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Archive for June, 2012

“Making Sense…” makes sense in Texas!

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

As anyone who reads this blog knows, I love to hear good news about the ways that the resources we create positively impact the lives of individuals through their congregations or classrooms.  Recently, there was a conversation on a listserv about adult faith formation resources.  I was delighted when Pastor Dave Schulte from Zion Lutheran Church […]

Cat-eh….what?

Monday, June 4th, 2012

On Facebook today, my friend Pastor Clint Schnekloth posted this question: “So, I say catechumenate, and you say?”  Within minutes there was a lively conversation about this word.  It is (IMHO) the ultimate “insider/church-speak” word!  And, judging from some of the comments, there are more than a few people (even pastors!) who agree with me.  But, […]

New Jersey Synod and Spark Summer

Monday, June 4th, 2012

This past weekend, I had the privilege of speaking at the New Jersey Synod Assembly. What a fabulous group of people!  Everyone was gracious & welcoming, but the synod staff, in particular were so hospitable, warm and helpful. (Thanks, NJ Synod staff!) They kept me very busy! On Friday, I gave a plenary address as […]



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