9.5 Things That Hold Lutheranism Together (by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

Yours truly was the guest on the “Studio A” radio program on KFUO, AM 850, on Monday, October 25, to discuss “What Holds Lutheranism Together.” You can listen to the interview below. The 25-minute segment runs from about the 29:00 … Continue reading

“Justification: It’s What Holds the Reformation Together” (Sermon on Romans 3:19-28, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Justification: It’s What Holds the Reformation Together” (Romans 3:19-28) Today is Reformation Day. It was on this day 493 years ago, on October 31, 1517, that Martin Luther nailed 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, … Continue reading

Great Stuff Found on the Web — Carl Braaten’s Open Letter to the Editor of the ELCA’s magazine “The Lutheran”

For those interested in following what is going on in the ELCA and its recently-formed splinter groups, Carl Braaten’s recent “Open Letter” is enlightening. Those of us at BJS particularly appreciate this comment from Carl Braaten: “Is there something un-Lutheran … Continue reading

Unsettling Beliefs in the Faculty at Concordia, Mequon Says Former Adjunct Professor, by Pr. Rossow

We have documented several concerns about our Concordias here on the Brothers of John the Steadfast website, including faculty at Concordia – Chicago signing a petition in support of terror-bomber and humanist educator William Ayers, the establishment of a gay … Continue reading

Clerical Collars – I Need a Ruling: Do You Need to Wear Your Clerical Collar When Reading “Curious George” to the School Children? by Pr. Rossow

It’s good to have a little fun once in a while here at the ultra-serious Brothers of John the Steadfast blogsite. In this case, this could be be both serious and fun. Sometimes I take the tab out of my clerical … Continue reading

Concordia Portland Issues a Statement Changing the Name and Purpose of the Gay Straight Alliance Club. Is this Change Sufficient? by Pr. Rossow

A few weeks ago we reported that Concordia Portland had started a Gay-Straight Alliance Club. We have now received the following statement from Concordia about the group: Concordia University [Portland, Oregon] recognizes the Unity Club, a student club that provides a safe … Continue reading