Tag Archives: Germany

Günter Scharlach on his way to marry Ingrid Ringelmann in Kirchdorf, KZN.

These are the first electronic copies after scanning some of those family photos showing Günter Scharlach’s final years in Bleckmar, Germany after World War II and coming to South Africa to be ordained and installed as pastor in Lüneburg, KZN … Continue reading

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Well, it’s Saturday …

The temperature is rising. We’re above 25 degrees centigrade some  days already and it’s promising to be a hot and dry spring by the looks of it. Water conservation is on the cards and we’ve got a long way to … Continue reading

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SELK-Info: Regionaltreffen des Internationalen Lutherischen Rates

Regionaltreffen des Internationalen Lutherischen RatesSELK-Bischof wirkte als Referent mitBergen-Bleckmar, 22.5.2014 – selk – Am Dienstag und Mittwoch dieser Woche tagte in Bleckmar bei Bergen die Europäische Region des Internationalen Lutherischen Rates (ILC). Reverend Jon Ehlers, leitender Geistlicher der Evangelisch-Lutherischen Kirche von England und … Continue reading

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Neues aus der Mission: “Please – not so loud!”

„Please – not so loud“ Response to Dean Tsimako preaching in the SELK at the Missionfestival in Widdershausen/Obersuhl. This is what was publicized by SELK News about his work there: Heringen-Widdershausen, 29.10.2013 – selk – „Lange stand das Schlagzeug unbenutzt auf … Continue reading

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Luther Symposium 2014

The Faculty of Catholic Theology of the University of Erfurt and the Johann-Adam-Möhler-Institute for Ecumenics in Paderborn are preparing an international symposium on Luther. This symposium will take place in 2014 at the Augustinian monastery in Erfurt from 21st to … Continue reading

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Sturmius von Fulda (+779): Abbot and missionary

Abbot Sturm of Fulda was a follower of Saint Boniface (Apostle of the Germans) and founder of the famous Benedictine monastery and abbey in Fulda. His death is commemorated by the Church on the 17th December. Read more about him here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Sturm

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Reformation Anniversary 2017

There’s a lot of preparation going on for 2017. Just look at the impressive itinerary from the EKD: perspectives_for_the_reformation_jubilee_2017__0

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Sterben mit dem ARD – Kommentar von Henryk M. Broder

And you thought, they only critique boring sermons? Now way! Read this and consider how “outsiders” hear your tunes, messages and twits. I find Broder amusing and provocative at the same time. Read here what he’s got to say: “In … Continue reading

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Belly flop: Submarines go aground in SA

This crash is a shame, wasting lots of money and diverting necessary funds for real needs by diverting to thse so-called “prestige projects”. This massive and high profile endevour has crashed in a spectacular belly flop. The mismanagement in our … Continue reading

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Mosque in Duisburg-Marxloh

Don’t for one moment think that the Church is the only global player in the issues of faith and religion and worldwide missions. Remember the pictures I posted of the new mosque in Midrand, which is to be the biggest … Continue reading

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