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  • St. Paul Lutheran High School Alumni article on Terry Tieman and TCN

    St. Paul Lutheran High School Alumni article on Terry Tieman and TCN

    “How hard is it to open a door? Well, it all depends. If it is an automatic door with an electric eye or magnetic sensor, it’s as easy as simply putting one foot in front of the other. However, if it is a sealed tomb with a gigantic boulder in front of it, it’s pretty darn hard! “The first kind of door can be opened by just about any human being. The second can be opened only by the hand of God Himself! And when it comes to opening the doors of the church to lost and unchurched people, we are talking about something in between, something that will require the power of the...Read More...

    Shepherding the Next Generation by Rev. Dr. Terry Tieman

    Shepherding the Next Generation by Rev. Dr. Terry Tieman

    “Community outreach continues to be a powerful hinge for swinging open the door of the church for God’s people to become incarnational disciple makers. Jesus said to His first disciples, “I will make you fishers of men” (Mark 1:17). Today, He might say to us, ‘You have to go fishing to catch a fish!’” (Excerpt from Skill Builders: Leadership Tools for Opening Doors to Your Community.)   So the important question remains, “Where is the best place to fish?”  Or, the way I always put it when I went fishing with my Dad, “Where should I go where you can guarantee that...Read More...

    What Do You Need to Unlearn? by Terry Tieman

    What Do You Need to Unlearn? by Terry Tieman

    What Do You Need to Unlearn? By Terry Tieman   Sometimes it is harder to unlearn things than to learn them!  For instance, next week I will be joining my brothers for our annual Tieman Golf Outing.  This is a time for us to reconnect and catch up on each other’s lives and families, as well as play a few rounds of golf.  I love this time together!     Can you pick out Terry in the photo?  Hint:  Look for the TCN Logo!   The only problem is that my brothers are a competitive bunch and I am a terrible golfer!  (I still can’t understand why they...Read More...