The Worship Wars Might End If We Had a Real War in Our Land – “Real Worship” by Father Larry Beane

The following was posted on the Gottesdienst Blog. Many of you know Father Beane from his blog Father Hollywood. This post is one of the most succint and convincing critiques of contemporary worship we have seen. (Posted by Pr. Rossow. Thanks … Continue reading

BJS Newsreel: BJS Conference Keeps Getting Better – President’s Sr. Assistant and Former Commission on Worship Assistant Director Jon Vieker to Chant Evening Prayer

It’s not too late to sign up for the annual BJS Conference. LCMS President Senior Assistant Jon Vieker will be making the trip up from St. Louis with President Harrison and will grace the conference by chanting our Evening Prayer … Continue reading

Discounted Accomodations for BJS Conference – Come Join the Brothers and Sisters for a Wonderful Conference and Retreat

The closest hotel to Bethany Lutheran Church, site of the third annual BJS conference, has set aside a block of rooms at a discounted rate for the conference. For details on the conference and to register click here. The closest … Continue reading

BJS Newsreel: Did We Mention the Flaming Cherries Jubilee for the BJS Banquet Dessert?

Did we mention that we are serving Flaming Cherries Jubilee for the banquet dessert at this year’s Brothers of John the Steadfast conference? The teaching and support staff of Bethany Lutheran in Naperville, Illinois will once again uphold their reputation of superb … Continue reading

It’s Four O’Clock on a Tuesday – Will There be an Epiphany Feast? By Donna Linnemeyer

It’s Four O’Clock on a Tuesday – Will There be an Epiphany Feast? By Donna Linnemeyer (Editor’s Note: Donna Linnemeyer is the Program Administrator at Bethany Lutheran Church in Naperville, Illinois. She will be sharing parish life stories from behind … Continue reading