About Pastor Joshua Scheer

Pastor Joshua Scheer is the Senior Pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He is also the Editor-in-chief of Brothers of John the Steadfast. He oversees all of the work done by Steadfast Lutherans. He is a regular host of Concord Matters on KFUO. Pastor Scheer and his lovely wife Holly (who writes and manages the Katie Luther Sisters) have four children and enjoy living in Wyoming.

Who needs honor anyway? Jesus, Nazareth, and “home-grown” pastors. By Rev. Joshua V. Scheer

Many denominations practice calling someone from within the congregation to be their pastor.  This “home-grown (SMP, DELTO, list your favorite acronym here)” is also in the LCMS.  First, there are examples in the Scripture of men who are appointed as … Continue reading

We Children Need an Old Heart

by Rev. Joshua V. Scheer Many and various sources have said that the LCMS needs to return to the Word of God, especially in areas where we have division.  Our Synod President has rightly said that every great movement of … 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

Where have all the pulpits gone? By Rev. Joshua V. Scheer

No, this is not a commentary on modern church architecture. It’s about the pulpit shortage and its effects in the LCMS and the many things to watch out for. One of the worst effects is that there are pastors with … Continue reading

What is Worship? by Rev Joshua Scheer

Rev. Joshua Scheer of Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bagley, MN has this article available as a PDF file on his church website; we’ve posted several similar to this in the past, but wanted to make it available to any new … Continue reading

A View of the LCMC from an LCMS Pastor, by Rev. Joshua V. Scheer

Martin Noland mentioned the LCMC in his article on What, Now, for the Moderate Lutherans?. Previous BJS poster Rev. Joshua V. Scheer (here and here) thought it would be informative for BJS readers to understand more about this group, so … Continue reading

A Picture Tells a Thousand Words: Proposed Structure Compared to Existing Structure

Rev. Joshua Scheer of Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bagley, MN, spent a good bit of time evaluating the structural changes in the BRTFSSG proposals. He has come up with the following two charts showing the elected and appointed offices today, … Continue reading

Lutheran Identity Theft – A Newspaper Article Submitted by Rev. Joshua Scheer

(This is an article that Rev. Scheer is submitting to his local newspaper in Minnesota.) Identity Theft: “Lutheran” By Rev. Joshua Scheer There it was, the headline read “Lutherans to vote on sexually active gay clergy” on FOXnews.com. Being a … Continue reading