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Proper 18 • James 2:1–10, 14–18 • September 6, 2015
August 25, 2015 – 9:30 am | No Comment

Editor’s note: The following homiletical help is adapted from Concordia Journal, July 2006.
By Joel P. Fritsche
In chapter two of his epistle James warns these Christians about the danger of “head faith.” He doesn’t specifically …

Lectionary@Lunch – Mark 7:1-23
August 12, 2015 – 8:17 am | No Comment

In a special excerpt from his online D.Min. course on Mark, Prof. Jim Voelz discusses the Gospel pericopes for both the 13th and 14th Sundays after Pentecost (Proper 16 [Mk 7:1-13] and 17 [Mk 7:14-23]), in the context of the Year B lectionary.

Proper 16 • Ephesians 5:22–33 • August 23, 2015
August 11, 2015 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By William Wrede
Marriage. A man and a woman united. The standard for this union has been established by God and is fully rooted in his love for us in Jesus Christ.
A quick review of the …

Theological Symposium – September 22-23, 2015
August 4, 2015 – 2:27 pm | No Comment
Theological Symposium – September 22-23, 2015

Exploring what memory formation, retention can mean for church, ministry.

Proper 15 • Ephesians 5:6–21 • August 16, 2015
August 4, 2015 – 10:00 am | One Comment

Editor’s note: The following homiletical help is adapted from Concordia Journal, April 2008.
By Joel P. Fritsche
This epistle reading turns our attention toward living the Christian life. It builds off the foundation that St. Paul …

Proper 14 • Ephesians 4:17–5:2 • August 9, 2015
July 28, 2015 – 12:19 pm | One 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 …

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.

Lectionary@Lunch Live – Mark 6:30-44
July 24, 2015 – 3:10 pm | No Comment

In a special excerpt from his online D.Min. course on Mark, Prof. Jim Voelz discusses the Gospel pericope for the 8th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 11), in the context of the Year B lectionary.

Proper 13 • Ephesians 4:1–16 • August 2, 2015
July 21, 2015 – 9:10 am | 2 Comments

By Rick Marrs
Paul has regaled the Ephesians with rich spiritual blessings they have in Christ (Eph 1), how both Jews and Gentiles are saved by grace alone through faith alone (Eph 2), how the mystery of the …

In Remembrance of Me: Memory and the Life of Faith
July 7, 2015 – 9:26 am | 4 Comments
In Remembrance of Me: Memory and the Life of Faith

We stand at a point in time when we are learning incredible new insights into how memory works. The 2015 Theological Symposium, September 22-23, will explore what it all means for church and ministry.