Monthly Archives: July 2017

Teach These Things: Second (Corrected) Edition

When I was ordained, I was at a bit of a loss regarding “Confirmation Class” (Catechesis). There are a lot of programs out there. Official publishing houses for each Lutheran church have their own. I did vacancy work for a … Continue reading

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The Story of the Mural: Reflections of the Dorm Nerd at the Death of a Friend

My name isn’t there. And thanks to 1990’s photo technology, I can really only make out the three names in front: Scotty, Mike, Reg. I never knew Reg. He left before I arrived. Scotty and Mike I knew – and … Continue reading

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Visitation Sermon

Today we commemorate The Blessed Virgin Mary visiting her cousin Elizabeth. They have both been miraculously made with child. Elizabeth and Zechariah, long past the age of child bearing, are now expectantly awaiting the birth of John the Baptist. Mary, … Continue reading

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