Great Stuff — Ordination is unnecessary. . .

Another great post by Pastor Peters over on Pastoral Meanderings:   I recently made a cursory review of both the SMP Task Force recommendations and the response of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, to the report of the task force.  Interesting … Continue reading

Great Stuff — Religion = doctrine or experience?

Another great post by Pastor Peters over on Pastoral Meanderings:   Again, First Things has a good piece on liturgical renewal and the return of one raised in the liturgy to that very liturgy that gave him life.  It is … Continue reading

Great Stuff — Great Expectations …

Another great post by Pastor Peters over on Pastoral Meanderings:   It is no secret that many are thinking what we have done in youth ministry has not born the desired fruit of adult faithfulness.  There is no shortage of … Continue reading

Great Stuff — Pastoral Meanderings on Glorifying the Practical…

Another great post found on Pastoral Meanderings:   Many believe that Christianity is largely theoretical and not very practical — unless you are just about to die, of course.  It seems to me that there is some truth to this.  … Continue reading

Pastoral Meanderings — A dirty little secret…

Another excellent post by Pastor Peters over on Pastoral Meanderings. I don’t know about other Pastor’s experiences in pre-marital counselling, but the pastor in our church says when he started in the ministry he would see 1 in 10 people … Continue reading

Great Stuff Found on the Web — Some thoughts on birthing a mission…

Found over on Pastoral Meanderings .. Pastor Peter’s blog:   Here in the MidSouth, the majority of congregations tend to be small but people of the book.  They are not exactly liturgical but they are Lutheran and Lutherans use the … Continue reading

Great Stuff Found on the Web — Good things in small packages…

Found over on Pastoral Meanderings .. Pastor Peter’s blog:   Smallness is often under appreciated. I like it when the folks at my local branch remember my name and know who I am. I do not like it when I … Continue reading

Inclusive Language Excludes God

Another excellent article from Pastor Peters on his blog Pastoral Meanderings:   I did not come up with that title.  I borrowed it from someone more creative.  But it is a powerful statement of the problem with most inclusive language.  … Continue reading

Great Stuff Found on the Web — Pastoral Meanderings on: A shocker in Bible Study…

I found this through a facebook posting of a friend of mine — another great post from Pastor Peters’ Pastoral Meanderings blog. Keep Pastoral Meanderings in your RSS reader to follow more great posts by Pastor Peters!   We were … Continue reading