Category Archives: LCMS Observations

I do vs. I will

It is amazing sometimes how television and fantasy distort our view of reality.  Because we have seen it so many times acted out, most people think that there are things in the traditional wedding rite, that when you go to … Continue reading

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A march and a movie

Friday was the annual March for Life, and throughout much of the morning, I followed a couple of different feeds reporting from the March, particularly the LCMS feed.  At lunch time, I was able to watch some of the speeches … Continue reading

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A hidden gem for pastors

When I was a student at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, classes shut down for two days every September for the annual Symposium.  All three years that I was on campus, I was amazed at how many people were there, especially … Continue reading

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We stand

Epiphany 2 – Life Sunday – Ephesians 6:13

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Time marches on

Last Sunday of the Church Year – St. Luke 23:27-43

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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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A Jesus lesson

Sunday of the Reformation – Revelation 14:6-7 Some of you may remember the year 1976, the year of the American Bicentennial.  The year was full of events and special activities and commemorations of all things associated with American independence.  Boston, … Continue reading

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