Monthly Archives: February 2009

Pieper on Preserving Christian Liberty

I think I came across this quote in a book called The Borderland of Right and Wrong by Theodore Graebner. I found it quite well said. Given what Pieper says here concerning things not addressed in Holy Scripture, must we … Continue reading

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All I Want For Christmas…

Here are some recent pics of the family. Theodore’s hair was getting really long, but since he is still too young to sit still in a Barber chair, Amy trimmed his hair while he was nursing/sleeping. It looks a lot … Continue reading

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I’ve Had Better Days…

It just hasn’t been my day. My laptop battery is out of juice and my adapter won’t charge. The church’s copier/printer needs a new drum cartridge which won’t be here until Friday. And then, when I was coming over to … Continue reading

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A “Novel” Idea

For those of you who, like myself, struggle with knowing what to say when confronted with an individual in your church that has fallen into some sin, or has admitted the same to you, why not try using Luther’s Christian … Continue reading

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A Missed Opportunity

If you haven’t yet read the Q & A from the latest Lutheran Witness, check it out when you get a chance. I’ll summarize briefly. The question was from a Roman Catholic Eucharistic Minister who had been asked by members … Continue reading

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From Last Year’s Sermon on Matthew 20

An excerpt from last year’s homily for Septuagesima. Full text is here. Before we were called into this vineyard, which is the Church, we too were idle. We were sinful and unclean, by nature children of wrath, blind, dead, and … Continue reading

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Need to Sleep

I returned home safely last evening (or rather, early this morning) from Kenosha, WI after an exceptional day with fellow pastors. First order of business yesterday morning was praying Morning Prayer with the children from Christ Lutheran Academy. This was … Continue reading

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