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Rick’s Reflections … With a Little Help from My Friends
I thought about this great Beatles song recently while attending a gathering on the occasion of my good friend John Nunes’ graduation ceremony. John is now officially “Dr.” Nunes, having completed his PhD from the Lutheran School of Theology...
Rick’s Reflections … Viva TACO!
Our annual President’s Circle Retreat took place earlier this month in San Diego, California. This event is always a highlight for me. It’s an opportunity for our donors to come together to be updated on the seeding work they are supporting, to grow personally...
Rick’s Reflections … Where Have You Gone, O Britannica?
The recent announcement that the Encyclopedia Britannica will no longer be available in hard copy sure caused a stir. Those of us who are a bit older remember that having this set of books on the shelves at home used to be a sign of parental...
Rick’s Reflections …
Thank God for Conference Planners
I recently returned from Phoenix where a great gathering of Lutheran congregation leaders convened. Of course, it’s a sacrifice for any Chicagoan to have to leave the “windy city” in February to go to Arizona! I must admit that our...
Rick’s Reflections … Some Children See Him
The Alfred Burt carol, “Some Children See Him,” written almost 50 years ago, is one of my favorite Christmas carols. Although it wasn’t a part of any Christmas worship services I attended this year, the James Taylor version got plenty of airtime on...