No Good Son

 I was in the mood for a fast-paced novel, thought, “Hmm, a crime thriller sounds good,” and scrolled through my Kindle library. There it was: No Good Son by Lutheran author J. L. Vaughan. (I’ve most recently mentioned him with his project, Lutheran Audio Review. Go here for the website and here for the book.) It was totally what I wanted!

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Our Car Accident

Hi everyone! Ned and I were in a rough car accident over the weekend, so I’m vanity blogging here for this entry to save myself having to retell and retell the story. 

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More Resources

I’m starting to feel a little bit like a resource junkie. Still, I said I’d post for a week, so here you go: more resources. Twenty of ’em. Want more? Give me a topic and I’ll look into ’em!

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Wellness

Hmmm . . . congregational or synodical resources on wellness. I’VE GOT THIS!

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More LCMS Resources

Let’s see. I said I’d try to do a week long series on congregational resources. Of course, I didn’t actually plan it out! So let’s see what I’ve come up with for today as far as more LCMS resources out there.

(Don’t doubt me. I can TOTALLY get a week out of all this great stuff!)

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LCMS Foundation

Do you know that the LCMS has something called the LCMS Foundation? Obviously, there’s a theological & Scriptural foundation. That’s not what I’m talking about. There is an actual investment corporation of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod that exists to help congregations with long term investments!

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Deaconess Installation!

I daresay there’s an assortment of people who follow this blog. Some know me better than others. Do you all know I’ve served as an LCMS-rostered deaconess for about the last 10 years? And, yesterday Trinity Lutheran Church held a deaconess installation for me as I am newly called there! Yay!

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Beauty and the Augsburg Confession

This is a special release day! Rev. Gaven Mize and Roberto Rojas, Jr., can now off you Beauty and the Augsburg Confession! ON SALE TODAY!

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Food and Longing

As I try to cater to a Lutheran crowd, I don’t review many non-Lutheran books here. Having said that, I think Anya von Bremzen’s Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing was phenomenal!

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Scarlet Virgins

It takes a certain mood to brave some books, but I’m glad the time came for me to digest The Scarlet Virgins: When Sex Replaces Salvation by Lutheran author, speaker, and podcaster Rebecca Lemke.

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