Monthly Archives: August 2011

Moral Ambiguity and Why our Church Members are So Confused

VENTING MODE ON: I don’t know why I am so surprised that Christians are so morally clueless. Perhaps it is because no two ministers of the Gospel can agree on what is sinful and what is not. My last post … Continue reading

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Is Gambling a Sin?

Today I was getting a haircut, and I got to talking about gambling with one of the guys in the barbershop, someone from another LC-MS church. He basically asked if it was sinful to gamble, even if one was just … Continue reading

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A Need of a Wife–to Feel Needed

I recently gained a helpful insight into the emotional “needs” of a wife, in particular the wife of a pastor and it was reinforced this morning as I was having coffee with my bride at our local java house. My … Continue reading

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Family Potluck and Game Night a Success

Tonight we had our first (of hopefully many) Family Potluck and Game Nights. It was “Bring Your Own Meat” to grill and your favorite game. We had some great food, and two other families with kids came, while several other … Continue reading

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My Personal Relationship with Jesus…

…began long before I ever knew there was a relationship. So did my relationship with my parents. A relationship with my parents was begun the moment I was conceived and continued as I was given birth and fed and nurtured … Continue reading

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Vacation and Stuff

We’ve been back from vacation now for about a week and a half. I’m so glad we took one. It was a much needed break before all the chaos of a new school year breaks in. For those who care, … Continue reading

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