****Disclaimer: This is another tongue-in-cheek post. It is meant to entertain, not inform. However, there are some historic facts contained therein which are indeed true. ====================================== Those of you who follow this blog faithfully know that I have previously written about what is called The Lutheran Curse. So when the Cubs won the World Series, … More The Lutheran Curse…What Happened?
It was a sad day for the German Lutherans in Altenburg on August 19th in 1849. On that day, their beloved pastor, Rev. Gotthold Heinrich Loeber, died at the age of 52. He is said to have died from typhoid fever, but I would submit that exhaustion may well have been a factor in his … More Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant
Today is the birthday of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (except that was not its original name). First of all, let me say that Perry County is not where the Missouri Synod started. In fact, you could argue that many folks in Perry County fought against the formation of a synod, and there are no churches … More Keepers and Tellers