Tag Archives: lasting promise
Posted on 28. Aug, 2013 by Dan Ruth.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington. (Watch the whole 16-minute speech here.) Little needs to be said about the enormous impact his speech has had on American history and culture. We wanted to share our own dreams for the future of our world. […]
Posted on 11. Sep, 2012 by Dan Ruth.
“For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.” – Romans 8:38-39 God of Mercy, As […]
Posted on 03. May, 2012 by Nikki Massie.
“You can kill a man, but you can’t kill an idea.” ~Medgar W. Evers We will probably never know the name of the kind soul in Alabama who nominated Lutheran World Relief for the Medgar W. Evers Award for contributions to Religion and Education. The award recipient is chosen by the Walker County Honorary Committee […]
Posted on 29. Feb, 2012 by Dan Ruth.
Everything we do at Lutheran World Relief is in response to the love that God has shown us through Jesus Christ. I first learned the words of 1 John 4 in a song at Bible Camp as a child: Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God and everyone who loveth is […]
Posted on 14. Dec, 2011 by Melanie Gibbons.
Both our respect and appreciation for each other and the critical and urgent nature of our mission call us to employ the highest standards in our lives and work. We are not owners; rather we strive to be wise trustees: “The earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it” (Psalm 24:1). Aware of […]
Posted on 10. Dec, 2011 by Cheryl Philip.
“In the course of history, there comes a time when humanity is called to shift to a new level of consciousness, to reach higher moral ground. A time when we have to shed fear and give hope to each other. That time is now.” Wangari Maathai in her lecture after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004. […]
Posted on 07. Dec, 2011 by Mary Duvall.
God has modeled for us the decisive act of accompaniment in the life of Jesus. By walking along the road and breaking bread with his companions (Luke 24), Jesus met others eye to eye, accessing new horizons for them to construct their future. Similarly, we endeavor to walk and work with partners. As we engage […]
Posted on 07. Oct, 2011 by Dan Ruth.
We here at Lutheran World Relief send our highest congratulations and thank-you to Leymah Gbowee, one of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize Laureates. Gbowee began to help end the civil war in Liberia when, in 2002, she “rallied women to sing and pray to protest fighting in a fish market”1, which began the Women for […]
Posted on 18. Jan, 2011 by Dan Ruth.
Today we are officially announcing our new logo and tagline, “Sustainable Development. Lasting Promise.” In conversations with many LWR supporters, we’ve heard that LWR looked a little “behind the times,” and that a new look — one that could appeal to a wide variety of audiences — would help us spread our message and engage […]