Monthly Archives: August 2011

Great advice for pastors (Who own a portable computing device)

Once again, Pr. Stiegemeyer offers some great advice.  Not about the coffee shop.  I live across the country from there, and have no idea whether the coffee is good or not.  (Since I don’t think there can be “bad coffee”, I … Continue reading

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Sermon on the First Commandment

Because, really, it’s always about our unwillingness to fear, love and TRUST in God above all things.  Words of warning and comfort.  Listen HERE.

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How to Lie, Cheat, and Steal Your Way into Heaven.

Otherwise known as “Unjust Steward Sunday”.  Today is the Ninth Sunday after Trinity, and the Gospel reading is the oft-confusing unjust (or dishonest) steward.  Sounds like a good time to talk about the seventh commandment, vocation, the first commandment, original … Continue reading

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Ignoramus and Proud

I usually enjoy reading the Volokh Conspiracy.  It’s penned by law professors, and usually deals with legal issues.  I enjoy legal writing, because it is the public policy equivalent of theology.  (What do the words say, what do they mean, … Continue reading

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Midweek Sermon

I’ve never preached on Paul’s final words to the Ephesian elders before tonight. What is on the mind of Paul, when he says goodbye to the Ephesian elders for the last time?  What final words of wisdom does he have … Continue reading

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How To Spot a False Prophet

My sermon for the eighth Sunday after Trinity. Listen HERE. Sorry, no manuscript this week.  But it is worth a listen.  And it’s not too long.

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You really can find anything online

I was searching for the CTS Kantorei online (To replace a CD that got badly scratched).  What do I find?  A notice from Westboro Baptist Church, announcing that “The Kantorei is a sodomite choir of 16 male Arminian theological students … Continue reading

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