Monthly Archives: February 2011

Living in a New World

A few years ago, one of my seminary interns suggested I join something called “Facebook.” I had no idea why. After the explanation it seemed like an interesting novelty. It would be fun to find old school friends I supposed, … Continue reading

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Being Church Again – Another Wrong Way Discovered

I just finished reading Power, Politics and the Missouri Synod, by James C. Burkee. I’ve read some of my colleagues’ reviews of the book, and since I have a history within the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) I thought I’d pick … Continue reading

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Relevance – Going the Wrong Way…

One of my best friends, Pastor Brian Scott of First Lutheran Church in Red Wing, MN, helped me put a finger on something that has been bothering me for a while. I’ve had hunches. I’ve written articles about it. I’ve … Continue reading

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I woke up Tuesday morning and followed my regular routine. I turned on the coffee pot. I flipped on the news. I checked my email. I grabbed a bowl of cereal and newly brewed coffee and parked myself on the … Continue reading

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