Sisters of Katie Luther – Giveaway

A few months ago we helped launch the Sisters of Katie Luther.  They are almost at 1000 facebook likes and want to have a giveaway to celebrate courtesy of the generosity of Ad Crucem (whose founder, Tim Wood is one … Continue reading

Sisters of Katie Luther — Celebrating the Church Year — April

Another post on Sisters of Katie Luther. Parents: Be sure to watch Sisters of Katie Luther near the end of each month so you can prepare some activities for the upcoming month.   Life is busy. Sometimes in all the … Continue reading

Sisters of Katie Luther — Book of Concord for Sunday

31] Neither have the bishops the power to institute services, as though they justified, or were necessary for justification. Yea, the apostles, Acts 15:10, say: Why tempt ye God to put a yoke, etc., where Peter declares this purpose to … Continue reading

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Sisters of Katie Luther — Comfort for Those Tending to the Lord’s Littlest Sheep, Part 1

Part I: The Why of Taking our Children to Church Full of frustration and embarrassment I am driving away. Away from the staring faces, away from the haughty looks, away from the very place I should love to be. I … Continue reading

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5 Things That Do Not Offer Salvation

Spend much time at all among Lutherans and you’re likely to eventually hear the phrase “proper distinction of Law and Gospel”. This is something we cherish — the preaching of God’s Law equally balanced with the soothing words of His … Continue reading

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Sisters of Katie Luther — Book Of Concord, Sunday Edition!

Continuing from yesterday, we have more awesomeness from the Confessions. Article XV (VIII): Of Human Traditions in the Church. 13] However, what need is there of a long discussion? No tradition was instituted by the holy Fathers with the design … Continue reading

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Sisters of Katie Luther — Book of Concord for Saturday

if you’re like me, you just don’t have enough time spent reading our Confessions. It’s OK- we’re here for you. What better time than the present to read some great theology? Saturdays and Sundays at SKL we’re going to post … Continue reading

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Sisters of Katie Luther — For Tired Mothers of Small Children

When my first baby was new and small and I was deep in sleep deprivation there was a piece of advice that made me cringe every time I heard it. I could almost feel it coming based on the sweet … Continue reading

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Sisters of Katie Luther — Special Needs Parenting

One of the most difficult tasks of parenting any child is discipline. This difficulty is magnified when parenting a child with special needs. How do you strike the proper balance between correction and mercy, especially with a child who may … Continue reading

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Sisters of Katie Luther — Every Life is Worth Celebrating

Shock. Disbelief. Denial. Anger. Shame. Worry. Loneliness. These may be common feelings at the news of an unplanned pregnancy, especially one that comes from less than ideal circumstances. For the pregnant woman who finds herself unmarried, in the middle of … Continue reading

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Sisters of Katie Luther — To my online sisters

The internet has allowed us to connect, often deeply and personally, even if we will never meet face to face. The internet allows us to knit together family built not on blood or kinship but on shared doctrine and desire … Continue reading

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On Being Friends With Pastors’ Wives

My two best friends at church happen to be the wives of our pastors. I’m not sure how it happened exactly — perhaps it’s that we’re all around the same age. Or maybe that our kids are around the same age. … Continue reading

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Katie Luther Sisters — The Lutheran Working Mother

Found over on our new sister website, Katie Luther Sisters.   I always imagined that I would be a stay at home mom. My mom worked outside the home, in a community filled with housewives. There were times I thought … Continue reading

Things your pastor’s wife wishes you knew – Guest post by Holly Scheer

This is a collection of sentiments from all of my sisters in Christ that I have met over the years. Please know that not all will ring true for each situation. The pastor’s wife occupies a strange space in the … Continue reading