“O Wisdom, Come” (Advent sermon series on the O Antiphons, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

This is the first in an Advent sermon series on “The Seven Great ‘O’ Antiphons.” “O Wisdom, Come” (Proverbs 8:12-31; Colossians 1:15-20, 28; 2:2-3; John 1:1-5, 9) The Advent hymn we just sang, “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel,” goes back … Continue reading

Did you bring your lucky charms for the exorcism?  Oh, never mind, you’re Lutheran.

By Rev. Joshua V. Scheer Just a few days ago Fox News published a story about Roman Catholic Bishops in the U.S. trying to recruit more exorcists who can discern when an exorcism is necessary and perform the rite.   http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/11/12/catholic-bishops-exorcists-needed/ … Continue reading

Great Stuff Found on the Web — Stand Firm on Reviews of the 2010 LCMS National Youth Gathering

Frequent BJS poster and commentator Scott Diekmann posted this a month or so ago on his blog, Stand Firm. I happened to catch it in my search for something completely different, but thought it should be posted here. Ever since … Continue reading

BJS Newsreel – Two Different Approaches to the Future of the LCMS: Recap, Photos and Audio of BJS Joint Chapter Gathering in Naperville

On Saturday, October 23, two Chicago area chapters of The Brothers of John the Steadfast got together for a manly breakfast and a manly discussion of the future of the LCMS. Fifty-one people from five different churches were in attendance, … Continue reading

“Green Bean Casserole” (Tune: “Old Time Rock and Roll”; by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

BJS reader Dutch has requested a parody on potlucks. So, here ya go! The latest from the wag tailoring the doggerel . . . GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE Tune: “Old Time Rock and Roll” Just put those old roasters in a … Continue reading