Nicole Kiefer will be a sophomore this fall at Luther College.  She is a Northeastern Iowa Synod WIYLDE Alumna and Synod Lutheran Youth Network leader. In this guest post she shares her experience as a volunteer at the ELCA Youth Gathering, held July June 27-July 1 in Houston. This fall I will begin my sophomore […]

Immediately after the close of the 2015 Northeastern Iowa Synod Assembly, some of the youth voting members remained on the Wartburg College Campus and joined other youth for the annual leadership Camp known has WIYLDE (Wholly Iowa Youth Leadership Discipling Event). This annual camp is designed to teach and grow high school youth into leaders […]

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I often find myself pondering what the Church will look like in 20, 30, or even 50 years from now. What traditions or customs that are common to us now will seem outdated or odd to them, but more importantly, will the Church still strive to feed the hungry, clothe […]