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Who Owns a Pastor’s Sermons?

Today I’m sharing an article on who owns a pastor’s sermons. Perhaps an odd topic to some, but it highlights something interesting, in my opinion. While some want individual ownership, and while several laws actually could be seen to favor corporate ownership, I wish there could be such a thing as church ownership!

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Oh. Huh.

I hope you’ve gathered that I want to encourage. I especially hope to support Lutheran authors and have gotten pretty generous with reading & reviewing Lutheran books of all sorts. But what happens when I read a book and I’m left thinking, “Oh. Huh. And this may be one of the most well-read novels by a Lutheran author.”

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2020 Lutheran Homeschool Conference

I know, I know. I lure you in with the promise of a blog to encourage writers and then I share all this extra stuff too. Still. Have you heard that there will be a FREE Lutheran Homeschool conference? Here is a link to information & registration. 🙂

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KFUO Sharathon 2020

Today is the start of the KFUO Sharathon 2020. It will run June 25th through the 27th.

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Faith & Writing

I’m experiencing a little deja vu as I could have sworn I already wrote up a post for this, yet when I went back to check I didn’t see one. Sorry either way! Forgive me my flubs! 🙂 Anyway, the Faith & Writing annual Lutheran writing workshop is still happening! Further, it will be held online so even more may be able to attend.

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Letter on Father’s Day

A blessed Monday to you! Last week I mentioned that I’d been asked to write a little something for Crossway publishers (the folks who publish the English Standard Version of the Bible). Here’s a link to it: “An Open Letter to Daughters on Father’s Day.” Also . . .

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Amazon Sale

You might be interested to know that there is an Amazon sale where you buy two and get one free. Just go here, pick from a selection of books, CDs, movies, and games. No code needed. Just go to checkout and you should see a full discount for the price of one of the three items. So that’s happy. 🙂

I also do have a Father’s Day article that will be coming out through Crossway. I’ll let you know when it’s been posted.

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None Greater

Another recommendation from a reader: retired Lutheran pastor Gene E. Merrell has a book titled None Greater: John the Baptist.

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The Struggle for Unity

Here’s a timely find! A kind reader sent in a recommendation for The Struggle for Unity by retired Lutheran pastor Richard O. Ziehr. The Amazon blurb describes it as “a personal look at the integration of Lutheran churches in the South.”

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Let Down Your Hair

To be honest, I don’t follow many authors and I don’t subscribe to many of their newsletters. Rachel Kovaciny‘s, however, I do and I always enjoy it. Well, through it I’m happy to tell you that you can read her latest Rapunzel-inspired short story, Let Down Your Hair.

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