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Book Blurbs: Robert Kolb on Luther’s use of Scripture
October 17, 2016 – 8:15 am | No Comment

Robert Kolb discusses his forthcoming book Martin Luther and the Enduring Word of God.

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All Saints’ Day • Matthew 5:1–12 • November 6, 2016
October 25, 2016 – 8:00 am | No Comment

By Joel Elowsky
Crowds are always following Jesus looking for something. These crowds come from everywhere, not just the locals, and they’re filled with expectation. He always takes their expectations and transforms them into something more significant …

The fall of Joe Paterno
November 10, 2011 – 8:40 am | 2 Comments

Minute by minute, the details of the sexual abuse scandal at Penn State University are becoming more appalling, despicable, and sad. Among other things, Joe Paterno gives us a textbook definition of t

November 9, 2011 – 7:55 am | 2 Comments

What Did Jesus Teach? And what does that have to do with Christianity?

How Shall We Live?
November 7, 2011 – 5:04 am | No Comment

Seven billion people as of Oct 31, Reformation Day. The world’s population has more than doubled in my lifetime. For that matter, it’s increased three billion since I was in high school. It has increased by one billion in the last twelve years.

Hearing Robert Putnam on the puzzle of American religion
November 3, 2011 – 7:30 pm | No Comment

Last night, Robert Putnam, America’s foremost social scientist, spoke at Wash U about his latest research into the “puzzle” of American religion. Could there perhaps be a paradox at the heart of the p

Old Sermons
November 3, 2011 – 10:01 am | 5 Comments
Old Sermons


Impressions of an Impressionist: Claude Monet at SLAM
November 2, 2011 – 2:30 pm | No Comment
Impressions of an Impressionist: Claude Monet at SLAM

For the first time in decades, the three panels of Claude Monet’s masterful Agapanthus triptych are together at the St. Louis Art Museum and the exhibition is striking.

The See-Saw God
October 31, 2011 – 10:28 am | No Comment
The See-Saw God

Reformation Reflections on sola gratia

A time to celebrate 400 years of the King James Bible
October 28, 2011 – 3:35 pm | No Comment

The King James Bible is an unparalleled work of English literature. It’s high time to celebrate its anniversary.

Seeing in New Ways by Naming Truly—With the Help of Stanley Hauerwas
October 25, 2011 – 4:22 pm | No Comment
Seeing in New Ways by Naming Truly—With the Help of Stanley Hauerwas

More thoughts on Stanley Hauerwas’ thoughts. This time from a guy who reads the New Testament for a living.

C.F.W. Walther turns 200 today, and this is why you should know who he is
October 25, 2011 – 4:00 pm | No Comment

Many American Lutheran Christians will be marking the 200th birthday of one C. F. W