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It’s Here!

Teach These Things: Catechesis for the Lutheran Parish is now available in a limited and exclusive pre-release. (Doesn’t that sound fancy? You must order before Sunday in order to be in the “Pre-release Club.”) Thanks to the tireless work of … Continue reading

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Koinonia Project Part IX: To Everything There is A Season

I continue to wrap up my report on the Atlantic-Wyoming District Joint Pastoral – Koinonia Conference (Or the AWDJP-KC for short) by answering questions that have arisen. What is the timetable? When does that begin? When does it end. I … Continue reading

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Koinonia Project Part VIII: “The Word, The Word, The Word”

As Vice-President Mueller said, it was a beginning, not an ending. There is still much to do. There are some questions I haven’t yet answered. Some have popped up on the web and in my inbox as I’ve been posting. … Continue reading

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Koinonia Project Part V: General Observations

I know there is a risk in posting about the Koinonia project. Much as the United States broadcast every moment of the moon landing live, I am risking failure in a public forum. (Although, one hopes, not death in the … Continue reading

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On Distinctions

After yesterday’s post, I received a note from a trusted brother, asking why I didn’t just say “The meetings are secret. Some things need to be secret, and that’s ok.” Distinctions are important, so let’s work on a couple of … Continue reading

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Koinonia Project Part 4: Why We Came

I was skeptical.  I admit that. I wanted to arrive and immediately dig into theology. Instead we met, we talked informally, we visited, toured, and then talked about “context”. It seemed as if we would not get down to business … Continue reading

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The Smell of Money and “Jesus Wife”

I may be a country parson, but I’m a city boy. It shows. I don’t know one seed from another. I wouldn’t know what to feed livestock; I can’t help with calving, lambing, or pigleting(?). When I hunt, the only … Continue reading

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The Religion of Whom?

A great article over at New English Review, about the claim that Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are all religions of Abraham. It shows how dangerous and Islamifying such a claim really is. While the whole article was disturbing, the really … Continue reading

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