13 hrs ago
Living in sin?
When I was in seminary I remember taking a class where we heard about the horrors of premarital cohabitation.
17 hrs ago
At their mid-year retrea,t ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission volunteers Annela Rova, Laura Marie Mills, Josh Kestner, Jen Johnson and Jenna Homeyer watch the sunset in Wadi Rum, Jordan.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Vandal breaks 110-year-old stained glass window at Lutheran church
Channel 4 Action News reporter Ashlie HardwayLincoln -- to get a closer 3 3 THIS WINDOW - AND THOSE LIKE IT CASEBEER LUTHERAN SOMERSET COUNTY - SATURDAY MORNING WHEN A CAME TO PREPARE MASS - SHE NOTICED this 3 IT'S NOT the worst - BUT IT'S UNEXPECTED, UNINVITED AND UNNECESSARY FOR THE CHURCH.
Judge denies psych eval of child in sex case of ex-vicar
A Shawnee County District Court judge denied a defense motion Monday that would have required a juvenile sex offense victim to undergo a psychological evaluation tied to the defendant's case.
Lutheran leader hits highway to spread message
Hazelwood, 54, wears a white clerical collar to work as bishop of the New England Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, but in his free time he dons a leather jacket, settles his 6-foot-7-inch frame onto a motorcycle, and just rides.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
The Black Forest fire draws the community together
This week the community of Black Forest, Colorado went through a horrific fire that swept through the entire wooded central portion of the community, destroying more than 400 homes and damaging others.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Bluegrass Theatre Guild presents: 'Church Basement Ladies'
The Bluegrass Theatre Guild will present "Church Basement Ladies," 7:30 p.m. June 20-22 in the theater at Western Hills High School.
'Noisy Can Kids' raise ruckus to end malaria
It was a bet no kid would pass up. Double the money being raised for an anti-malaria campaign over the next year, and I'll let you throw a pie in my face, Pastor Scott Summers told youth at Our Savior's Lutheran Church .
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
Conference provides support, continuing education for parish nurses
Under the theme "Transforming Lives for Health, Healing and Eternity," Concordia University Wisconsin's 21st annual conference for parish nurses and others involved in congregational health ministries drew participants from 20 states and three countries.
A question for the Boy Scouts
I've known good and bad examples of both gay and straight Scouts, I think. Their sexual orientation had nothing to do with their failure or success.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Responding to Jesus: a child's song, a woman's gift
I sat half-way back for my cousin's funeral earlier this week. Normally, like many of you, I am up front, so it was a gift to experience this very different perspective.
Beers & Hymns
A few months ago, Stephen Marsh, my fellow pastor, and I walked into Chief's Tavern on the east side of Madison, Wis., ordered a couple pints, sat on a pair of stools and discussed an idea that would eventually have a massive impact on the congregation we serve together.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Iowa City Press-Citizen
The wonders of a 9-by-13-inch pan
Some might call me a good Lutheran. Consider the facts: I was baptized in 1967 at the American Lutheran Church in Melvin, where I also enjoyed many years of Sunday School, confirmation class and many a "Davey and Goliath" cartoon.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Northern Virginia Daily
Winchester's Bethania Kids helps children in India
John Megale, director of development at Bethania's Winchester headquarters, talks recently about the work the Lutheran Church-based not-for-profit does for orphans in India.
The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
BIM concentrates on bridging - Gospel gap' globally
Unified mission efforts for the Missouri Synod and its partner churches was a focal point for the LCMS Board for International Mission at its meeting here May 30-31.
The God who stops and starts
In the Gospel we have a meeting of two crowds. One crowd is following Jesus. They are witnesses to his many teachings and miracles, just like the one last week when he healed a centurion's slave.
Fresh Religious Supremacism from the Rev. Dr. Albert Mohler
The Rev. Dr. Albert Mohler, the president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary has fired another salvo in the war of attrition that has been waged by a loose coalition of conservative evangelicals and neoconservative Catholics against the mainline Protestant churches for for more than a generation.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Ben Tucker's legacy: Boost the harmony
LEAVE IT to Gloria Tucker to set the tone for her late husband's remarkable funeral service Monday.
Not me, Lord
Lectionary blog for June 16, 2013 Pentecost 4 - Proper 6 Texts: 2 Samuel 11:26-12:10; Psalm 32, Galatians 2:15-21; Luke 7:36-8:3 My preaching professor at Duke, who was a Baptist, liked to tell the story about a young Baptist man from "up north somewhere" who came to Louisville to study at the Baptist Seminary.