17.…
Bethany Lutheran College Choirs Indianola

PHOTOS: Bethany Lutheran Choir Concert

Click to see photos of the Bethany Lutheran College choirs performing at Simpson College’s Smith Chapel on May 15, 2016.  Thanks to Thrivent for co-sponsoring the event. Here’s a video of Bethany singing their traditional closing hymn, On My Heart Imprint Thine Image:
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