Scholia

Folks, have you visited www.scholia.net recently? Because you should. I hadn’t realized it, but that site has been a church resource for 20 years now! And they are now expanding what they plan to do . . . 

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Chirp for Audio Books

I’ve talked about BookBub here before. It’s great: a daily email showing either free or super discounted digital books. (HT to my awesome mother-in-law who introduced me to it!) Now, there’s a similar service called Chirp for audio books!

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I’m getting great responses and I’m so thankful for each and every one! Unfortunately, it looks like I need to take a little sick down time. I’ll get back to you eventually! 🙂 Meanwhile, happy reading & writing!

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Looking for Good Resources on Science

Today I’m looking for good resources on science. I don’t mean as a way to teach it to my kids, and I don’t mean to objectify or personify it. At the same time, I’m hoping for more than “faith and science” stuff. For example, I’ve had this thought—tell me if I’ve gone too far!

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Looking for Good Resources on Vocation

Calling all Lutherans! Calling all Lutherans! I’m looking for good resources on vocation for a project. All sorts of resources, digital or offline, books, articles, blog posts, speakers, etc!

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Law & Gospel Preaching

The Brothers of John the Steadfast (aka Steadfast Lutherans) have published a new book of sermons, this time by the excellent Rev. Rolf Preus! Here is the announcement about A Year of Law & Gospel Preaching: Postil of Sermons on the One-Year Lectionary.

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Something Beautiful

Ladies and gentlemen, I interrupt this week of blogging book releases to share just a little something beautiful. Last night at Ash Wednesday, two of my six children participated far more than usual. My five-year-old Michael did really well following along with the liturgy and readings. Even better, when he got lost, he was disappointed! He cared! But equally moving to me as a mother was that my newly-four-year-old Anastasia (we call her Tasy) participated in praying the litany! Now, don’t get me wrong, she said each line exactly after everyone else said it. 🙂 But the something beautiful is that our pastor allowed the time for her to do it. All of those “Have mercy”‘s melted my heart. 

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Unicorn Ranch

Want to know what I love? Lutheran writers! You know what else I love? Kids. Especially kids who read . . . and write!! Today’s post is a happy announcement that an awesome 14-year old Lutheran girl,  Milena Janton, has written and published her first novel, Unicorn Ranch!

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Catechetics: Fixing Confirmation

LCMS author Rev. Lincoln Winter, who blogs at “Predigtamt: Musings of a Circuit Riding Parson,” has now released Catechetics: Fixing Confirmation!

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RIP A.L.S. Vossler

I am so sorry to report that fellow Lutheran author A.L.S. Vossler has gone to our Lord. 

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