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Planned Parenthood, the law of the land, and Christian response
In a special excerpt from his online D.Min. course on Mark, Prof. Jim Voelz discusses the Gospel pericope for the 9th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12), in the context of the Year B lectionary.
The journey from text to pulpit can be a long and winding road, filled with false starts, surprising discoveries, and hard choices along the way. On a semi-regular basis, the homiletics faculty of Concordia Seminary …
Travis Scholl and Peter Mead will lead the Faith and Writing Workshop, July 28-30, 2015.
By James Voelz
This pericope is typical of the latter portion of Paul’s letters, that is, it deals with everyday matters of the Christian life (cf. 2 Thes 3). As is the case in most of Paul’s …
It wouldn’t make headline news, but it turns out that it has been an intriguing summer at three of the historic divinity schools in the country. And all for the same reason.
Time to put on your thinking caps (comments)
I’m all shook up
Thus says Walther . . .
Our second child was born on Monday. So, this week has been that surreal mixture of sublime exhiliration, tag-team parenting, and sleep deprivation. But the family leave has provided some quieter mome
New dictionaries and old words
I hate it (love it) when that happens. Reflections on Romans 12
So, what are we to make of Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s “The Response,” the Houston prayer service he helped organize and at which he spoke? Does the fact that he now appears to be joining the field for th
Romans 11, Bible Translations, and Preaching Israel
New thoughts from Rick Marrs as he writes his new book “Making Christian Counseling More Christ-Centered.” Here, he discusses law-gospel distinctions, cognitive behavioral therapy, and depression.