Monthly Archives: December 2013

Saving Mr. Banks

To be honest, Mary Poppins was never one of my favorite Disney movies.  I much preferred Bedknobs and Broomsticks and the animated films. One of the reasons for that is that I never quite understood what Mary Poppins was about; … Continue reading

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January 2014 newsletter

First Lutheran Church  Plainville, Kansas  Peace Lutheran Church  Natoma, Kansas January, 2014  Well, it is official.  We are a dual parish.  Do you feel any different? Probably not; the Elders, chairmen and I have gone to great lengths to make … Continue reading

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Christmas 2013

Peace Lutheran Church  Natoma, Kansas  Christmas, 2013 The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen, as it had been told them. St. Luke 2:20 I wonder how often the shepherds returned from anything glorifying … Continue reading

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3 inches and 2 ounces

Advent 4       St. Matthew 1:18-25 Many of you have probably seen one of these before: it is a model of a child in the womb at 12 weeks from conception.   They have become quite popular over the years at the … Continue reading

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A season for killing trees

This is my article that was published today in the Natoma-Luray Independent section of The Russell County News and that will be published tomorrow in The Plainville Times. A season for killing trees So it occurred to me the other … Continue reading

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December 2013 newsletter

Peace Lutheran Church   Natoma, Kansas December, 2013 I was born at 6AM on a Friday in October.  Needless to say, my dad, a Lutheran school teacher, did not go to work that day.  However, one of the administrators at the … Continue reading

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