Category Archives: Blogging

Holy Books and Violent Texts

“Come in and kill them. Let no one escape.” Such is a verse found in a book sacred to billions of religious people in the world. It’s not the only text of violence in this holy book. Indeed, there’s lots of violence in it. … Continue reading

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Sharing Profile Photos on your Church’s Facebook Page

If you’re like me, your involvement in your church or organization is a big part of your life. And, if you’re active on Facebook, you’re likely to share much of that part of your life online. However, it can be … Continue reading

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Facebook quotes in a box: enough is enough

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Tomorrow’s Sermon, Today

Though I often finish the first draft of my sermons on Fridays, I usually work on the sermons through Saturday evening and even into Sunday morning.  But this week I'm done earlier than usual. Tomorrow's sermon is available today, over … Continue reading

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Liturgy, Copyrights, and the Internet, revisited

Two years ago I was denied permission to publish an edited version of Responsive Prayer from Evangelical Lutheran Worship (ELW) on my blog, and was forced to take down the order of prayer that I had been posting for several … Continue reading

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I’ve Done This Before

It's been just over a year since I was ordained and installed as a pastor.  I am no longer a "rookie" in the technical sense, though in many respects I continue to bump and feel my way through this ministry … Continue reading

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Blog Updates, and an Anniversary

My sermons now appear on their own blog, The Lutheran Zephyr: Sermons.  For you who subscribe using a reader such as Google Reader, it has a separate feed from my main blog's feed.  If you care to subscribe to the … Continue reading

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