Chapel Talk - May 7 2018

The following is the transcript of my chapel talk. You may be able to view it here.

Luke 24: Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem. 14 They were talking with each other about everything that had happened …

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Lifelong Luther

As this will be my final Ideas and Creations contribution I hope you will indulge me in a little look back over my relationship with Luther College and the teachers and professors that have made me who I am today.

The first person I want to mention is the man …

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Remembering John Carlis

Everyone wants to belong, and for a young man from a small town in southwest Minnesota who went to a small liberal arts college as an undergrad, the U of M can be a pretty intimidating place -- a real "pair a dime" shift if you will. I remember waiting in …

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chapel talk - 11/4 nehemiah 13 1-3, 23-31

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This is the text from my chapel talk yesterday. The video (mostly of the top of my head) can be found on the Luther Portal. Make sure you go to the On Demand tab and look for me on November 4.

I’m going to begin today with a slightly …

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john riedl tribute

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This is the short tribute speech I gave last Friday at the University of Minnesota.  Actually, I had to edit my speech to be shorter than this, so I thought I would just post this longer version, plus it contains some fun old images I dug up that I didn't …
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dear apple

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Dear Apple,

You lost a sale today. I know its just one less iPhone you are going to sell, and in the grand scheme of things does not amount to anything. I suppose its not really your fault, and as a loyal Apple customer its much easier for me to …

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ebook man is cleaning out the library

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So today I sat in my office and looked over at my library of books, probably about 700 books all together. The top half of the library contains my cookbook collection and lots of other non-fiction books. The bottom half is largely science fiction, some paperbacks that I've had for …

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