Monthly Archives: October 2013

Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation, 496 Years Later

When Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the Castle Church Doors in Wittenberg on October 31, 1517 – he set in motion a series of events that changed the world.  For Lutheran Christians it is a day of great … Continue reading

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HeartSong Cedarville University – A Mighty Fortress

A few friends of mine posted this on Facebook. If I can help a few others see this fun rendition of Luther’s “A Mighty Fortress”  and support Heartsong from Cedarville University, I’m happy to do my part. What I love … Continue reading

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Greg Walter Book Blog Tour, Day 4, Being Promised

By Joe McGarry If you have not been following along Greg Walter’s book tour please check out posts by Clint, Geoff, and Steve.  Greg Walter is a professor at St. Olaf College in Minnesota and has written a new book entitled Being Promised: Theology, Gift, and … Continue reading

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Greg Walter Book Blog Tour, Day 3, Religious Consumerism & the Gift Economy

BEING PROMISED: THEOLOGY, GIFT AND PRACTICE, BY GREGORY A. WALTER Dr. Gregory Walter serves as Associate Professor of Religion at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. We have never met in person, but met through some mutual friends we share … Continue reading

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Greg Walter Book Blog Tour, Day 2, Being Promised (Christian Theology for a Postmodern World)

by Stephen Schmidt Posted on October 23, 2013 by PastorSteve Gregory Walter I was asked to read Professor Gregory Walter’s new book Being Promised: Theology, Gift, and Practice. It is part of Eerdmans Publishing Company’s series Sacra Doctrina: Christ Theology for a Postmodern Age.  Professor … Continue reading

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Greg Walter Book Blog Tour, Day 1: Being Promised and Boba Fett

By Clint Schnekloth Make sure and read all the way to the bottom, to see an exclusive video, Theology, Gift, Boba Fett and Han Solo in Carbonite An Interview With Professor Gregory Walter of St. Olaf College on his recent book, Being … Continue reading

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“God’s Injustice” A Sermon on Luke 18:1-8.

October 20, 2013 a sermon on Luke 18:1-8 “God’s Injustice” St. Michael’s Lutheran Church New Canaan, CT

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