“And unto the Wends I became as a Wend, that I might gain the Wends…”

The Rev. Timotheus Stiemke was in a difficult situation. He’d been assigned to a new Lutheran congregation in the little town of New Start (a few miles south of Serbin), where he was installed on the fourth Sunday in Advent Read More …

The Texas Synod (attempts to) expand into Coupland, Texas

In the last few weeks, I’ve started to get to the point where I’m finding connections everywhere between congregations that I’ve photographed and researched… connections I would have missed six or twelve months ago. Or at least supposed connections. Sometimes Read More …

And a time to sew together…

The members of Rev. Kilian’s congregation who broke away and formed the first St. Peter’s Lutheran Church (see “A time to tear apart…” for more details) styled themselves as “the little flock” in their letter to the church council of the congregation Read More …