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Wednesday of the 14th Week after Trinity

What does such baptizing with water indicate?  [ read more ]

In Reflections // September 20, 2017

Christ Alone - HT Video Short

The newest HT Video Short - Christ Alone  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // September 17, 2017

The Eighth Commandment: You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.

The Seventh Commandment: You shall not steal.

God is the True Philanthropist, that is, the lover of humanity who generously gives gifts. Every morning God gives the gift of a new day.  [ read more ]

In Articles // September 14, 2017

Concord #28: Marriage of Priest, Part 1 - The Goodness of Marriage

An issue facing the Church at the time of the Reformation is whether priests, or pastors, could be married. The tradition that had been received in the medieval Church was that priests and monks were required to take a vow of celibacy and to forsake marriage.  [ read more ]

In Articles // September 13, 2017

"But he, desiring to justify himself..." A Meditation on Luke 10:29

He had asked a law question. He has asked what he had to do to inherit eternal life. It was a silly question: you don't do much to inherit. Someone else dies and then they give you something; that's not really you doing something.  [ read more ]

In Articles // September 13, 2017

The Message of the Crown - Gospeled Boldly #58

The first Deacons: more Greek than rush week! In this episode, Pastor Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke observe as good men are chosen to take some pressure off the Apostles.  [ read more ]

In Gospeled Boldly // September 13, 2017

When the Church fails me - HT Video Short

The newest HT Video Short - When the Church fails me  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // September 10, 2017

Concord #27: Both Kinds in the Sacrament

The first 21 articles or topics have been about doctrine—articles of faith. What follows are several abuses that have been corrected—practical matters that were either eliminated or reformed. The Augsburg Confession itself makes this distinction.  [ read more ]

In Articles // August 31, 2017

The Divine Service: Confession and Absolution... Every Week?

If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. But if we confess our sins, God who is faithful and just, will forgive our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.  [ read more ]

In Articles // August 31, 2017

How Jesus Deals With You - A Meditation on Mark 7:33

The deaf man was probably utterly confused. He couldn't hear; couldn't talk either because he was mute. But the people had seen Jesus of Nazareth coming, so they bundled the deaf man up and brought him to Jesus.  [ read more ]

In Articles // August 31, 2017

Spitting Into the Wind - Gospeled Boldly #57

From Ananias and Sapphira to the Sadducees, it seems that most of the folks in our text are intent on defying the Holy Spirit.  [ read more ]

In Gospeled Boldly // August 24, 2017

I tell you, this man went down to his house justified... - A Meditation on Luke 18:14

The Pharisee had much to be thankful for. Or maybe much that he could have been thankful for.  [ read more ]

In Articles // August 23, 2017