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Lectionary@Lunch Live – Mark 6:45-56
July 24, 2015 – 3:16 pm | No Comment

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.

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Proper 14 • Ephesians 4:17–5:2 • August 9, 2015
July 28, 2015 – 12:19 pm | No Comment

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 …

Now hiring: Harvard, Yale, Duke, and the future of theological education
September 2, 2011 – 3:20 pm | No Comment

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.

The Bible, Biblicism, and Lutheran Perspectives
September 1, 2011 – 9:55 am | 47 Comments
The Bible, Biblicism, and Lutheran Perspectives

Time to put on your thinking caps (comments)

Only In Missouri
August 30, 2011 – 8:01 am | 3 Comments
Only In Missouri

I’m all shook up

Sola Scriptura
August 24, 2011 – 2:43 pm | 2 Comments
Sola Scriptura

Thus says Walther . . .

What makes a ministry beautiful? A river runs through it.
August 21, 2011 – 5:13 pm | One Comment

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

Clear as
August 19, 2011 – 11:02 am | 3 Comments
Clear as

New dictionaries and old words

Somebody said it before I did, and better
August 16, 2011 – 2:48 pm | 13 Comments
Somebody said it before I did, and better

I hate it (love it) when that happens. Reflections on Romans 12

Rick Perry, "The Response," and the politics of 2012
August 11, 2011 – 9:25 pm | No Comment

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

Preaching Romans 11: Israel and Promises
August 3, 2011 – 9:12 pm | 5 Comments
Preaching Romans 11: Israel and Promises

Romans 11, Bible Translations, and Preaching Israel

Christ-Centered Christian Counseling – Part 2
August 1, 2011 – 3:23 pm | No Comment
Christ-Centered Christian Counseling – Part 2

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.