Monthly Archives: November 2014

Memory from the Past

This photo reminds of how much time my older brother, Ray, and I spent together as we were growing up. This photo is from 1950, with me trying to push my brother. Long before computers, internet, smartphones, and even five … Continue reading

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Tools for Interpreting the Bible

I wrote an article, “Foundations for Bible Study” last summer for the American Lutheran Theological Journal. I laid out some key foundational issues that need to be addressed by pastors when teaching the Bible. But I have found this can … Continue reading

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Book Review: House of Living Stones

I don’t often write book reviews of fiction. But this is one book I enjoyed and am pleased to write a review of it. House of Living Stones by Katie Schuermann It didn’t long for me to identify with the … Continue reading

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