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Article Archive for June 2012

Praying into God’s Will
June 27, 2012 – 2:32 pm | 5 Comments
Praying into God’s Will

When You Pray, Say . . . Prayers of Martin Franzmann

Proper 9 • Ezekiel 2:1–5 • July 8, 2012
June 26, 2012 – 7:00 am | No Comment

“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 …

Leopoldo Sanchez named board chair of Lutherans in Medical Missions
June 21, 2012 – 2:04 pm | No Comment
Leopoldo Sanchez named board chair of Lutherans in Medical Missions

Concordia Seminary Professor Leo Sanchez has been named chair of the Board of Directors of Lutherans in Medical Missions (LIMM).

“From Sea to Shining Sea: A Christians’ Perspective on America and its Politics”
June 19, 2012 – 10:30 am | One Comment
“From Sea to Shining Sea: A Christians’ Perspective on America and its Politics”

Joel Biermann’s Lay Bible Institute Video Files

Proper 8 • Lamentations 3:22–33 • July 1, 2012
June 19, 2012 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Gerhard Bode
Introduction
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 …

Concordia Journal Currents – Preaching Mark (Part 2)
June 18, 2012 – 10:22 am | 2 Comments

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
June 15, 2012 – 9:45 pm | No Comment

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Proper 7 • Isaiah 40:1–5 • June 24, 2012
June 12, 2012 – 7:00 am | No Comment

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 …

A glimpse into the past (and future?) of the LCMS
June 8, 2012 – 10:02 am | 5 Comments
A glimpse into the past (and future?) of the LCMS

Did German Lutherans in America wait too long to start speaking English?

A study in juxtapositions: youth and the church
June 7, 2012 – 5:25 pm | 4 Comments

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