Monthly Archives: September 2012

October 2012 newsletter

Peace Lutheran Church    Natoma, Kansas  October, 2012 Early in the summer, Adult Bible Class did a Bible study from Lutheran Hour Ministries Men’s Network entitled: We the People: Citizens of Two Kingdoms.  And one of the key points of that … Continue reading

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Encouragement for Small Towns

How many times have you presented an idea, and been told ‘We can’t do that.’  Or ‘We don’t have the people for that?’ I am going to guess that if you live in a rural or small town, you have … Continue reading

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Leadership Series: Herod the Tetrarch – Bearing the Burden

Read St. Mark 6:14-29 One of the greatest burdens that any ruler carries is the burden of putting people to death.  One would hope that the President of the United States, or the leaders of Britain or France or any … Continue reading

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Music Review: Blown Away by Carrie Underwood

Pop-superstar Carrie Underwood has a new hit single entitled Blown Away.  The song is not particularly religious, dealing more with a daughter and her alcoholic father, but we will get to that later. One of the lines of the refrain … Continue reading

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Leadership Series: Archelaus – Living under a dictator

Read St. Matthew 2:19-23 Herod the Great was a brutal ruler who killed his own family members, not to mention the baby boys in Bethlehem, in an attempt to keep power.  In a case of the apple not falling far … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Corner Article

This is my article that was published today in the Natoma-Luray Independent of The Russell County News. Tell the next generation The phrase ‘tell the next generation’ can be seen throughout the entire Old Testament.  The people are constantly being … Continue reading

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9/11: A reflection and a lesson

Read 2 Timothy 4:1-5 Shortly after September 11, 2001, there was an opinion article in one of the local New York papers in which the author related how she had been watching ABC News and had felt that Peter Jennings … Continue reading

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