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Preaching Matthew (Part 1)
December 19, 2013 – 12:00 pm | 3 Comments

Editor’s Note: Originally taped in 2011, we are highlighting this “Preaching Matthew” podcast as we once again enter Year A in the lectionary.

David Schmitt, Jeff Gibbs, and Ron Rall form a Preachers Roundtable on preaching Matthew (from which the Gospel readings for LSB Lectionary Series A are largely taken). Part one of two. Here’s part two.

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Easter Sunday • Acts 10:34–43 • April 20, 2014
April 8, 2014 – 10:00 am | No Comment

By Joel P. Okamoto
In this pericope, Peter portrays Christ’s resurrection as God’s vindication of his identity and his work. In the resurrection, God gives assurance that Jesus is Lord and the judge of the living and the …

The end is near! or: How I learned to stop worrying and love Advent
December 3, 2012 – 7:55 pm | No Comment
The end is near! or: How I learned to stop worrying and love Advent

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The end is near! or: How I learned to stop worrying and love Advent

Extinction and the Richness of Human Life
November 30, 2012 – 3:54 am | No Comment
Extinction and the Richness of Human Life

Golden Toad—Wikimedia Sometime ago (actually quite awhile ago), I wrote a post on the meaning of extinction and how the irrevocable loss of those creatures that no longer exist diminishes the richness of life in creation. But their loss also impoverishes us as human creatures. Aldo Leopold recognized the tragedy of this loss to us as he looked back and lamented the passing of the passenger pigeon in the early twentieth century

Talking Theology: Gunjević on Milbank and Radical Orthodoxy
November 29, 2012 – 1:53 pm | One Comment
Talking Theology: Gunjević on Milbank and Radical Orthodoxy

Concordia Seminary faculty discuss with Croatian scholar Boris Gunjević the influential ideas of theologian John Milbank.

A Bach “Ritualization” — Review of a New DVD of the “Passion according to St. Matthew”
November 20, 2012 – 2:14 pm | No Comment
A Bach “Ritualization” — Review of a New DVD of the “Passion according to St. Matthew”

It is rare to encounter a moving spiritual experience in the digital realm

One lesson the church can learn from postelection America
November 13, 2012 – 5:20 pm | No Comment
One lesson the church can learn from postelection America

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One lesson the church can learn from postelection America

A New Edition of the Greek New Testament
October 31, 2012 – 4:45 pm | 16 Comments
A New Edition of the Greek New Testament

The Nestle-Aland 28th Edition: A First Look

The morning after Game 7
October 23, 2012 – 8:14 pm | No Comment
The morning after Game 7

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The morning after Game 7

“Nones” on the Rise
October 16, 2012 – 4:43 pm | 6 Comments
“Nones” on the Rise

They aren’t really all that interested in us; but we should be interested in them.

WARNING: This is about politics. Proceed accordingly.
October 11, 2012 – 9:45 pm | One Comment

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WARNING: This is about politics. Proceed accordingly.

Preaching the Voices (from the Edge)
October 10, 2012 – 9:19 am | 2 Comments
Preaching the Voices (from the Edge)

Apparently, David Schmitt has been thinking about life on the edge.