Monthly Archives: August 2016

Watching Jesus

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What college freshmen have to look forward to

First Lutheran Church  Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church  Natoma, Kansas September, 2016 The college freshmen who walks into orientation this Fall was born around the year 1998, and is 18 years old.  They live in a different world then you … Continue reading

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Disciplining out of Love

Pentecost 14 – Hebrews 12:4-24

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Run the race

Wilson Lake Message – Hebrews 12:1-3 I am sure many of you are watching at least some part of the Olympic games from Brazil.  The modern Olympics began in the late 1890’s, but historically, they date back to the days … Continue reading

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Which Jesus?

Pentecost 13 – St. Luke 12:49-53 This year, probably more so than most others, the issue of politics is causing divisions.  The media daily highlights the divisions within the political parties over the philosophical principles of governing.  The mail is … Continue reading

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Where is the certainty?

On a few occasions, I have witnessed altar calls. Two in particular come to mind – one was a church I attended as part of a requirement for a college class, and when the altar call was announced, the entire … Continue reading

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What about memorization?

First Lutheran Church   Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church  Natoma, Kansas August, 2016 Some time back, I was involved in a discussion on education, and the matter of memorization came up, and in an effort to poo-poo the effort required to … Continue reading

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