Monthly Archives: July 2009

No More Val’s :(

On the way home from our family reunion in Montana, we were heading through Nebraska on I-80. It was about supper time and we were just heading by my old stomping grounds, Seward, NE. Suddenly my taste buds began to … Continue reading

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Back Home Again

We’re home again after our family vacation which took us up to Helena, MT for a Bauer Family Reunion. We had a very enjoyable trip. Lots of long drives, but all in all a good time. We enjoyed seeing relatives … Continue reading

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Luke 5:1-11 and Global Mission

In the upcoming pericope for Sunday (Luke 5:1-11) Jesus tells Peter to “Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.” Quite obviously, this command goes against conventional wisdom. Not only was he asking Peter to … Continue reading

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What to do on a rainy Saturday morning? Play Atari, of course!

My three youngest playing a good game of Asteroids. Gotta love Atari!

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What ever happened to “Mother” and “Daughter” Churches?

More and more today we hear of “Calvary Church–West Campus,” or “Odyssey–Satellite Campus of Trinity Lutheran Church” (These are just made up by the way). I don’t know where this language is coming from (although I have my suspicions) but … Continue reading

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Idols of our Age

If religion is one’s matter of ultimate concern (Paul Tillich’s definition) then Entertainment and Children are the gods of this age. Give the people today entertainment and you will be loved by them. We are much like ancient Rome in … Continue reading

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