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While we are working toward the day every legislator knows and feels confident confiding in at least one Bible-believing pastor we realize, as a pastor, you already do a lot. If you want to influence the laws of our state but feel maxed out, we’re bridging the gap. The CAN Newsletter will educate you on legislation, encourage you in your faith and share practical tools for helping your congregation engage in the culture for God’s glory. 

Ministry After Election Day
How good and encouraging it is to know that God will accomplish His purposes through those who are elected. I hope once we know who is elected this fall, you’ll join us in the capitol to share the gospel and pray with your elected officials--a ministry that will also, we believe, encourage your church family and help them keep a proper perspective in these hyper-political days. We thank God for you and your ministry, especially in these challenging days.
Does God care about our politics?
There is no such thing as a perfect candidate, but we should seek to vote for individuals who will defend life, God’s plan for the family, and God’s intentions for human sexuality. We should seek to vote for candidates who will stand for truth, like the truth that God created us male and female.
So, When DOES Life Begin?
We were encouraged by the response of our campers at LEAD WI this summer. Thankfully they have the resources that I didn’t have at their age to stand for life. I believe these campers will make an impact throughout our state for the pro-life cause.
Praise God!
Last week our ministry had the blessing of hosting our annual LEAD Wisconsin camp. I (Daniel) also spent time in Iowa last week for the annual Daniel Impact training with 13 other state Church Ambassador Network leaders throughout America.
LEAD Wisconsin is Next Week!
The Wisconsin Family Council (WFC) office is full and busier even than usual this week as we prepare for LEAD Wisconsin camp, which starts next Sunday, July 10-July 15.
What's on the Line
An adage we hear every other November is “this is the most important election of our lifetime.” This phrase has been used since as early as 1805 and continues to be used because every election is important to someone's lifetime!
US Supreme Court Overturns Roe!
I have exciting news! Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Dobbs and the State of Mississippi in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health. This landmark case overturns Roe v. Wade by returning abortion law to the states.
My Pronouns are He and Him
Our newest US Supreme Court justice-elect, herself a woman, and appointed to the court in part because she IS a woman, could not define what a woman is.
Right in Their Own Eyes
In our culture, we see this modeled. Not only has our culture rejected the Kingship of Jesus Christ, but as a result it does what is right in its own eyes.
Defined By Hope
Because of Jesus, there is hope. There is hope for the victims of evil as well as for the perpetrators of evil. There is hope in the midst of darkness, because Jesus is the light of the world.
Fatherhood and the Heart of God
Sadly, more and more children and young adults today have no earthly concept of fatherhood--or have one that is absolutely contrary to biblical fatherhood.
Remembering the Sacrifice
We honored the ultimate sacrifice that some of those in our military have made, but as Christian’s we should also spend time reminding ourselves of the sacrifice Christ made on the cross for our sins.
Cautiously Optimistic
"How exciting it is to be able to even think about a post-Roe Wisconsin and America! Stay tuned, stay in prayer, and stay encouraged!”
The Headlines We Didn’t Want and the Prayer Support We Need
As you likely have already heard, the offices of Wisconsin Family Action and Wisconsin Family Council were vandalized over the weekend. A fire was started in Julaine’s office resulting in fire, smoke and then water damage.
Let’s face it—ministry can be tough!
There is no getting around it. Ministry can be tough. But it isn’t just ministry. The life of discipleship can be tough. The reality is, there is a price to pay for being a Christian. Jesus said in Luke 9:23, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.” The life of a Jesus-follower is characterized by bearing a cross—daily.
Have Lunch Plans Tomorrow?
I’m excited to personally invite you to an event we’re hosting tomorrow. One of America’s best apologetics leaders with Generation Z will be joining us for our first "Lunch with a Purpose" of 2022. You can join us via Zoom tomorrow, Wednesday, April 27, from noon to 1 p.m. Carl is the co-founder of Reasons for Hope and DeBunked ministries. You can sign up here for tomorrow’s event.
Do You Have a Plan?
Yesterday, the Church Ambassador Network started a seasonal priority shift. From April 15th through November 8th, 118 out of 132 members of the State Legislature are campaigning, as well as is every member in partisan office in the Executive Branch. We will try to minister to the fourteen who are not running for office; however, we want to take these next few months to better equip your ministry on the issue of life.
Stewards of Mysteries
It is astounding that God has entrusted us with the management of His mysteries, which must surely include the gospel of Jesus Christ.
2 Timothy 2:4
More importantly, we want Christians to see that God can place us in situations unexpectedly where we have an opportunity to minister to others.
That’s The Way It’s Supposed to BE
We believe that the shepherds of the church ministering to the shepherds of government is “the way it’s supposed to be.”
Why Are You Here?
By living this non-partisan Gospel mission out over the last two years, our organization was given the opportunity to lead the Wisconsin State Assembly in prayer for their last scheduled session day before the 2022 elections.
Why do the Nations Rage
In Psalm 2:1, the Psalmist asks the question, “Why do the heathen [nations] rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?” What is the "vain [meaningless and futile] thing" they imagine? Verse 2 appears to answer that question by observing that the kings and rulers of the earth have decided to align themselves “against the Lord, and against his anointed.” It doesn’t get any more vain than that!
We Have Come Not To Be Served, But To Serve
The Church Ambassador Network uses the Matthew 20:28 mindset in our meetings with governing authorities. Often when we sit down with a governing authority, they ask, “What can I do for you today?” We are the only group that meets with governing authorities to minister to them. They are expecting us to ask for a bill or a vote on our behalf. However, we offer to minister to them and serve their needs. Our answer to their question is, “How can the church serve you and pray for you?”
Love Others As Christ Loved Us
Jesus said, “A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.” Jesus teaches us that we are to be known by our love. Dave and I prayed with 10 legislators last week as they walked into their floor sessions. Would you join us next time so that we can reach 20?
Resolution To Pray For Elected Officials
May the Lord of the harvest grant to each of your ministries a reaping in this new year. Please pray for Nebuchadnezzar- like conversions in our legislature and in our city and county governments.
How Can We Serve Your In 2022?
We’re already 18 days into 2022 leaving us with 347 days in this new year. That's 347 days filled with great opportunities to get the Gospel out!
Are You Prepared For Sanctity Of Life Sunday?
Sanctity of Human Life Sunday will be observed either this coming Sunday (16th) or next Sunday (23rd). We encourage you and your church to participate in Sanctity of Life Sunday in some way. For each church, participation may look different; but this week we want to provide some simple ideas for how your church can easily incorporate Sanctity of Life Sunday in your worship service.
Sanctity Of Life Month
We’d like to encourage you to press forward with equipping your church for Sanctity of Life Month. Over the next few weeks, I will provide events and resources your church can use to support life this month and build a biblical theology of human life with events that support life.

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