Monthly Archives: February 2014

More evidence

In case anyone needed more evidence that the culture we live in is practically without redeeming qualities, how about this story? The title pretty much says all you need to know: Farmer sets up cameras to bust upstate New Yorkers … Continue reading

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Which Ages Were Dark?

As history is taught today, the culture of the ancient world was lost during the middle/dark ages, until rediscovered by the enlightenment. Life during the dark ages was a terrible ordeal. Disease, poverty, and misery reigned in an era that … Continue reading

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Walther Says

This doesn’t relate directly to the current controversy, in that there is no discussion at all of righteousness of any kind. Rather, this is Walther’s advice to young preachers. This is the ‘mature Walther’. As you can see from the … Continue reading

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Oh, and One More Thing…

I thought it might be good to let Luther have the last word regarding the two kinds of righteousness.  For those men should be kept far away from Holy writ who, with distinctions drawn from their own brains, bring into theology various … Continue reading

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Issues Etc: The Aftermath

I was going to do a final post where I listened to the interview again, and documented each of my statements regarding 2KR from the proponents. Why? Because I have heard ad nauseum, on FB, in comments, in e-mails, in … Continue reading

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Teach These Things: The Difference

Yesterday, I wrote about the upcoming release of Teach These Things: Catechesis for the Lutheran Parish. But is another set of materials really necessary in the church? Obviously, I think so, or I wouldn’t be putting this together. And those … Continue reading

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What to Use This Year…

For many pastors, one of the annual rituals is finding a new set of catechetical materials to try out. The new catalogs arrive, the materials promise “success!” and with a hopeful heart the pastor orders, only to find that once … Continue reading

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