Monthly Archives: June 2012

Presentation of the Augsburg Confession

Read: Romans 10:5-17 Lord God, heavenly Father, You preserved the teaching of the apostolic Church through the confession of the true faith at Augsburg. Continue to cast the bright beams of Your light upon Your Church that we, being instructed … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Nativity of St. John the Baptist

Read St. Luke 1:57-80 Almighty God, through John the Baptist, the forerunner of Christ, You once proclaimed salvation. Now grant that we may know this salvation and serve You in holiness and righteousness all the days of our life; through … Continue reading

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The Pastors Corner

This is my article that was published today in the Natoma-Luray Independent of the Russell County News. Everyone has a role Last week, I went and saw the movie Madagascar 3.  As is my custom, I stayed through the end … Continue reading

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Confessing Moments

At several District conventions over the past weeks and months, delegates have seen a variety of videos called ‘Mission Moments’.  Most of these videos dealt with a person or congregation that was doing some form of outreach or community service … Continue reading

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The Problem with Omnibus C

Tucked away at the end of every convention, whether it be District or Synod are three more resolutions that are brought to the floor in the closing minutes of the convention.  These three resolutions are affectionately called Omnibus A, B, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Madagascar 3

Idolatry is an ugly sin.  It can cause one to do things that are quite ugly, things that they would otherwise never even consider doing in order to achieve their goals. In Madagascar 3, the animals are determined to get … Continue reading

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Convention Festivals Occuring Now

During the month of June this year, there are at least 20 District conventions occurring in the LCMS for a range of 2-4 days each. What exactly occurs at these conventions?  Excellent question. Bylaw 4.2.1 reads: Conventions of the district … Continue reading

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