Winter 2003

Volume 3/Number 4

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Together Again

Dr. Arthur A. Just, Jr.

God created us to be in relationship with Him and with each other. That relationship was shattered in the Fall. But Sunday after Sunday, God restores our broken relationship with Him and with each other in the Divine Service.


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Out of Sync

Dr. Barbara J. Resch

What type of music do teens really want in worship? The answer may surprise you.


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Faith in Fairy Tales

Audrey Riojas

What is the “happily ever after” story you are hoping for in your life? Audrey Riojas explores our fairy-tale expectations in her article about faith and life.


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Something Funny in the Vestry

Kathy Luder

Kathy discovers more than just pastor’s vestments in the vestry.


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An Empty Sack

Rev. Matthew Harrison

What do we get out of church? Much more than you may realize.


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Finding Christ in Middle Earth

Rev. Bruce Keseman

A pastor reflects on biblical images and allusions in the talents of J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Lord of the Rings.


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Leading the Blind to Higher Things

Pam Knepper

A group of teens assist in bringing Higher Things magazine to the blind as the largest Christian library serving blind people in North America.


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MINING THE RICHES: A Mountain in Iowa?

Rev. David Fleming

A deeper look into Revelation 14 and worship.


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Letters to the Editor


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Ex Cathedra

Advice about dressing for church and youth Sundays, plus…will there be animals in heaven? Get ready to fire off those e-mails to Ex Cathedra.


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The Catechism: God as Man to Serve Men

Rev. David Petersen


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Pulse: Cartoon Reviews

Rev. Eric A. Andrae

SpongeBob, the Simpsons, and more – oh my!


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