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Archive for October, 2007

Prayers for those in the way of the fires in southern California

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

I bring you greetings today from Thousand Oaks, California; home of California Lutheran University. Happily, we are about 20 miles away from the nearest of the terrible fires and there is no anticipated danger here. And, there is a notice to this effect on the Cal Lutheran homepage. But, as you might imagine, the news […]

The catechism is coming, the catechism is coming!

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

With the wide acceptance of Evangelical Lutheran Worship (ELW) we have received increasing requests for versions of Luther’s Small Catechism in which the texts (especially the Apostles’ Creed) match the ones in ELW. So we’re moving to meet that need. Here’s the plan: Catechisms that will be replaced are– A Contemporary Translation of Luther’s Small […]

Think Lent Now!

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

I know that this sounds worse than those retail stores that have their Christmas decorations up in mid-October, but it really is important that you “think Lent” earlier than usual! Here is the word from Maggie Akhavan, our ecclesiastical arts expert: “Ash Wednesday is the earliest it can be, February 6, and many manufacturers are […]



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