By Cindy Koch - The earth rumbled and softened underfoot. My eyes spun back and forth, watching the light fixtures sway back and forth. The windows rattled; the streets groaned. It took me just a minute to realize what was happening. Suddenly sick to my stomach, still trying to gain my balance, I braced myself … Continue reading Worried about the End of the World?
By Paul Koch - Of all the questions one can ask, and there are a lot of important questions that you can and do ask, the most Lutheran of them must be the question, “What does this mean?” If you grew up in a Lutheran church, no doubt you studied Luther’s Small Catechism, went to … Continue reading What Does This Mean?
My second summer at the seminary I was slogging through an incredibly boring course called New Testament Isagogics. Now by boring, I mean mind numbingly boring, and it didn’t help that it was the middle of the summer in St. Louis, it was more like some sort of penance than a great academic opportunity. Now … Continue reading The Third Day