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ALL HALLOWS EVE

The nights are getting longer now and there’s something creepy about this time of year.  All the trees are dropping their leaves and only skeletal branches remain.  When you live in Anoka, Minnesota, you’re a citizen of the Halloween Capital … Continue reading

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GERMAN CHAMPION

It was an age of awakening – of innovation and invention – of cultural highs in art and music.  Research and science were at an all time high in order to find solutions regarding the plagues of the time.  People … Continue reading

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REFORMATION FUNNIES

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BRINGING IN THE SHEAVES

This most colorful season of the year in the north country, is a sign that it’s time to bring in the harvest – to gather up the fruits of the spring plantings – to enjoy the sustenance and ready ourselves … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE MAN

  “The first thing I ask is that people should not make use of my name, and should not call themselves Lutherans but Christians. What is Luther? The teaching is not mine. Nor was I crucified for anyone. How did … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING LUTHER OR CELEBRATING TRUTH

Within a few short weeks, the Lutheran church will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the nailing of the 95 Thesis on the church at Wittenburg, Germany and the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.  My church is planning an outreach celebration … Continue reading

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CHANGING THE WORLD

The Lutheran Reformation will soon be celebrating its 500th anniversary. Tonight PBS airs “MARTIN LUTHER: THE IDEA THAT CHANGED THE WORLD,” the story of the Protestant Reformation and the use of means at hand to change the world with its teachings. On October … Continue reading

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REFORMATION AND HALLOWEEN

Halloween has become a million dollar industy.  In fact, we just moved to the Halloween Capitol of the World (not sure if that’s been disputed) in Anoka, Minnesota.  Homes are decorated to the hilt. There have been numerous celebrations, parades and … Continue reading

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MORE REFORMATION HUMOR

I can’t help myself.  I get a kick out of these memes.

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REFORM IS SOMETIMES NECESSARY

“At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he know he can’t.”  Rodney Dangerfield “To improve is to change; to … Continue reading

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THE WORD WILL REMAIN

As a historical event, reformation isn’t anything new.  Changes occur all the time, but the Lutheran reformation occurred at just the perfect time in history.  With the invention of the Gutenberg printing press, mass production of the Bible could be placed in the hands … Continue reading

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A LITTLE REFORMATION HUMOR

A Reformation meme from Pastor Lammi.St Paul Lutheran Church, Dog Leg Road, Dayton OH    

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SUCH A TIME AS THIS

A repost from 10/01/14 When Martin Luther stood up to the Catholic Church, his radical ideas were resisted by many as heresy. The Christian church had been corrupted, and many of the alterations to Scripture were made to fit the … Continue reading

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THE SINGING CHURCH

“Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.”  Martin Luther One lovely result of the Protestant Reformation was … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU CAN’T BE QUIET

“Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.” Plato There are times when you can’t be quiet.  I believe Martin Luther had no intention of stirring up such a controversy, but he found himself … Continue reading

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A MIGHTY FORTRESS IS OUR GOD

The castles of old were built to keep out the enemy.  The walls were high and enforced by even higher stone gates surrounding them – a bulwark that never failed.  We fight a battle every day against the world, our flesh and … Continue reading

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IS IT TIME FOR ANOTHER REFORMATION?

   Throughout history the world has managed to corrupt everything that comes from God’s Word, the Bible.  This distortion continues today when we hear how many churches have eliminated using the Law of God, because most folks don’t like being … Continue reading

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DATELINE, OCTOBER 30, 1517

Originally posted on atimetoshare.me 10-30-14 The man lay motionless in his bed, wondering if what he was about to do was even remotely logical.  His mind had been plagued for years on thoughts of obtaining a place in heaven.  He … Continue reading

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THE WORD HE STILL WILL LET REMAIN

As a historical event, reformation isn’t anything new.  Changes occur all the time, but the Lutheran reformation occurred at just the perfect time in history.  With the invention of the Gutenberg printing press, mass production of the Bible could be placed in the hands … Continue reading

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DATELINE – OCTOBER 30, 1517

The man lay motionless in his bed, wondering if what he was about to do was even remotely logical.  His mind had been plagued for years on thoughts of obtaining a place in heaven.  He had pursued every possible way … Continue reading

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