Calvary Lutheran students put their faith to test

Learning about witnessing

Pastor Josh Knippa of Faith Lutheran Church, at right, tries to elicit responses from students during a workshop Wednesday at Calvary Lutheran High School. There were several local Lutheran pastors involved in the Witness Workshop and they played the roles of non-believers or an “I’m a good person, just don’t go to church” type. The idea was a different approach to get the students to tell what they know about their faith. Students are, from left, Mary Elliot, Sylvia Braun, Skylar Lewis, background middle, Betsy Britt and Dakota Benton.

Pastor Josh Knippa of Faith Lutheran Church, at right, tries to elicit responses from students during a workshop Wednesday at Calvary Lutheran High School. There were several local Lutheran pastors involved in the Witness Workshop and they played the roles of non-believers or an “I’m a good person, just don’t go to church” type. The idea was a different approach to get the students to tell what they know about their faith. Students are, from left, Mary Elliot, Sylvia Braun, Skylar Lewis, background middle, Betsy Britt and Dakota Benton.

Real-world scenarios gave students at Calvary Lutheran High School pause to share their faith at a Witness Workshop Wednesday.

Truths that students have grown up with through church and family teachings were being formed into answers to questions from characters played by a dozen local pastors.

“We’re facing more and more people in this world who don’t know what sin is,” Pastor Gerald Scheperle noted.

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