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Life Week 2025: Sunday, January 19 – Saturday, January 25

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Life Shines in Darkness | Life Week 2025

Sunday, January 19, 2025

  • Life Shines at Church with Virginia Flo

Focus: An overview of the created-redeemed-called Gospel motivation and practical suggestions for those speaking and showing the sanctity of life in and with the local congregation.

Monday, January 20, 2025

  • Life Shines at School with Michelle Bauman

Focus: Identifying life issues that students especially encounter and outlining the opportunities educational communities have for celebrating sanctity of life in curriculum and on campus.

Tuesday, January 21, 2025

  • Life Shines in Children with [announcing speaker soon]

Focus: Emphasizing the blessings that God gives through procreation and parenting and finding ways both to oppose the cultural adult-first outlook and affirm receiving kids—one’s own and those of others—as privileges, particularly inculcating in them their worth as well as their neighbors.

Wednesday, January 22, 2025

  • Life Shines in Money with Dave Probst & Rev. Michael Salemink

Focus: Exploring how a consumption economy pressures against the sanctity of life, attending to a Biblical theology of income and expenditure as service to neighbor, and inventorying how to convert cash into investment in Gospel proclamation.

Thursday, January 23, 2025

  • Life Shines in Dialogue with Josh Brahm

Focus: Strategies and practices for speaking the truth in love about life issues, overcoming barriers and opening relationships through conversation and advocacy that displays both courage and compassion to warn and win over.

Friday, January 24, 2025

  • Life Shines in Civic Action with Kim Laube

Focus: Reaching beyond voting toward educating oneself about advancing legislation, engaging elected representatives with grace, and local governance arenas that affect sanctity of life matters.

Saturday, January 25, 2025

  • Life Shines in Vocation with Rev. Jeff Leininger

Focus: Leveraging one’s relationships, occupations, interests, and environments to demonstrate the sanctity of neighbors and declare to them how God loves every human being.

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