Monthly Archives: February 2019

One Day More!

Release day is tomorrow! I know you’re all champing at the bit to order a copy. I’m rather feeling that way myself. But wait we must, so this will hopefully tide you over. In honor of my friends over at … Continue reading

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Catechetics: Penultimate Preview

I can’t believe I missed the chance to call yesterday’s preview the ante-penultimate. It’s a word that is not used enough in our world. Too late. We’re already at today, which is the penultimate. The last couple of previews have … Continue reading

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Catechetics Preview Part 4 – Identifying the Problem.

Only three more days! Today’s preview lays out some of the challenges in even discussing the problems we face. As one pastor noted to me, we don’t just have a crisis, we have a catastrophe! (The explanation point was his.) Catechetics: … Continue reading

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Catechetics Preview Part 3

A week from today is the release of Catechetics. Today’s preview if from Chapter 5: The Practical Value of Luther’s Small Catechism: While there is a great deal of interest in current theological and pedagogical trends there is less interest … Continue reading

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Catechetics Preview Part 2

8 Days to go until the release of Catechetics: Fixing Confirmation. Today’s preview is from Chapter 2: Biblical Foundations for Catechesis. This particular section is a discussion of the so-called “Great Commission.” As an aside, when I was in seminary, … Continue reading

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Catechetics: A Preview, Part 1

9 Days before release. From the Introduction: Over 25 years ago, the Rev. Bill Thompson wrote an article titled “Catechesis: The Quiet Crisis.” He pleaded for a re-examination of our practice regarding instruction in the faith. In the intervening two … Continue reading

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Catechetics: March 1!

The release date is set. After many delays, Catechetics will be released on March 1! Cost will be $36 for paperback, and $45 for hardcover. Because Kindle hates footnotes, and I have many, many footnotes, it will only be available … Continue reading

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