Monthly Archives: November 2017

How awkward is this?

Thanksgiving Eve – Deuteronomy 8:1-10 Tonight is perhaps the strangest service that finds its way onto the church calendar each and every November.  In some ways, it is the equivalent of having church on the Fourth of July, or Memorial … Continue reading

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The problem is also the solution

Recently, I put forth a proposal calling for congregations calling sole pastors to be given priority in receiving Seminary candidates as opposed to those calling assistant or associate pastors from the Seminary.  One of the major objections to this proposal … Continue reading

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Continuing the Celebration

First Lutheran Church  Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church   Natoma, Kansas November, 2017 Over the next two months, you and I will no doubt remark on the arrival of Christmas in the stores and in the community, and even in the church, … Continue reading

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