Altenburg, Texas

It was an inauspicious beginning. The Saxon immigrants exiled their bishop, Martin Stephan, across the Mississippi River, due to sexual misconduct and misappropriation of funds. The colony of immigrants was in chaos. Without a bishop, were they still a church? Added to the ecclesiastical disorder was economic privation and utter

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Laundry Love

By: Rev. David Murillo, guest columnist, St. Paul Lutheran Church, San Antonio, TX Swedish Dude: “You want to go to a subway party? Me: Huh? Like…Subway…. sandwiches? Swedish Dude: No. It’s a full on party. On the Subway train. Me: Uh…. sure, why not” This was the brief conversation I

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Serving in Candelaria

A diverse group from several different schools assisted in the VBS and the Medical Clinic in Candelaria over spring break on March 12-19. There were two advanced nursing students from Concordia University Texas and two other students. These four were joined by two students from West Texas A&M and lead

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