Lutheran Bird Flu

Bird flu is a dangerous thing. According to Yahoo News, “China’s premier on Sunday (April 28, 2013) urged authorities to be vigilant against a new strain of bird flu that has killed 23 people, while saying that efforts to tackle the virus have so far been effective.” According to the CDC web site: “Usually, ÔÇťavian…

North American Farm and Power Show

If anyone had any doubts about how well things have been going for farmers the last few years, they only had to go to the North American Farm and Power Show in Owatonna March 14-16. Looking over all the equipment on display I realized that farming is big business and definitely not for amateurs. You…

Jesus, the Good Shepherd

The fourth Sunday of Easter is Good Shepherd Sunday. Here is what Martin Luther has to say about Jesus, the Good Shepherd. “When he hath found it, he layeth it on his shoulders, rejoicing.” Luke 15:5 There is scarcely any more precious illustration in the whole Gospel than when the Lord Christ compares himself to…