About Pastor Chris Hull

Chris Hull is the Senior Pastor of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tomball,Texas. He was married to Allison Desiree Monk on June 3rd, 2006. They have been blessed with four boys, Lochlann Richard Patrick, Eamonn Julius Luther, Tiernann Thomas Walther, and Jamesonn Frederick Flacius. Pastor Hull graduated from Concordia University in River Forest, Il in 2006. He received his Master of Divinity from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 2010. He is currently in the STM program at CTSFW.

Sons of Luther

Martin Franzmann wrote, “Preach you the Word and plant it home and never faint; The Harvest Lord who gave the sower seed to sow will watch and tend His planted Word” (LSB 586:6). I remember singing this hymn in the … Continue reading

I don’t trust the guy

Dr. Martin Luther of blessed and holy memory writes in his Galatians lectures saying, “The call, therefore, is not to be despised. For it is not sufficient if a man has the Word and the pure doctrine. Hs must also … Continue reading

Tuesday with Luther

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Tuesday With Luther

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TWL: Closer than the Devil

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A Church for Lazarus

  The Gospel reading for the 1st Sunday after Trinity is recorded in the Gospel according to St. Luke, Chapter 16, verses 19-31. In this reading we have a beautiful proclamation of the baptismal life. In this reading we have … Continue reading

Tuesday With Luther

In this video I walk through one of Luther’s sermons on John 20:19-31. In this sermon Luther makes a distinction between the Holy Spirit given to the individual and the Holy Spirit given to the Office of Preaching. The sermon … Continue reading

No Pietists Allowed parties

One of the many joys of the Steadfast Conference is the times to get together in the evenings. The No Pietists Allowed parties are joyous occasions to get to know one another better, to meet up with friends, or just … Continue reading

tuesday with Luther: i want your stuff

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Wiki III: Let’s Just Talk about this

This conclusion to my experience with the Wiki15 conference is extremely delayed. One of the reasons is because I didn’t know where to go from here. The men and women gathered at the conference are not terrible people, nor do … Continue reading

Tuesday with Luther: Our Pesky Tongue

Tuesday with Luther this week covers the Eighth Commandment, You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor, and is titled “Our Pesky Tongue”. What does this mean? We should fear and love God so that we do not tell … Continue reading

Tuesday with Luther: Blessed Childhood

Tuesday with Luther this week covers the Fourth Commandment, Honor thy Father and thy Mother, and is titled “Blessed Childhood”. What does this mean? We should fear and love God so that we do not dispise or anger our parents … Continue reading

Tuesday with Luther: 3rd commandment

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You’re Killing Me Peter: Wiki Part 2

You’re Killing Me Peter St. Paul guides us to treat one another gently when it comes to correcting each other. He, inspired by the Holy Spirit in Galatians 6:1 declared, “Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who … Continue reading

Tuesday with Luther — Loose Lips

  Another edition of Tuesday with Luther   The Second Commandment — Loose Lips … Continue reading

WIKI15 part 1

Let’s Get Together Psalm 133:1 says, “Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity.” These are the words I read in the Treasury of Daily Prayer on the first day of the Wiki15 conference in Katy, … Continue reading

Tuesday with Luther: 1st commandment

It’s Tuesday with Luther again. Today we cover Luther’s teaching on the 1st commandment.   … Continue reading

Tuesday with Luther — Life in the Catechism

Brothers of John the Steadfast brings to your attention a program, “Tuesday with Luther”, which I’ve been producing for a while. I’m starting a series “Life in the Catechism”. This will be a weekly program that covers part of the … Continue reading

Free Time in Christ

St. Paul wrote to the churches in Galatia saying, “For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your … Continue reading

Weak confession gives weak absolution

Our Lord speaks through His prophet Ezekiel saying, “The soul who sins shall die. The son shall not suffer for the iniquity of the father, nor the father suffer for the iniquity of the son. The righteousness of the righteous … Continue reading

Here we Stand

Yesterday, Reverend President Dr. Matthew Harrison posted a fantastic response to the inability of a panel of judges to carry out the charges against Reverend Dr. Matthew Becker. His confession is as follows: When a public teacher on the roster … Continue reading

Labor Preaching Part I

Christ the Lord says, “When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born … Continue reading

Today’s Evils

Christ our Lord spoke to His disciples saying, “Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble” (Matthew 6:34). Do we really believe this? Do we live … Continue reading

Fruity Preachers

Christ our Lord taught about preachers and their proclamation saying, “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves. 16 You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thorn bushes, or … Continue reading

Vision Casting

Christ our Lord says, “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net that was thrown into the sea and gathered fish of every kind. 48 When it was full, men drew it ashore and sat down and sorted the good … Continue reading