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Just do it

First Lutheran Church  Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church   Natoma, Kansas May, 2017 At any given time, I have a variety of writing projects that I am working on.  Some of these have deadlines that have to be met; others have … Continue reading

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Grace Alone

First Lutheran Church  Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church   Natoma, Kansas April, 2017 This is part 2 in a 4 part series on the Solas of the Reformation. Part 1 is in the January newsletter; parts 3 and 4 will be … Continue reading

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Destroy and Raise Up

First Lutheran Church   Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church  Natoma, Kansas March, 2017 Jesus answered them, ‘Destroy this temple, and in three days, I will raise it up.’       John 2:19 On September 11, 2001, I was in class on the … Continue reading

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I give thanks for all of you

First Lutheran Church  Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church   Natoma, Kansas February, 2017 I give thanks to God always for you because of the grace of God that was given in Christ Jesus – 1 Corinthians 1:4 St. Paul writes these … Continue reading

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Faith alone

First Lutheran Church Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church Natoma, Kansas January, 2017 This is part 1 of a 4 part series on the Solas of the Reformation. The others will appear in the April, July and October newsletters. In Genesis … Continue reading

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Christmas letter 2016

Christmas, 2016 How will this be, since I am a virgin? – St. Luke 1:34 Mary’s question is a valid one.  After all, virgins are not supposed to be found with child; it is scientifically impossible. And yet it will … Continue reading

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Reflections on stewardship

First Lutheran Church  Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church   Natoma, Kansas November, 2016 I was visiting a congregation some time back, and they announced that the new offering envelopes were available; and they encouraged people to take them home, even if … Continue reading

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