THE WRONG QUESTION: A REVIEW AND EVALUATION OF A FORMER ELCA SEMINARY PRESIDENT’S THEOLOGY OF THE CROSS The second reading for the Sundays of the Epiphany season have been Read More
ARE YOU READY FOR CHRISTMAS? Editor’s Note: This Lightstock image used for this post is described as a “Fresco painting of the Nativity, from the chapel of the Shepherd’s Field Read More
IT SHOULD NOT SURPRISE ANYONE It should not surprise anyone that a movement is developing to get the ELCA to commit a massive breach of trust and to eliminate any Read More
THE REVISIONISTS HAVE COMPLETELY TAKEN OVER: A REVIEW AND EVALUATION OF THE ELCA CHURCHWIDE ASSEMBLY The ELCA held its Churchwide Assembly August 8-12 in Columbus, Ohio. The gathering sent a Read More
AN ANALYSIS OF RECENT EVENTS IN THE ELCA’S SIERRA PACIFIC SYNOD For years I have been writing articles about the ELCA – often with the subtitle, “What Will It Be Read More
FIVE RESPONSES TO AN EMPTY TOMB In Luke’s account of Easter Sunday morning the Gospel writer records four responses to the empty tomb. First, being perplexed. The women found the Read More
HOW DID IT HAPPEN? THE ELCA AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZING – PART TWO Introduction For the January 2022 issue of our newsletter, CORE Voice, I wrote the first part of a Read More
THE THINGS IN MARY’S HEART I’ve always liked the way in which the Gospel writer Luke concludes his version of the Christmas story by telling us that Mary kept all Read More
WHAT WILL IT BE NEXT? There are two things we know for sure about the ELCA. First, they will always give us plenty to write about. And second, they will Read More
HOPE AND LIFE GIVING I live in the Sonoran Desert about forty miles northeast of downtown Phoenix. The Sonoran has been called the greenest desert in the world, because we Read More
With all respect and appreciation for your firm grounding against what I call an epidemic of fluffy theology and fuzzy…
I believe we should into earlier American models of forming pastors, as well as models from Africa. Is there a…
Mike, my point is, how far is NALC willing to stray from scripture to solve a man-made problem?
Duane, I suspect you know the answer to your question. But even if not, what please is your point?
Is there a Biblical reference to Congregational Chaplain? Is it in the Augsburg Confessions? Book of Concord? Did Luther ever…