KFUO finances

Mollie here. So the July 2008 issue of Board Briefs indicates that the 2008/2009 budget for KFUO is $3,761,960. A reader notes that…

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Two more Board items

Mollie here. One of the two most discouraging things to happen in Synod this year was the resignation in March of Pastor Edward…

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Reading the Reporter

Mollie here. So I was reading my copy of the Reporter tonight and see that the quarterly newsletter from the LCMS Board of…

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Johann Sebastian Bach

(from Mollie) Today we commemmorate Johann Sebastian Bach, the most wonderful composer of all time. Or, as the Aardvark put it last year:…

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Mission Creep(s) 7/22/08

(from Mollie) I can’t remember how large the six-figure salaries are that the bureaucrats in St. Louis make each year. Some certainly are…

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On Counting 7/22/08

(from Mollie) Richard John Neuhaus in First Things: A priest on Long Island tells me that, when he was newly ordained, he had…

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Lawsuits for everything

Check out this AP story: A man says he was so consumed by the spirit of God that he fell and hit his…

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In the reading queue

Mollie here. Among the books I’m planning to read in the next month is one recently published by a Lutheran friend in the…

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Donuts

Mollie here. This really has nothing to do with Lutheranism, but it’s so universally awesome that I had to post a link. Apparently…

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Secretaries, start your bulletins!

Mollie here. For those of you putting together your bulletins for this coming Sunday, please include this announcement: LUTHERAN TALK RADIO. You can…

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Media coverage of Issues, Etc.

Mollie here. St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Tim Townsend reported on the return of Issues, Etc. in today’s paper. You can read it here.

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Return Issues, Etc. to KFUO!

Mollie here. In a previous comment thread, Chris Rosebrough suggested: Since the synod claims that Issues, Etc. was cut for “financial reasons.” I…

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Wow.

Today’s Question and Answer segment is fascinating. All of you who wanted answers about what happened to Issues, Etc. (vis-a-vis KFUO and the…

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Issues, Etc. Day One

Mollie here. Apparently the live station for listening to Issues, Etc. was flooded yesterday and some people couldn’t get on. My husband, my…

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Pew and Lutherans

(from Mollie) Gene Veith pointed the way to a few other bloggers who have been looking at the LCMS-specific numbers coming out of…

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Greetings, earthlings!

Welcome to my new blog here at John the Steadfast. Unlike the theological heavyweights who are also blogging and writing here, I plan…

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