Wish List

This page is a running list of ministry things I’d love to have someday if I had unlimited resources, plus thingsothers have recommended to me.

If you want to see how geeky I can be, glory in my Hobby wish list.


Books – Theology

Lutheran Study Bible: New Revised Standard Version. Augsburg Fortress, 2009.
Denysenko, Nicholas E., Liturgical Reform after Vatican II: The Impact on Eastern Orthodoxy. Fortress, 2015.
Wengert, Timothy J., editor. The Annotated Luther, Vols. 1-6. Fortress, 2-17.
Luther, Martin. Luther’s Works: Digital Download. Fortress, 2001.
Thompson, Bard, editor. Liturgies of the Western Church. Fortress, 1980.
Janz, Denis R., editor. A People’s History of Christianity Set. Fortress, 2010.
Blount, Brian K., editor. True to Our Native Land: An African American New Testament Commentary. Fortress, 2007.
Soelle, Dorothy. The Silent Cry: Mysticism and Resistance. Fortress, 2001.
Braaten, Carl B. A Map of Twentieth-Century Theology: Readings from Karl Barth to Radical Pluralism. Fortress, 1995.
Muesse, Mark W. The Hindu Traditions: A Concise Introduction. Fortress, 2011.
Kinnard, Jacob N. The Emergence of Buddhism: Classical Traditions in Contemporary Perspective. Fortress, 2010.
Kaltner, John. Islam: What Non-Muslims Should Know. Fortress, 2016.
Stroud, Dean G, ed. Preaching in Hitler’s Shadow: Sermons of Resistance in the Third Reich. Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2013.
MacLeish, Archibald. J.B.: A Play in Verse. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1989.
Caldwell, Taylor. Dear and Glorious Physician: A Novel about Saint Luke. Ignatius, 2008.
Schroeder, Joy A. and Marion Ann Taylor. Voices Long Silenced: Women Biblical Interpreters through the Centuries. Westminster John Knox, 2022.

Books – Worship

Libro de Liturgia y Cántico: A Worship Book for Spanish-Speaking Lutherans. Augsburg Fortress, 1998.
Pew Edition
Leaders Edition
Quivik, Melinda A., editor. Leading Worship Matters: A Sourcebook for Preparing Worship Leaders. Augsburg Fortress, 2013.
Music Sourcebook for Life Passages: Healing, Funeral, and Marriage. Augsburg Fortress,
Evangelical Lutheran Worship Ceremonial Binder Pack.
The United Methodist Hymnal. Abingdon, 1989.

Book of Common Worship. Presbyterian Publishing, 2018.
Gibson, Jonathan and Mark Earngey, eds. Reformation Worship: Liturgies from the Past for the Present. New Growth Press, 2019.


8″ x 10″ wood plaque


Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Solanus Casey

Jesus Christ: Liberator
Mother of God: Protectress of the Oppressed
Perpetua and Felicity
John of the Cross
Christ the Dreamer
Holy Wisdom
The Korean Christ
Navaho Madonna

Mary Magdalene
Raphael and Tobias
Syro-Phoenician Woman
Brigid and Darlughdach of Kildare
Joseph of Nazareth

Oscar Romero of El Salvador
Sergius and Bacchus
Black Elk

Harvey Milk of San Francisco
Dorothy Day of New York
J.R.R. Tolkien
Johann Sebastian Bach
Jonathan and David

Martin Luther King of Georgia
Mother Jones of America

Mychal Judge, OFM
Polyeuct and Nearchus
We-wha of Zuni
Stephen Biko of South Africa

Clergy Wear

MDS Pure Linen Neckband Collar (collar width 1.5″, neck size 16.5″)
Cassock Rabat
Cassock – Single Breasted
Fabric: Terylene/Wool medium weight, black (machine-washable)
Back: Version B – 5 Pleats
Collar Style: Square
Collar Gap: 1″
Lining: Lined
Buttons: 33
Piping: no
Options: Cuffs, Jacket type inside pocket, Pen pocket
Cassock Cloak
Wool Melton
(possible arm slits?)
Cassock Overcoat
Fabric: Showerproof Gabardine
Style: Double Breasted
Length: Calf Length
Cincture with Fall & Fringe
Fabric: Terylene/Wool, Black (machine-washable)
Fringe Colour: Black
Piping: none
Surplice with cotton entredeux lace
Thin linen
Neckline “F”
Linen amice
Thin linen
Linen alb with cotton entredeux lace
Thin linen
Neckline “F”
Black wool, grosgrain band
Cope (Regal Collection)
Lancer – Ivory
Gold-circle braid
No lining
Gold tassel

Fun Lutheran Stuff

Ad Crucem VDMA and Luther Rose Plaque
Kristofer Skrade. The Lutheran Handbook for Pastors. Augsburg Fortress, 2006.
Here I Stand Socks
Luther Rose Field Bag (brown)