Article Archive for June 2012
When You Pray, Say . . . Prayers of Martin Franzmann
“Thus says the Lord God” (Ez 2:4). Notice what is missing? (Ex 3:13–15; Ex 20:2) The Lord Yahweh does not identify himself as the God of Israel, “your God.” What the Lord will say through …
Concordia Seminary Professor Leo Sanchez has been named chair of the Board of Directors of Lutherans in Medical Missions (LIMM).
Joel Biermann’s Lay Bible Institute Video Files
By Gerhard Bode
The one- and three-year lectionaries each include only one pericope from the Book of Lamentations. In both cases, the text is Lamentations 3:22–33, which also contains the central theme of the book. In …
Back by popular demand, this Preacher’s Roundtable led by David Schmitt discusses preaching Mark throughout year B of the three-year lectionary cycle. Part 2 of 2 looks at preaching Mark during ordinary time (after Pentecost).
(Over)hearing the sacred sound in story
Editor’s Note: This homiletical help is adapted from Concordia Journal, November 1983.
By H. Armin Moellering
Introduction: “A human being needs comfort. The nursing child crying in its crib, the old man clinging to a beloved hand …
Did German Lutherans in America wait too long to start speaking English?
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A study in juxtapositions: youth and the church