Native Christians Blog

December 21, 2018

"And He will be their peace" (Micah 5:5).

One of my favorite memories of Christmas comes from the Church of the Open Bible in Whiteriver, AZ.  At the end of the Christmas Eve service we would dim the lights, and a hush would settle over the packed church.  Ushers would...

November 4, 2018

Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen. (Ephesians 3:20,21).

I love...

September 11, 2018

“Make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; 6 and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; 7 and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love. 8 For...

August 20, 2018

Then they gathered around him and asked him, “Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?” He said to them: “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority. 8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit c...

“When they heard about the resurrection of the dead, some of them sneered, but others said, ‘We want to hear you again on this subject.’  At that, Paul left the Council” (Acts 17:32).

When the Apostle Paul entered the city of Athens, it must have been impressive, s...

For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light 9 (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth) 10 and find out what pleases the Lord. 11 Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness,...

February 18, 2018

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We walk together with the Lord forever - here's an example of putting that phrase to work in a very tangible way.

A few telephone calls. A few bulletin announcements. A few arrangements. A Thrivent Action Grant. God's servants: willing to shop, travel, and serve with a...

It empowered their day. 

It empowered their singing. 

It empowered their lives. 

It has empowered my life as a teacher, wife, Christian woman. 

Last Sunday, the 3rd through 5th grade classrooms boldly sang in front of over 100 people: The Battle Belongs to the Lord. W...

February 10, 2018

A week is spent building shade houses, cooking traditional food, working with neighbors, singing, sharing, crying, hugging. 

But for a CHRISTIAN it’s something even more - it’s hanging onto Scripture, praying and comforting one another. The people call on their pastor a...

February 8, 2018

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Click on these links to read THRILLING WILD WEST History of the WELS exploring how to begin WORLD MISSION WORK on the Apache Reservation! These are

public essays that can be very long. Each is written by a Seminary student as their master's thesis OR by a Professor as h...

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Pastor Dan Rautenberg

Native American Mission

Field Coordinator

Apache  Christian Training School  (ACTS) Director