Monthly Archives: February 2019

Fixing the robo-call crisis

Sometimes, the thoughts of a circuit riding parson turn away from theology to problem-solving in the world. That point comes sooner when you are getting a dozen or more robo-calls a day. So, here’s a suggestion for an app – someone … Continue reading

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Defending Post-modern Theology

Over the years, I have taken on post-modern theologians on a number of occasions. Their student dutifully (and I mean that sincerely – the student has a duty to defend those who have instructed him in what he believes) spring … Continue reading

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For Pastors Only!

Not really. But this is the sermon I preached this morning at our Winkel-Conference, which I hosted. I also served apple fritters, but I can’t send them to you via the blog. Text of the sermon after the jump. 

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Sermon for Transfiguration

Historically, the Lutheran Church is known as the singing church. Lutherans sing. It’s what we do. It goes back to the early days of the Reformation. Luther would write hymns – and often add melodies to them as well – … Continue reading

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Surviving the Storms

Dr. Scaer’s book arrived today. It could have been titled “naming names.” It’s the sort of autobiography that can only be written by someone in their mid-80’s. This makes it all the more valuable, because he doesn’t shy away from … Continue reading

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