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Sorrow Over Terrorism

This week I heard the terrible news about an 85-year-old priest in Normandy, France who was beheaded by radical Islamic terrorists while he was conducting mass.  Such news just makes me shake my had in sorrow.  NOT sorrow for the priest. … Continue reading

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Concordia U Blog Post

Below is a blog now posted on the online education website for Concordia University of WI and MI.  You can see it there with a lot of other helpful info by clicking HERE. 12 QUESTIONS ABOUT FAMILY LIFE WITH REV. … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court vs. God’s Way

Yesterday the Supreme Court of the U.S. handed down a ruling saying the Constitution requires that same-sex couples be allowed to marry and that states may no longer reserve the right only for heterosexual couples.  While the five justice majority may … Continue reading

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Time for a Divorce?

“Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.” (Mark 12:17  ESV)   That’s what Jesus said.  It helps clarify our relationships with the civil government and with the church.  It also helps clarify the … Continue reading

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To Serve or Not to Serve?

Martin Luther once said in a sermon, “When a prince sees his neighbor oppressed, he should think: That concerns me! I must protect and shield my neighbor….The same is true for shoemaker, tailor, scribe, or reader.  If he is a Christian tailor, he … Continue reading

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A Great Culture

Last Saturday I attended a conference on the topic of “Church, State and Culture.”  All three noteworthy speakers observed that the culture in America today truly is “post-church.”  It’s no longer the norm to go to church and practice the … Continue reading

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