Category Archives: Missouri Megatrends

Look What They’ve Done to Our Brains

“Look What They’ve Done to My Song Ma” is a 1971 hit by Melanie Safka. Listen to it. It’s painful. She complains not only look what they have done to her song but what they’ve done to her brain. Let us … Continue reading

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Role Confusion

Higher Things much to the disservice of adolescents everywhere last year published an apologetic of sorts by an LCMS clergyman for his lifelong desire to be a woman which they later apologized for. Higher Things didn’t endorse the man’s lust … Continue reading

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Who’s Kidding Who?

This is from Hill Country Bible Church, Pflugerville, Texas webpage titled “What We Believe.” Strict agreement with these doctrines is not required for membership at HCBC; however, we affirm these beliefs as taught in Scripture and have established them as the … Continue reading

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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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Marriage and the Altar

Nope this is not about the marriage altar, but marriage and the Communion altar. If Paul can speak of marriage and really be speaking of Christ and His Church, I can speak of marriage and really be speaking about Communion.

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Letters from the Trashcan – Confessing or Pretending?

Here’s a letter I wrote to The Lutheran Witness in June 2015. They never published it or responded at least in print. They might have online and I missed it.

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Following St. Francis’ Play Book

There was a cartoon a long time ago which showed the Hand of God reaching down to a football huddle. The caption was, “It looks like Concordia is getting a play.” I think the current LCMS regime is getting theirs … Continue reading

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Ask your pastor if Communion is right for you

            If the church approached Communion like the pharmaceutical industry approaches medicine, there would be a less problems. For one, there would be no assumption that Communion is open to all and therefore only the unloving try to regulate access.

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My Spirit Rejoices Regardless of Who Said It

At the most recent ACELC conference I met a layman. I will call him Leon for that is his name and he would not shrink from being identified.  He was at a conference recently where the Reverend Doctor Jeffery Kloha … Continue reading

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Let’s Have a 100% Participation

That’s what a postcard from LCMS, INC. HQ said.  And they even quoted the Bylaw, emphasis on the second syllable, which says this really isn’t a “let us” but a “you had better.”

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