Pastor’s Patter

Pastor’s Patter

Bob, weary from a long day and half a night behind the wheel of his eighteen-wheeler, down- shifted off the California interstate and listened to the engine growl toward a parking spot in the rest area. To him, the non-descript, nearly deserted pit stop seemed to be...
Pastor’s Patter

Pastor’s Patter

How then shall we live? After Martin Luther had finished explaining a passage of scripture in a sermon or a lecture, he would ask this question: How then shall we live? Truth had been revealed to Luther’s parishioners or students. They had been enlightened, but the...
Pastor’s Patter

Pastor’s Patter

It was battered and scarred and the auctioneer thought it scarcely worth his while, to waste his time on the old violin, but he held it up with a smile. “What am I bid, good people,” he cried, “Who starts the bidding for me? One dollar? One dollar. Do I hear two? Two...
Pastor’s Patter

Pastor’s Patter

Some people go to the dump and return home with more stuff than they took in the first place. The following happened to one of those people. The incident occurred near Ichon, South Korea in July, 1953. An American soldier heard a noise in a pile of trash. Curious, he...