Monthly Archives: December 2018

Update: Country Parson Times 3

For those who follow my blog, you might have noticed I am now the pastor of three congregations. For now, two of them are vacancy, while we see if this is possible. The last guy to take on those two … Continue reading

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Liberal Arts & Theology

There’s a great article by Victor Davis Hanson about the death of the Liberal Arts on college campuses. Go here to read it.¬† When you get back, click through, because I have some thoughts.

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Two Prayers: Last Minute Gift Idea!

Recently, I asked the members of synod to help me out. I was looking for a copy of The Lutheran Hymnal pastor books (Agenda, Altar Book, etc.) And, thanks to a very generous member of the synod, I now have … Continue reading

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This Years Christmas Dustup

Every year at Christmas and Easter there is some sort worldly attack on the faith. The “Jesus Marriage” fragement/forgery. The “Judas Gospel” big woop over nothing. They always end up amounting to less than a hill of beans. This year, … Continue reading

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Sermon for Advent 1, with introductory comments

Below is my sermon for the first Sunday in Advent. There were two versions. As of Advent 1, I am serving as the vacancy pastor for two additional parishes. It seemed like a good idea to say a few words … Continue reading

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