Category Archives: Church

Church Write-Up: Vocation, the Greatest Commandment, Love

Here are some items from this morning’s church activities. A. The pastor told some of his personal story. After he received a master’s degree in history, he was wondering where to go from there. His dad suggested that he send … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Jesus as Revelation, When the Disciples Became Cleansed, Initiative

Here are items from today’s church activities. A. The pastor’s sermon revolved around the question of how one can know God. He talked about his own father and how he learned about a funny, mischievous, romantic side to his father … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Philippi, Snarky Jesus, Challenges

For church last Sunday, I attended the LCMS church service and Sunday school class, as has become my custom, and also what I call the “Word of Faith” church, which I have not visited in a while. Here are some … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Luke 24-Acts 1

Wednesday this week marked the last Bible study at church for the summer. We will reconvene in late August or early September. This Wednesday, we studied Luke 24 and Acts 1. Here are some items: A. Scholars debate whether Luke … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Discerning God’s Call

At church last Sunday morning, the pastor preached about Paul’s call to go to Macedonia instead of Bithynia in Acts 16. Paul was somehow prevented by the Spirit to go to Bithynia. The pastor speculated that Paul may have been … Continue reading

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Double Church Write-Up: God’s Wife; Acts 16

I have been moving this week, so I lacked access to the Internet until now. Consequently, I did not write my customary Church Write-Ups for Sunday and Wednesday. That one post that appeared on Monday was scheduled several weeks in … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: I Corinthians 15:1-11

At Bible study this week, the text was I Corinthians 15:1-11. Here are some items. This is what the pastor said, but I will make clear where I am adding my own thoughts. A. Paul cites what appears to have … Continue reading

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