Monthly Archives: May 2014

Political Prisoners? Of Course Not.

The indefatigable Mollie Hemmingway has a great article over at the Federalist (actually all her articles are great, but this one is too) about the recent guilty plea of Dinesh D’souza who faces up to sixteen months in prison for the … Continue reading

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Teach These Things: Is It Necessary?

There are a lot of options for teaching the catechism. Curricula abound. So, why bother writing (or buying) a new one? Is there really space for another catechesis program – even a niche one? I had been in the ministry … Continue reading

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Koinonia Project Part 3: I Will Fear No Evil, For Thou Art With Me

Tuesday began with opening worship (Sorry about that again Chaplain Weedon. My roommate and I both set the alarm early, but we accidently hit “off” instead of “snooze”. Also, we expected the service to be longer than 15 minutes. Please … Continue reading

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Koinonia Project Part 2: That’s a Lot of People!

NOTE: The opinions expressed in this post are solely those of the author. They do not represent the opinion of  anyone else in the Atlantic or Wyoming Districts, or in the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. Please also note that … Continue reading

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Koinonia Conference Part 1: Country Parson Goes to the City

NOTE: The opinions expressed in this and the following posts are solely those of the author. They do not represent the opinion of  anyone else in the Atlantic or Wyoming Districts, or in the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. Please … Continue reading

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One More Thing Before I Go

Here is a letter we received from President Benke, Welcoming, and encouraging the pastors in his district to welcome, us. It sounds like we have very gracious hosts, who will be feeding and leading us (around New York.) We received … Continue reading

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And They’re Off

I’m late: one of the last pastors to leave Wyoming for New York. The weather turned nasty, and many of the brothers made a run for the border (with Colorado) on Sunday. Due to obligations, I stayed, praying that the roads would … Continue reading

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Teach These Things Sampler

There is now a Sampler for Teach These Things: Catechesis for the Lutheran Parish. You can see the table of contents, view a sample syllabus, read about the philosophy behind Teach These Things, and even look at a few sample lessons. … Continue reading

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Website is Up!

The website for Teach These Things: Catechesis for the Lutheran Parish is up and running. You can’t buy anything there yet (and direct purchase links will be posted here as well) but it seemed like it might be easier for people to … Continue reading

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