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Some thoughts from a day of procedural coding

More for my personal future reference, but perhaps this may be useful to someone. I’ve been trying to improve my programming, striving for clean, elegant, maintainable, readable code. Over the last couple days, I tried to understand how a one-off PHP page might be coded in an object oriented manner. Each possible architecture resulted in… Read more »

New WELS Hymnal — Why?

The WELS has begun a project to create a new hymnal. But in all of the information about it, I’m stumped to find any reason for it. Has anyone catalogued the deficiencies in Christian Worship which we would hope to correct? Or are we just trying to put out a new hymnal for the sake… Read more »

Shoretel phones and HP V1910 switches DHCP

A random note because this was so hard to find. If you are installing a Shoretel phone system with rebranded 3com switches such as the HP V1910, make sure that your DHCP server is set to only be on its main VLAN. I still don’t understand why, but somehow if the server is available on… Read more »


Stay with us, for it is evening; the day is almost over. (Luke 24:29) Surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age. (Matthew 28:26) Your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday. The LORD will guide you always. (Isaiah 58:10,11) Your sun will… Read more »

Luther’s Sacristy Prayer for Laymen

It struck me today how appropriate this prayer would be to another vocation. For my future (hopefully) reference with slight modification: Lord God, You have placed me as a father and leader in a family, but you see how unsuited I am to meet so great and difficult a task. If I had lacked Your help, I… Read more »