Category Archives: Hymns

Hymn Contest!

This weekend my husband told me about a Lutheran hymn contest! I’m quite excited. The short of it is that Concordia Theological Seminary is having a hymn competition in honor of its upcoming 175th anniversary. (Yay for my Alma Mater!)

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Ecclesial Poetry Release

Ladies & gentlemen, I’m thrilled to announce that my latest book, Ecclesial Poetryis now available!

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Need a Composer?

Need a composer, particularly one with Lutheran sensibilities? I now have one to recommend: Austin Theroit!

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Metrical Index

Have you ever wondered about the Metrical Index commonly found in hymnals? Let me explain.

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A Symposium for Hymn Writers and Translators!

Ladies and gentlemen, I have doubly good news to tell you! First, there will be a symposium for hymn writers and translators in cooperation with The Good Shepherd Institute. Second, GSI has slightly altered their dates so that it isn’t over All Saints’!

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Raabe Hymn Text Competition

If you are interested in writing Lutheran hymnody, you have got to check out this Raabe Hymn Text Competition!

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Kurt Weber

I learned about something delightful that I get to share about. 🙂 It falls more under Lutheran resource than Lutheran authors, though maybe I can argue that composing is writing, too! For your pleasure: Hymns That I Love: Solo Piano arrangements of Confessional Hymnscomposed and arranged by Kurt Weber.

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Wazzlewood & Lord, Thee I Love

The winner of the Wazzlewood Giveaway is Whitney Crowell! Congratulations! Now, all of you, you have got to read my review below. It is for Kloria Publishing‘s latest release, Lord, Thee I Love with All My Heartillustrated by the fabulously-talented Lutheran Kelly Schumacher.

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Disaster Hymn Text

Ladies and gentlemen, please wish me well for the week ahead! Like I said yesterday, I plan to take most of next week off from blogging to catch up on other things. Having said that, tune in Monday because I’m reviewing a most excellent book, Shadow among Sheaves, for its debut! Beautiful writing, captivating story. Anyway, for your reading pleasure today, I get to share with you a hymn text sent in to me as a guest post by Lutheran author Mary Antholz. It is a disaster hymn text applicable to the terribly flooding we remain so mindful of.

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Ode to Symposia

I really could write an ode to Symposia, but I’m not sure it’d be in the right spirit. lol Seriously, though, I’d like you to consider going to the Fort Wayne Symposia next year.

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