Centennial Moments

Centennial Moments are brief, anecdotal vignettes about Texas District people, history and ministry. These 32 segments were written by Texas District Historian Dave Goeke working with the Centennial Task Force and represent a labor of love and spirit-filled writing.

Also available in Spanish. (Click on the word "Spanish" in the previous sentence to download).


No. 1 - REGULATIONS YOU WON'T FIND POSTED IN YOUR CHURCH

No. 2 - THE BUG MAN WHO WAS PRESIDENT

No. 3 - FROM TEXAS TO ST. LOUIS

No. 4 - A MAN WHO "THOUGHT OUT OF THE BOX"

No. 5 - CALLED WHERE? TO DO WHAT?

No. 6 - WAR, WORSHIP, EDUCATION AND THE LANGUAGE

No. 7 - THERE'S A CELEBRATION COMING UP

No. 8 - CALL IT WHAT?

No. 9 - HECKMANN? WHICH ONE?

No. 10 - HOW WOULD YOU HAVE DONE?

No. 11 - WHO?

No. 12 - THE BEGINNINGS OF THE TEXAS DISTRICT

No. 13 - KEEPING THEIR DISTANCE

No. 14 - THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

No. 15 - FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION

No. 16 - THEY ATE WELL, DESPITE ALL ELSE

No. 17 - YA GOTTA HAVE HEART

No. 18 - "THE KLAN" AND TEXAS LUTHERANS????

No. 19 - NORTH ZULCH???

No. 20 - "THERE IS NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN"

No. 21 - TRY THAT ON FOR SIZE

No. 22 - WHEN DOES A GOOD SERMON END?

No. 23 - THAT'S WHAT YOU CALL "A CHURCH FAMILY"!

No. 24 - MINISTRY TO THE BLACK COMMUNITY

No. 25 - THE PECAN CLUB

No. 26 - PRIMERA IGLESIA EVAGLEISTA LUTERANA MEXICANA

No. 27 - DYING IN THE LORD'S SERVICE

No. 28 - OF MEN, WOMEN AND GREAT SACRIFICES FOR SAKE OF THE GOSPEL

No. 29 - A "GYMNASIUM" IN TEXAS Part I

No. 30 - A "GYMNASIUM" IN TEXAS Part II

No. 31 - A "GYMNASIUM" IN TEXAS Part III

No. 32 - OF DISTRICT CONVENTIONS