Monthly Archives: September 2009

Calls and Such

Last Thursday I was notified by the circuit counselor of the Eldora Circuit in the Iowa East District that a Call has been extended to me by Immanuel Lutheran Church in Iowa Falls, IA. Your prayers are appreciated as I … Continue reading

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A Good Weekend

It has been a good weekend. The kids have been well behaved, the weather was nice, and I got a lot of those “little, annoying” things done that needed my attention. Divine Service went well as we focused on the … Continue reading

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Jonah–Patron Saint for those who lack Evangelical Zeal

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Sedes Doctrinae: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Previous generations of pastors and theologians did theology by sedes doctrinae, that is, they found passages in Scripture that supported or negated a particular doctrine and referred to these “seats of doctrine” in theological discourse and in teaching. The Catechism … Continue reading

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Clericals or Ties?

I generally wear a tab collared clerical shirt. I wear these everyday, whether I am visiting shut-ins or not, whether I am conducting a service or not. I’m not dogmatic about this. I really don’t care what other pastors wear. … Continue reading

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