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Fighting For Our Time: Thoughts on Time as a Commodity

“You must understand, young Hobbit, it takes a long time to say anything in Old Entish. And we never say anything unless it is worth taking a long time to say.” 618 more words


The Left or the Right: Are Christians supposed to choose sides?

Everyone is largely aware of the turmoil in our own country.  Election 2016. Philando Castile. BLM.  The current list could be very extensive of the current issues that seem to be dividing our nation.  800 more words


Lord, Teach Us to Pray!

One day, while working on an article for our synod’s monthly publication, listening to tracks I was working on, and browsing my Twitter-feed (my wife would remind me here that nobody can actually multitask, they only do said tasks terribly and all at once), I saw Pope Francis tweet this out… 1,672 more words



“Kingdom representatives, call us ambassadors–we happen to be rappers but that’s not even the half of us.” -Stephen the Levite (from “Talk A Lot” by ‘The Ambassador’).¹ 1,423 more words


Cambridge (Pitt Minion) ESV Heirloom Bible: Review (one year later)

During the 2014 Christmas I received one of the best gifts I’ve ever gotten: the Cambridge ESV Heirloom Bible (Goat Skin).  It’s been in daily use for a little over a year now.   980 more words


Father God, Mother Earth and a Birthday Newt

A pretty little newt came to say hello to me on my birthday. Okay, I’m not sure it was deliberate on her part. Greg was digging out the pond and uncovered her, resting in the mud. 801 more words


Carefully Considering (The Note about DiMaggio).

Steven Mueller, regarding the Lutheran Confessions, suggests that “We cannot honestly say that we agree unless we have read and studied both the Scriptures and the confessions.” Similarly, Edmund Schlink, in… 2,659 more words