Monthly Archives: October 2012

Leadership Series: Festus the Governor & King Agrippa – If Only…

Read Acts 25-26 It is easy to look at our reading and wonder what might have been.  It is easy to say that if only Paul had not entered his appeal and had waited a little longer, then Festus and … Continue reading

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November church newsletter

Peace Lutheran Church    Natoma, Kansas November, 2012 In August, I went to Wichita for two days for a class on the book of Psalms; and then in October, I spent a day studying the Psalms via the Kansas District Education … Continue reading

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The Pastor’s Corner

This is my article that was published today in the Natoma-Luray Independent section of The Russell County News. Looking in the mirror For the most part, I like staying in hotels.  It generally means that I get to eat out, … Continue reading

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Leadership Series: Felix the Governor – So close, yet so far

Read Acts 23:1-24:27 When I was in New York, I got called for jury duty once.  And in the case that I was a potential juror on, the crime, armed robbery, occurred in December 2002, and it was finally getting … Continue reading

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The Pastor as Theologian

This is the paper The Pastor as Theologian that I presented at the 2012 Kansas District Pastor’s Conference. To summarize it for you, I take an address made by Pope Benedict XVI for the 44th World Communications Day, and apply … Continue reading

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Music Review: One Direction – Live While We’re Young

I am slowly becoming convinced that there is not one redeeming value in music today, and that it would be in the best interests of everyone involved to just shut down the music industry entirely, and just finish off time … Continue reading

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Leadership Series: Herod the King – The birth of Persecution

Read Acts 12 You have seen this time and time again.  Someone does something and fails, and someone else immediately tries to do the exact same thing in the exact same way.  And to the surprise of no one, just … Continue reading

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