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An LCMS Pastor in North-Central Kansas

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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Rethinking Calling from the Seminary

Greetings! At the recent Kansas District Professional Church Worker’s Conference, I presented a paper and a proposed overture for consideration and feedback.  The overture will hopefully come before the Kansas District Convention in June, as well as other District Conventions … Continue reading

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Christ Alone

First Lutheran Church   Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church   Natoma, Kansas October, 2017 This is part 4 of a 4 part series on the Solas of the Reformation.  Parts 1, 2, and 3 can be found in the January, April and … Continue reading

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Be ready to confess Jesus

Pentecost 17/LWML Sunday – 2 Timothy 4:1-4

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What is right

Pentecost 16 – St. Matthew 20:1-16

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What does forgiveness look like?

Pentecost 15 – Genesis 50:15-21

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