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Tullian Tchividjian on Law and Gospel
March 24, 2015 – 10:04 am | 4 Comments

Tullian at ConcordiaTullian Tchividjian, speaking at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis on Thursday, March 19, 2015, part of Concordia’s Reformation 500 annual lecture series. Past lecturers include Oswald Bayer, Jared Wicks, and Steven Ozment.

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The Resurrection of Our Lord • 1 Corinthians 15:1–11 • April 5, 2015
March 24, 2015 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By David Peter
The Occasion for Paul’s Words
The first verse of the text begins with these words: “Now I would remind you, brothers.” This formula indicates that Paul is responding to an issue which had been a part of …

Love Wins: Luther’s Letter
July 29, 2011 – 1:57 pm | No Comment
Love Wins: Luther’s Letter

A fresh translation of Luther’s letter to Hans von Rechenberg, cited in “Love Wins”

Whooping Crane Video
July 28, 2011 – 4:49 am | 2 Comments


Praying at NASCAR
July 25, 2011 – 6:45 pm | One Comment

At the Nascar Nationwide series race this past weekend in Nashville, TN, Pastor Joe Nelms was asked to give the opening invocation. He channeled his inner Ricky Bobby and gave us one delicious minute

The Two Kingdoms and Social Security
July 23, 2011 – 1:46 pm | 6 Comments
The Two Kingdoms and Social Security

American churches blundered when they supported Roosevelt’s proposal for Social Security, according to Douglas E. Baker. In his essay, “The Theology of Social Security,” Baker concludes:
What is disturbing when reviewing the history of this time …

Scriptural Sound Bytes?
July 22, 2011 – 11:38 am | 12 Comments
Scriptural Sound Bytes?

Lectionaries and Limitations

Drought and starvation devastating east Africa
July 21, 2011 – 4:07 pm | No Comment
Drought and starvation devastating east Africa

The worst drought in 60 years is devastating east Africa. The camp in Dadaab, Kenya, is now the largest refugee camp in the world. But the real tragedy is how silently the news has hit the world.

We Believe . . . Redux
July 19, 2011 – 10:22 am | 6 Comments
We Believe . . . Redux

We praise you, O God

Bible On Trial
July 18, 2011 – 2:38 pm | 2 Comments
Bible On Trial

A quick note that “The Bible On Trial” will air tonight (July 18) at 9:00 p.m. ET, 8:00 Central, etc. on various cable channels. The program was produced by Lutheran Hour Ministries and challenges viewers …

Hacking the news: public interest, propaganda, or sensationalism?
July 15, 2011 – 4:22 pm | No Comment
Hacking the news: public interest, propaganda, or sensationalism?

Once again, the news is making the news. Who (or what) does the media serve? The easy answer is the “public interest.” The “how” is a little more messy….

We believe . . .
July 11, 2011 – 8:30 am | 9 Comments
We believe . . .

Whose confession is it?