Monthly Archives: June 2006

Still on vacation…and lovin’ it!

Right now we are in West Texas (Gardendale to be precise). Weather is great, and Wimbledon is on! The other day we went to Carlsbad Caverns after an overnight stay in Roswell, NM. I have never been to C.C’s and … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation!

I’m on vacation right now. We’re headed out to CO for a Bauer Family reunion in Pueblo, and then down to TX to visit with Amy’s family. Last night we stayed in Hays, KS at a Best Western. So far … Continue reading

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Jesus’ SET (Self Evaluation Tool) Question #9

#9. Describe your preferred practice regarding the use of The Lutheran Hymnal, Lutheran Worship, other hymnals and song books.Answer: I am a strong proponent of reverent, liturgical worship (Hebrews 12:28; See also Leviticus1-27). I do not approve of disorder and … Continue reading

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Jesus’ SET (Self Evaluation Tool) Questions 6-8

#6. Describe your personal spiritual disciplines, prayer, and devotional life.Answer: I have been known to fast on occasion (Matthew 4:2). I also have a regular discipline of prayer (Matthew 14:23). Sometimes we sing hymns (Matthew 26:30). I like to be … Continue reading

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Sermon for Trinity 1

Sermon on Luke 16:19-31First Sunday after TrinityJune 18, 2006Rev. Paul L. Beisel Baptized saints in our Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Faith comes by hearing. Seeing is … Continue reading

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Church Shopping and Hotel Searching

My wife (Amy) gives me great ideas for blog posts. I don’t use all of them because sometimes I forget what they are, but this weekend she gave me two. This is one of them. Since we stayed in a … Continue reading

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Phantom of the Opera

Tonight the wife and I are going to St. Louis to see “Phantom of the Opera” at Fox Theatre. We are celebrating our 5th wedding anniversary, and for once in my life I’ve got orchestra seating. I’ve been to see … Continue reading

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