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I Believe the Mystery

I originally wrote this song with a contemporary feel, but the band complained that the tune had too many triplets in it, and with another look, I realized it worked […]

By the Word

Here’s a credal song that I wrote that we use around here. (Sheet music) 1 By the Word the Father spoke light into the darkness By the Word all creatures […]

Celebration Hymn

For a sermon series I did for Advent 2011. It’s designed to use the first and last verses and choosing one of the middle topic verses, not to be sung straight through. […]

Guest Integration Manual

Here’s a quick description of Shepherd of the Ridge, North Ridgeville, OH‘s guest integration system: Integration Our guest integration process is customized based on a person’s first Point of Contact, […]

Responding to Atheist Arguments

A few months ago, an agnostic friend passed on this article to me. Even though it was written in 1894, most arguments against the inspiration of Scripture haven’t changed much, […]

Genesis: The Global Study

A podcast of a study on Genesis. Go to and join in the discussion! via Genesis: The Global Study – powered by FeedBurner. Or watch the video on YouTube: […]

Martin’s Table – Yahoo Groups

A social forum for pastors of the LCMS & those in fellowship with us. A chance to share joys, frustrations, funny stories, sermon illustrations, prayer requests, and life. A place […]

Lutheran Pastoral Theology – Yahoo Groups

LPT is an internet list for pastors (and lay people) who want to discuss how to apply God’s Word and the Lutheran Confessions to specific situations within the church. Confidentiality […]