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Archive for December, 2014

Web Store Maintenance Jan 3 or 4

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Our web stores for Augsburg Fortress, AF Canada, sparkhouse and Fortress Press will be down for scheduled maintenance for approximately 2 hours on either January 3 or January 4.  Technology provides the underpinnings for our ministry and business of publishing. We use technology to create new faith formation, music and worship resources for congregations. We […]

Creative Sharing of the Word with “Bread for the Day”

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Several years ago Bishop Steve Ullestad of the ELCA’s Northeastern Iowa Synod encouraged us to publish a little book that has become a favorite in a wide variety of places in both print and eBook formats across the Church.  The annual daily devotional (and more!), Bread for the Day  is purchased by individuals for themselves and as […]

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

At Augsburg Fortress, one of our top priorities each year is to encourage each of our staff members to identify one or more professional growth priorities and work on them throughout the year.  It’s so important for our future as a ministry of publishing that we track these on our Balanced Scorecard (similar to a […]



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