Wordcount Wednesday

Oh, good grief! I just realized that I haven’t exactly been keeping this up-to-date, have I? The last time I wrote a Wordcount Wednesday post, I was closing in on the finish line on my latest WIP and then…well, I never posted another update. And it’s been a month. Bad …

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The Lutheran Difference: Worship

This entry is part 29 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference.

This entry is part 29 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference. Let’s say you stumble into a church on a Sunday morning. How could you tell if the worship service is Lutheran or not? That’s a tricky question to answer. While there are some within my little corner …

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The Lutheran Difference: Lutheran Preaching

This entry is part 28 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference.

This entry is part 28 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference. For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been reviewing the Lutheran understanding of Law and Gospel, as well as the three uses of the Law. This has been leading up to one of my favorite subjects, namely …

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Geek Confessional: My First Christian Fiction

This entry is part 5 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication.

This entry is part 5 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication. So over the past few trips to the confessional, I’ve been telling the story of all of my various writing projects. I never really intended for the Geek Confessional to be my authorial autobiography, but it’s …

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The Lutheran Difference: The Three Uses of the Law

This entry is part 27 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference.

This entry is part 27 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference. Last week, we touched on the Lutheran understanding of Law and Gospel. But this teaching goes a little deeper than what I said in the previous post. More specifically, we understand that the Law has three distinct …

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The Lutheran Difference: Law and Gospel

This entry is part 26 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference.

This entry is part 26 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference. Several weeks ago, I touched on the idea of sola scriptura, the idea that Lutherans base our beliefs first and foremost on the Bible. All other writings (such as the various Lutheran Confessions) are seen as expositions …

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Wordcount Wednesday

Oh, my goodness gracious. I’m so close. So very close. I can smell it. I can feel the finish line beckoning to me. By my reckoning, I only have two and a half chapters to write in my current work-in-progress: the final two and then the chapter that I skipped …

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The Lutheran Difference: The Office of the Keys

This entry is part 25 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference.

This entry is part 25 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference. So let’s take a brief moment and talk about the Office of the Keys. If you’re not familiar with this term, it comes from Matthew 16, specifically this verse: I will give you the keys of the …

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Sid Meier’s Civilization VI

Quite frankly, I had had enough of the French and the Egyptians. My Roman cities were quite the prize for both empires; both wanted their religions to be the dominant faith in our little world. And so while I continued to work on launching a satellite into orbit, France and …

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Geek Confessional: My High School Manuscripts

This entry is part 4 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication.

This entry is part 4 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication. So lately, I’ve been focusing on the various writing projects that I worked on when I was younger. I kind of like this trend, so I’m going to keep on going and talk about the stories …

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