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Why I've Not Been Blogging...

The last two weeks have been exceedingly busy due to my involvement working the STS-122/1E Space Shuttle mission.  My small part in the EVA (i.e. spacewalk) world allows me to see, experience, and participate in some of the most exciting aspects of human spaceflight...in short, I have one of the coolest jobs in the world.

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February 16, 2008

Amusement (6 Feb)

It's been awhile since we've taken a walk on the lighter side of things, and after finding this jewel of a YouTube special, I can wait no longer...I've always been amused by celebrities making fun of other celebrities, including themselves, but this treasure is somebody else poking some light-hearted fun at celebrities, saying the . . .

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February 06, 2008

Luther on Youth Ministry...sort of

Tonight as I was reading through (and furiously marking up) Luther's Large Catechism, I came across these words in his exposition of the Fourth Commandment ("Honor your father and your mother") that are so prophetic they are frightening:

If [bringing up children in the fear and knowledge of God above all things] . . .

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February 04, 2008

Luther on Balance in Preaching

Luther clearly understood the difficulties associated with preaching well--truthfully and with doctrinal precision. His words on John 15 are helpful both to pastor and parishioner alike and emphasize the necessity of preaching faith and good works:

"So there are two parts of Christian teaching that we must emphasize daily. . . .

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February 03, 2008

The Cross, Our Focus

The very fact that in my mind it goes without saying is probably reason to say it: as Christians, the Cross of Christ is our focus...our focus for doctrine, praxis, theology, liturgy, life in general, etc.

Over at 'Glory to God for All Things,' Fr. Stephen has compiled and reposted a lengthy post on the Cross as the . . .

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February 03, 2008

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