Thoughts of a Manger

Colleagues, On December 1, with arms full of greenery for the family Advent wreath,

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Christmas 2000 in Bethlehem

Colleagues, Two years ago a dozen or so of us Crossings folks celebrated Christmas

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Reflections on the Message of the Advent Season

Colleagues, Here’s something for Advent. It’s the Pastor’s Piece in the Continue Reading →

Roman Catholic – Eastern Orthodox Rapprochement

Colleagues, Paul Goetting, like me, is a retired ELCA pastor with LCMS roots. We

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Crossings Theology: Roots and Branches

Colleagues, The posting of 2 weeks ago, ThTh 127, linking the lectionary-appointed Gospel for

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A Book Review on “Proclaiming the Scandal.”

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A Crossing for Thanksgiving Day 2000

Colleagues, By popular demand (well, actually one Crossings junkie explicitly asked for it) I’m

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Christian Conversation with an Ex-Marxist

Colleagues, Eleven years ago today, the day before Luther’s birthday, the Berlin Wall came

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Palestinian Lutherans in Today’s War Zone (Continuation of ThTh #124)

Colleagues: Half a dozen, maybe more, responses (some of them lengthy pieces) have come

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Macedonian Call from Palestinian Christians (that you haven’t seen on CNN)

Colleagues, Today’s posting is quite lengthy. So I’m sending it in three parts. This

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