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Friday of the 18th Week after Trinity

Then the scribes and Pharisees who were from Jerusalem came to Jesus, saying, "Why do Your disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread." He answered and said to them, "Why do you also transgress the commandment of God because of your tradition? (Matthew 15:1-3)  [ read more ]

In Reflections // October 20, 2017

The Purpose of Hymns during the Reformation: Part 4

\Because spoken word, not written word, was the primary way that people accessed information, hymns were not too revolutionary a technique for spreading information.  [ read more ]

In Articles // October 19, 2017

Jailbreak - Gospeled Boldly #63

Since when is dressing yourself so exciting? In this episode, Pastor Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke read about the fallout following Peter’s discovery that the Gospel is also for Gentiles.

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In Gospeled Boldly // October 19, 2017

Concord #30: The Mass, Part 1

The article on the Mass is an article on worship. Before getting to the teaching on the Mass, it’s necessary to define our terms.  [ read more ]

In Articles // October 17, 2017

The Divine Service: Melodic Confessions

As the church, we corporately gather each week. We are active in worship. We sit, stand, kneel, confess, pray, and sing. However, it is not our verbs that give life to the Divine Service—the heart of the Divine Service is in God’s verbs, Christ’s work given to us.   [ read more ]

In Articles // October 17, 2017

"Take heart, my son; your sins are forgiven" - A Meditation on Matthew 9:2

Ugh! Jesus, just get to the point! When people bring you a paralyzed guy, don't waste your time talking about a bunch of forgiveness stuff; get to the point and heal him!  [ read more ]

In Articles // October 16, 2017

Episode 04: Giertz - Sermon the Belief and False Belief

Pr. Riley and Pr. Gillespie listen to Bo Giertz preach in 1961 on the difference between belief and false belief. [ download ]  [ read more ]

In As Lutheran As It Gets // October 15, 2017

Reformation 500 Pregame Preview - HT Video Short

The newest HT Video Short - Reformation 500 Pregame Preview: What to look for as you hear about the Reformation?  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // October 14, 2017

The Purpose of Hymns during the Reformation: Part 3

Luther believed that “music was an ideal means to come to know and proclaim the mystery of God.  [ read more ]

In Articles // October 12, 2017

Ham on "Why?" - Gospeled Boldly #62

Even the early Church had dear-old quilting ladies. In this episode, Pastor Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke learn about Jesus’ continued ministry of healing, as exercised through Peter.

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In Gospeled Boldly // October 12, 2017

Episode 2 - Solus Christus

Christ alone. Not works. Not feelings. Our only Savior is Jesus. That's what Solus Christus (Christ Alone) is all about. Listen in as Pastors Hull and Fenker take up this topic.  [ read more ]

In The Black Cloister // October 09, 2017

"And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself" - A Meditation on Matthew 22:39

Again! They did it again! Another Gospel lesson, and another question tossed out by people simply to test Jesus, simply to trap Jesus. Again!  [ read more ]

In Articles // October 09, 2017