Category Archives: LCMS 2007 Convention

Dale Meyer Does George Bush

Who can forget the iconic landing of President George W. Bush on an aircraft carrier ablaze with a banner proclaiming MISSION ACCOMPLISHED? Who does not now know how utterly naïve or perhaps impolitic it was? The banner referred to the … Continue reading

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What Will We Try Next…

to win souls for Jesus?  I don’t know, but I’m willing to bet that whatever the Baptist, Presbyterians, on Non-denominationals do, we will soon follow.

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Who Told You that You Were Naked?

That’s the second question the Lord asked of the newly fallen Adam.  The Lord came looking for His friend for their usual cool of the evening stroll in paradise, but Adam was hiding from Him.  When God asked why, Adam … Continue reading

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New Roman Missal Finally Out and LSB is Really

The following is from http://www.usccb.org/romanmissal/examples.shtml .  The Third Edition of the Roman Catholic Missal is finally out as of August 21, 2009, and look what they changed back to. 

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The Pyramid has Crumbled

Surely “someone’ wanted it to happen this way.  Defenders of the LCMS polity use the analogy of a pyramid standing on its tip.  The congregations are the base; the Synod is the tip.  Well, that pyramid has crumbled.

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Don’t Even Bother to ask Your Doctor

Since the late 1990s prescription drug use has grown exponentially.  In large part this has been due to the “ask your doctor if _____ is right for you” ad campaign.  Doctors are hard pressed when you say, “I have these … Continue reading

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The Brotherhood of Sgt. Schultz

The CTCR has released it’s response to a 2007 convention mandate “To Provide Further Discussion and Guidance on the Matter of Serial Prayer.”  This goes back to 2004 Res. 3-06A where the convention commended for study Guidelines for Participation in … Continue reading

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Have the flames been fanned or has Ablaze hit the fan?

This is from the official annual report on the Fan into Flames funds found at www.fanintoflamelcms.org Resolution 1-09 adopted at the 2007 Synod convention required “a detailed annual report…to be published throughout the Synod.”  The report is only 6 pages … Continue reading

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Ugly Betty

Betty isn’t ugly but we are making her that way.  In The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe when Father Christmas is handing out gifts he gives to Susan a bow and a quiver full of arrows and a bow … Continue reading

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Quibbling is better than not Knowing

This is off-color, but there is often pointed truth in ribald humor.

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