Monthly Archives: May 2012

HIPAA: Now With More Killing Of the People!

From the moment it took effect, Pastors have complained that HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability Something Something… Pastors can’t find out who’s sick anymore) made it much harder for pastor’s to do their job.  I’ve heard horror stories of family being … Continue reading

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A Nickel’s Worth of Free Advice

If you need to talk to a pastor, and you call a church and leave a message that it is an urgent matter, and then give a phone number, make sure you do not give your fax number. Or at … Continue reading

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Luther quote of the Day

God’s name cannot be misused worse than for the support of falsehood and deceit. But, the greatest abuse occurs when false preachers rise up and offer their lying vanities as God’s Word. …We are commanded to employ (God’s name) for … Continue reading

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If You Hated (Part 2)

If you hated Vatican 2 Reforms, you might love the Historic One year lectionary.

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A Modest Proposal

Among the many things done by our synod president, I believe nothing has had such good effect on our synod as his decision to accept the call to serve as an assistant pastor of a local congregation.  What better way … Continue reading

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Sermon for Exaudi

In which I attempt to explain exactly what we should be doing while we wait for our Lord to return.  After the jump.

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Pastors of a Certain Age.

The recently ordained might not get this, but for those pastors and church musicians, who are, like me, of a “certain age”, you might understand. I love ascension.  I love the new hymnal.  But I do miss “thitherward”.

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