“Thou Shalt,” but “This Do!”

Do Christians really randomly pick and choose what commandments to keep? Sometimes it seems so. A Lutheran pastor here illustrates a method to the sometimes apparent madness (or Biblical wisdom) of knowing which Word of God to apply first or in which circumstance when God’s commandments appear to contradict in a “rock-and-a-hard place” kind of way—Like a pandemic!

Parents in the Household of Faith (Week Seven 11.1-7.2018)

Immanuel Lutheran Church invites parents of confirmation age children to learn and grow with their kids in the Christian faith. To encourage that continual learning and growth, each week of class we post a reading from the Large Catechism or other portions of our Lutheran Confession of the faith here especially for the mothers and fathers. These readings are directly … Continue reading Parents in the Household of Faith (Week Seven 11.1-7.2018)

A Pastors’ Conference Homily for My Brothers of the Wayne Circuit LCMS (9.4.2018)

Serving the Servants of the Lord: We kicked off a new year with new laborers sent from the Lord of the Harvest, in answer to the prayers of His blood-bought people. Here is a fit Word from the occasion of our Wayne Circuit LCMS Pastors' Conference held yesterday, September 4, 2018. Hear the full audio … Continue reading A Pastors’ Conference Homily for My Brothers of the Wayne Circuit LCMS (9.4.2018)