Category Archive: Church

Dec 31

Fast Forward Through 2011 – FAV 5: Christmas 2011

If you’ve made it this far on my fast trip through November and December events, you deserve a prize! I’m wrapping up the recap with this post and resuming normal posting (whatever that means) in the new year. The Christmas season is overwhelmingly full of blessings. I’m not sure how I will accomplish this, but …

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Dec 30

Fast Forward Through 2011 – Advent by Candlelight

I’m still playing catch-up on all the things I’ve wanted to blog about over the last few months.  This post dates back to a very special event held on December 4th. Every two years the ladies of St. John’s host an Advent by Candlelight meal. This year’s was an amazing sucess and joy to be …

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Dec 29

Fast Forward Through 2011 – Choral Fest

So I’ve fallen off the blogging wagon a bit lately, but for good reason. Life, as I know it, got insanely busy, and while the good ideas for blog posts were everywhere around me, I had no time to archive them for posterity on electronic paper. Rather than cry about lost opportunities, over the next few posts I am …

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Sep 04

For the Love of Corn

Turn back the hands of time for a moment to May 24, 2007 and imagine the anticipation we were experiencing as we waited to hear where Kevin would be assigned to serve as pastor upon his Seminary graduation.  The WELS President, Karl Gurgel, called his name, and here’s what we heard … Click to hear …

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Aug 20

Print My Cal

Perhaps you are already familiar with Google Calendar and all its amazingness! If not, I’d encourage you to check it out. When you do, you will find a free online solution for all of your scheduling needs. It is fully compatible with your favorite mobile device so you can take the calendar offline “in your pocket,” and …

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Aug 08

Mobile Broadcasting

In the fall of 2004 I had the privilege of attending The Lutheran Communicator’s Conference in Phoenix, AZ.  As I reflect on that conference a mere 7 years later, it was certainly an interesting time in history to be at such an event.  I remember hearing Shel Holtz speak about the then-emerging internet-based, free publication genre …

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Jul 18

Crowing About Collages

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a collage of pictures can convey a lot of goodness!  Perhaps you’ve noticed my inclusion of grouped images on occasional blog posts.  I’ve created collages for all kinds of events including … Easter decorations at church School projects The “Unity Sunday” Photo Booth at church Even the …

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Jun 28

LWMS Recap

I’m still basking in the afterglow of the LWMS Convention, and I have just a quick moment to write this post, but I wanted to organize and share just a couple of pictures and the video recaps I created with photos and video clips from each of the days.  Yes, I used my blue cutting …

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May 30

From Z to A

May 29, 2011 was a very special day for our good friend and fellow called worker, Stephanie Zastrow, as she was married to David Arndt in a beautiful ceremony at the MLC Chapel of the Christ. We’ve enjoyed this last year serving with her as she planned for her wedding and move west.  Last fall …

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May 26

Special Guests for a Special Event

A new sign went up on our back gate today … and our backyard officially has “No Vacancy” for the next several days as we entertain Diesel (HUGE . HUGE . HUGE teddy bear of a dog!! – 140 lbs.) and his little brother, Petro (best ball-fetcher alive!) “How did we come to host these …

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