Monthly Archives: September 2008

Objective & Subjective Justification

In my reading the other day, I came across what I thought was a great explanation of the relationship between what Lutheran theologians have called objective and subjective (or, if you prefer, universal and personal) justification. This book is written … Continue reading

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My other blog

In case anyone is interested, I’m starting to post again at my other blog, Gladius Spiritus.

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Making Something Out of Nothing

This story has once again confirmed what I have thought for a while: our society is turning non-criminal behavior into crimes and fails adequately to punish behavior that actually is criminal. Summary: a 10 year old boy was suspended, yes, … Continue reading

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Sermon Prep and Other Stuff

It was a long week. I couldn’t get two lines out for a sermon. I finally finished it up this morning before church. I would have used an old one, but there weren’t any that I really felt moved to … Continue reading

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My Wife…

…has an interesting take on the choice of Palin for V.P. I think she would probably make a better president than John McCain actually. But I do think that the Common Sense Mom (my wife) makes some good points. When … Continue reading

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IE7 Still My Favorite

Okay, so I’ve tried Firefox 3 and the new Google Chrome web browsers. Between Firefox and Chrome, I’m not sure which one I like better. Chrome is definitely cool. It’s a toss-up, I guess. But when all is said and … Continue reading

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Out with the old, in with the new, or, the trip from hell

Here is us saying “goodbye” to our van last week in Pittsburg, KS after coasting into the Mall parking lot (transmission stopped working): And here is our “new” 2003 Chevy Suburban that we drove back to IL: Needless to say, … Continue reading

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