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Who is Lutheran Hour Ministries?

• • Leading global evangelism ministry that is on the frontiers of communicating the Good News to a lost and hurting world Actively engaged alongside ministry partners to connect the hurting and lost to the church community

Sharing the Good News •

United States:

One million Gospel touches each week • •

Internationally last year:

350,000 responses 54,446 referrals to local congregations

The Lutheran Hour • • • Airing since 1930 Now broadcast on more than 1,400 stations as well as the American Forces Network More than 800,000 listeners per week

The Lutheran Hour • •

New Speaker: Rev. Gregory Seltz

Previously the Director of the Cross-Cultural Ministry Center/ Professor of Theology at Concordia University-Irvine Pastoral experience in Tampa, Dallas and New York

Para el Camino Spanish-language program broadcasting in: United States Peru Costa Rica Ecuador Spain Honduras

International Ministries • • • Proclaims the Gospel in culturally appropriate venues and media Equips individuals to share Christ’s message of hope Engages volunteers and congregations

International Ministries Bible Correspondence Courses

International Ministries Radio Programming

International Ministries Music, Drama and Puppet Ministry

International Ministries Equipping the Saints

International Ministries Project JOEL

International Ministries Rallies and Outdoor Events

International Ministries Holistic Outreach

International Ministries Strategic Emphases • • • Unreached People Urban Areas Young People

Online Mission Trips • • First trip hosted during 2012 National Lutheran Schools Week Used combination of pre-recorded and live video clips from Paraguay

International Ministries Partnerships • • • Provide ongoing support Offer a one-time gift See the Gospel at work through hands-on service with an LHM ministry center

Men’s NetWork

Men’s NetWork • •

Regular Video Snippets

The Baloney Shop Stuff They Didn’t Teach Me in Sunday School

Men’s NetWork • • • Video-based Bible studies 18 videos available on a variety of topics Recent studies: – Joseph: Carpenter of Steel – Profiles Series: Ned Jarrett: Never Rode Alone Colt McCoy: A Father, Son and Football

Men’s NetWork • •

The Bible on Trial

More than 465 local airings nationwide National airings on Inspiration Network and NRB Network

New TV special planned for Fall 2012


MISSION U • • • • • • MU 101—Equipping to Share: Everyday Evangelism MU 102—Witnessing Methods: Seven Styles of Faith Sharing MU 201—Dealing with Tough Questions MU 202—The Outreach-Minded Church: Unified Vision and Mission MU 203—Sharing the Gospel in a Digital Age MU 301—Christ Alone in a Coexist World

five14 Cutting-edge evangelism program for teens • • • • • Training Events Videos Community Music Presentation

Regional Outreach Conferences • • • • • Compelling presenters Breakouts covering outreach topics to reach today’s culture Opportunities to connect to local, national and international ministries More than 2,000 attendees in 2011 Another series in 2013

Project Connect Topical booklets offering hope and comfort • •

Revolving Display

230 booklets (23 titles) 55 titles available • •

PC Junior

40 booklets (4 titles) Spanish-language available

JCPlayZone Award-winning, Christ-centered web site for kids

Devotions • •

Daily Devotions

Available online or via e-mail Written by Pastor Ken Klaus • •

Seasonal Devotions

Downloadable and customizable Available for Advent & Lent

Thank You!

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