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Greg Strand


Greg Strand is EFCA executive director of theology and credentialing, and he serves on the Board of Ministerial Standing as well as the Spiritual Heritage Committee. He and his family are members of Northfield (Minnesota) EFC.

Logos 9

A Review


A Pastoral Prayer

Our Brokenness, Our Repentance, Our Hope


God the Son, Incarnate

Jesus Christ, the Light of the World

Giving Thanks In All Circumstances

“Now Thank We All Our God”

The Giving of Thanks

The true mark of a Christian


Our Father in Heaven

Prayer for the 2020 election

The Christian's Call to Lament

Learning to sit on the ash heap and cry

Regathering as the People of God

"Phased Plan for Congregations Gathering Again"

Future Corporate Gatherings of the Church Family

A Few Principles and Practices to Ponder Prayerfully