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Photo frenzy

Forward in Christ can't resist a great photo, and Martin Luther College students delivered plenty of those during their spring choir tour. The photo above will be featured in "This is WELS" in May, but we couldn't wait to share it with our e-news subscribers. Do you know someone who might also like to be an FIC insider?
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Six MLC students on the bow of a ship on a playground
Two MLC males sitting on top of monkey bars on playground
MLC President Richard Gurgel with MLC students on choir tour
Sixty-three Martin Luther College students headed out during spring break on a tour of congregations in South Dakota, Colorado, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, and Nebraska. Martin Luther College President Richard Gurgel (pictured in the final photo) joined them. In addition to testing out the playgrounds along the way, the students also performed 11 concerts.

Sneak-peek: The Fourth Word

The Fourth Word
This Lent, Forward in Christ has teamed up with WELS Commission on Worship to offer short weekly videos based on each verse of "The Seven Words," hymn 436 in Christian Worship: Hymnal. The videos are released on social media each Wednesday in Lent. Each hymn verse also has a corresponding article in the March issue of Forward in Christ. Catch a sneak-peek of the fourth video. Or watch all four videos at forwardinchrist.net/videos.

A daily Bible reading plan

Follow along with these daily readings in God’s Word. This year-long study, which began on March 2, covers nearly all of the New Testament and about one-third of the Old Testament. Follow the schedule listed or adapt it to fit your needs.
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Explore these articles from the March issue:

My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?

Upclose Jesus looks in pain dark background
The trial had finally ended. As I prepared to leave the parking garage after the sentencing, one of the jurors stopped me. “Were you with the man who was on trial?” she asked. She added, “They won’t send him to jail, will they?” She went on to explain that she did not . . .

Midweek Bible class functions as family

Bible Class
“Let us not give up meeting together” (Hebrews 10:25 NIV84) is a directive that the Wednesday morning Bible class at Good Shepherd, West Bend, Wis., has taken to heart. Not even a pandemic could stop this group as they transitioned to online class . . .

WELS podcasts: Life Challenges

WELS podcasts: Life Challenges
As noted in the introduction to the Life Challenges podcast, “People today face many opportunities and struggles when it comes to issues of life and death, marriage and family, health and science. We’re here to bring a fresh, biblical perspective to these issues . . .
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