For students in Grades 6 through 12
(Any Lutheran student or student in a Lutheran school)
Sponsored by Lutherans For Life of WI
1. Students will write a life-affirming essay based on the 2019 Conference theme: “Did God Really Say…?” and Conference Bible verse “Lord to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life.” (John 6:68) Not incorporating the conference verse in the essay will disqualify the entry.
2. Examples of topics the essay could deal with include, but are not limited to, the following: abortion, the handicapped, adoption or foster care, infanticide, cloning, stem cell research, physician assisted suicide or euthanasia.
3. Essays should include student’s name, grade (Identify school or church), email and home mailing address. All entries submitted by a teacher or pastor, should also include their name and email address. This information should be submitted on the rubric page used in grading the essay
. You may use that as a reference of expectations.
4. Each school or congregation may have their students enter a school level contest first, but in the end, each school or congregation will submit only one entry for grades 6-8 and one entry for grades 9-12.