Monthly Archives: January 2017

Taking Turns

I should get back to generally encouraging you as writers. So today’s post will list a few ways that writers like us can work together taking turns.

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Verses for Religious Education

Another idea to share. Older educational practices would use poetry to help memorize things. You know, “In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” There were verses for religious education, too, memorizing (and summarizing!) the books of the Bible and other content. Of course, Luther’s Small Catechism falls into that genre, too, in its beautiful German crafting. Still, why not put together a book of Lutheran texts and verses for religious education?

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Psalm 46:1

I wish I could keep a Bible scholar on retainer. Sure, I ask my husband. And that counts as asking my pastor, too, but I was thinking about Psalm 46:1 and thinking about how God is “a very present help in trouble” in multiple ways.

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Penelope’s Hope

I think I warned you I had a lot of reviews coming. 🙂 Today’s is on Penelope’s Hope, Sarah Baughman‘s debut novel in the Regency Silhouettes Series (the second volume of which I reviewed a few days ago).

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From Taboo to Delight

Christmas money to spend? Here’s a new book from CPH that might grab your attention: Ethics of Sex: From Taboo to Delight. I haven’t seen it yet, but I’d be happy to post a review of it if any of you get a chance to look it over and read it.

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Violet’s Daybreak

I did a good amount of reading during Christmas, but my favorite had to be Sarah Baughman‘s Violet’s Daybreak. Continue reading

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Comic Book David’s Mighty Men

I found out about something pretty inspiring. A 15-year-old pastor’s son by the name of Adam Boggs has put together, and made available, a comic book David’s Mighty Men: A Comic Book based on 2 Samuel 23:8-39.

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St. Polycarp Update

I’m always happy to spread news from Lutheran writers and publishing houses. Today’s post offers us a Rev. Aaron Simms and St. Polycarp update.

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2016 Top Posts

I easily have a week’s worth of book reviews to write up for Lutheran authors, but somehow those take me a while. So, allow me this punt to buy me anther day’s time. 🙂 2016 Top Posts.

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Whisk(e)y

Today my charming husband offers us a guest post: a review of The Angels’ Portion: A Clergyman’s Whisk(e)y Narrative, Volume II.

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