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A Prayer For Fathers

I am writing to you, fathers, because you have come to know the One who is from the beginning. 1 John 2:13

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, Amen. 163 more words


Lutherans Gone Wild: Bad Art, Bad Taste, Bad Theology

Turns out Cardinal Mahoney isn’t the only one with a shaky grasp on the concept of Sacred Art.

In a move which portends great, great ugliness and heterodoxy, the historic Lutheran Church of St. 317 more words


My Three Baptisms

“Are you unaware that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His death? Therefore we were buried with Him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too may walk in a new way of life. 

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Lutheranism’s Father, Augustine, on Desire for the Divine Light

We are exploring the heritage and tradition of the Lutheran church in the mysticism of the Patristic Era, and we shall start with a look at some of the writings on desire and divine encounter from that most beloved of church fathers within Lutheranism, Augustine of Hippo. 1,009 more words


Resigning Church Membership

6/18 Update: Apparently they decided that there was no need to meet, so I am free. :-)

There has been a fair amount of push back since I tendered my resignation with our Bible Church last week. 1,201 more words


Sanctified Suffering

Luther once said, “This is clear: He who does not know Christ does not know that God is hidden in suffering” (The Heidelberg Disputation…

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Morning Prayer 6.13.15, G.K. Chesterton, Apologist & Writer, 1936

Examine yourselves to see whether you are living in the faith. Test yourselves.

The hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for such the Father seeks to worship him. 2,648 more words