Monthly Archives: July 2011

Movie Review: Captain America: The First Avenger

Captain America: The First Avenger leaves much to be desired.  In my opinion, it should really have been made into two movies: the first on how Captain America came to be, ending with the big rescue operation; and then the … Continue reading

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August 2011 newsletter

Peace Lutheran Church Natoma, Kansas August, 2011 One of the many blessings the Church enjoys is the generally accepted use of a Lectionary system.  The Lectionary, in our case the Three Year Lectionary, is designed to give a flow and … Continue reading

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The Circuit Vicar

It is something every pastor in The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod experiences during their Seminary education: Vicarage.  A year spent observing and participating in the life of  a congregation under the supervision of a Pastor. But while everyone experiences Vicarage, not … Continue reading

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What would Jesus cut?

There is a lot of talk in the news lately about President Obama and Congress trimming a few billion or trillion off of the Federal deficit.  Ultimately there are only two ways to reduce the deficit: you either make more … Continue reading

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Book Review: Generation Ex-Christian

I recently finished reading Generation Ex-Christian by Drew Dyck.  In this book Dyck recounts numerous interviews he has had with those who were brought up in the faith and have left the faith upon reaching adulthood, specifically the 20-30 year … Continue reading

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Movie Review: TRANSFORMERS 3

TRANSFORMERS: Dark of the Moon is the third installment of the TRANSFORMERS movie franchise.  It depicts the human Sam and his girlfriend helping the Autobots fight against the evil Decepticons continuing a war begun on the TRANSFORMERS home planet of … Continue reading

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