Monthly Archives: June 2011

Cheerful Cynicism

Every so often, usually at a multi-congregation gathering, someone goes on about “why I’m glad to be Lutheran.” Many of the reasons given are entertaining, funny, and informative, at the same time, they tend to miss my favorite reason: Martin … Continue reading

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Going Passively

The Great Commission is great fun and greatly misused. Here’s what the Greek actually says. Continue reading

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Drawing Water on Sukhot

The alternate Gospel for Sunday (John 7.37.39) takes place during the feast of Booths (Sukhot). Part of that fastival was a ceremony of drawing water from the pool of Siloam and carrying it to the temple as both offering and … Continue reading

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