Category Archives: School

Latin and Ditches

I came across this little clip in an 1891 Yearbook for the Christian Home. Latin and Ditches John Adams, the second President of our land, used to relate the following anecdote: “When I was still a boy, I had to … Continue reading

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Lutherans Confess from Generation to Generation

Here’s a great video and post from Paul McCain’s Cyberbrethren blog: Confessing the Faith…Through All Generations – In Honor of Lutheran Schools Week (Featuring Lyle Lovett) Here is a beautiful YouTube video of the reading of the Nicene Creed which … Continue reading

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Lutheran Education

In his recent book, Lutheran Education: From Wittenberg to the Future, Dr. Thomas Korcok examines the history of Lutheran schools, starting with Luther and the other Wittenberg reformers and ending with a discussion of how Lutheran schools today best make … Continue reading

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Concordia Observation #1: Churches and Schools

The Preface to the Christian Book of Concord records the intent and agreement of those who signed their names to the Formula of Concord and the other confessional documents of the Lutheran Church, which are contained in the Book of … Continue reading

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Christ Is With Me

This year our theme for the school year, especially for our weekly chapel services, was taken from this hymn from Christian Worship Supplement, “Christ Is With Me.” During the year, I covered as many aspects of Christ’s presence among us … Continue reading

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What I’ve been up to

I’ve been pretty silent here lately, so I thought I’d give you a quick rundown on what has been keeping me busy. Lent and Easter Yes, this is perhaps the busiest time of the year. People will make comments to … Continue reading

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Daily Prayers

I just love beginning the day with: O Lord, our heavenly Father, almighty and everlasting God, you have brought us safely to this new day. Defend us with your mighty power and grant that this day we neither fall into … Continue reading

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Our Schools

Since school has been in session for over a month now, I've been thinking quite a bit about Lutheran schools in general and ours in particular. I've been thinking about the strengths of our schools (as opposed to public schools … Continue reading

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Back to School

We started school here on Monday, which means that I began catechism classes again this week. On Tuesday, I started with my intro to catechism class. I basically try to impress on the students that our study of the catechism … Continue reading

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Seminary Notes

I was going through some class notes from the Seminary when I came across this little quote. What I’m actually doing is trying to scan most of my notes into the computer so that I don’t have to store (and … Continue reading

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