Monthly Archives: April 2018

Why I won’t listen

People are accusing this simple country parson of being unreasonable. I won’t listen to the sermon, (except for a few words I heard when getting the screenshot – which was way more than enough) yet I am calling on the … Continue reading

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Do Not Give What Is Holy To Dogs

UPDATE: I repent of saying that it was a sin for synod officials not to walk out of the service. I know there are many ways to address this, some publicly some privately. It is difficult to know how to … Continue reading

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Easter Penitence

Sin in haste and repent at leisure, they say. Well today I had a chance to catch up on some penitence for Lenten gluttony. It was occasioned by my daily bike ride. The temperature was 40 degrees. And I was … Continue reading

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Thought for the day

If all the people who suddenly show up at church in the middle of the week because someone died, also showed up on Sunday morning because someone rose from the dead,  the world would be better off.

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Hyperbole is Impossible

It’s just getting harder and harder to come up with analogies that demonstrate how ridiculous things are becoming in the world. Last week, I used an analogy about airplanes sitting on the runway and showing travelogues, instead of flying you … Continue reading

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Sermon for Easter 4

For those who could not see through the fog(!), here is today’s sermon: This morning we prayed that we – who have been admitted into the fellowship of Christ’s Church – would be given faithfulness. A prayer to remain faithful … Continue reading

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Slip Sliding Away

As the Facebook meme used to say, “You don’t have to attend every argument you’re invited to.” But that appears to no longer be true. Since November of 2016, Facebook has made a number of changes to the algorithm to … Continue reading

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