Slow and Steady Wins the Catechetical Race — by Pastor Ryan Loeslie

The following is a guest article by Rev. Ryan Loeslie, Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Merna, Nebraska. Most of us are familiar with Aesop’s Fable of the tortoise and the hare.  The hare boasted of his speed repeatedly.  But tiring … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Cantate (Easter 5)

This entry is part 9 of 24 in the series Gospel Notes

This is part 9 of 24 in the series Gospel Notes The Gospel Notes for the Fifth Sunday of Easter (Cantate) from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Jubilate (Easter 4)

This entry is part 8 of 24 in the series Gospel Notes

This is part 8 of 24 in the series Gospel Notes The Gospel Notes for the Fourth Sunday of Easter (Jubilate) from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and … Continue reading

WELS president on the two versions of the Luther movie

Great Stuff found over on patheos.com:   April 18, 2017 by Gene Veith Not only did the writer/producer of the new Luther movie, Mark Trinklein, weigh in to explain why there are two versions. So did the president of the … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Misericordias Domini (Easter 3)

This entry is part 7 of 24 in the series Gospel Notes

This is part 7 of 24 in the series Gospel Notes The Gospel Notes for the Third Sunday of Easter (Misericordias Domini) from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for the Second Sunday of Easter

This entry is part 6 of 24 in the series Gospel Notes

This is part 6 of 24 in the series Gospel Notes The Gospel Notes for the Second Sunday of Easter (Quasimodo Geniti) from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Easter

This entry is part 5 of 24 in the series Gospel Notes

This is part 5 of 24 in the series Gospel Notes The Gospel Notes for the Resurrection of Our Lord (Easter) of the One-Year Lectionary from the Lutheran Service Book is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the … Continue reading

The Word and Christian Unity – Wisdom from Dr. Luther

“For we can do nothing against the truth, but for the truth.” 2 Corinthians 13:8 “This is so great a good that no human heart can grasp it (therefore it necessitates such a great and hard fight). It must not … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Palmarum (Lent 6)

The Gospel Notes for the Sixth Sunday in Lent (Palmarum) of the One-Year Lectionary from the Lutheran Service Book is now available. You may download the readings for Matthew 21:1-9 for Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Judica (Lent 5)

The Gospel Notes for the Fifth Sunday in Lent (Judica) of the One-Year Lectionary from the Lutheran Service Book is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Laetare (Lent 4)

The Gospel Notes for the Fourth Sunday in Lent (Laetare) of the One-Year Lectionary from the Lutheran Service Book is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black … Continue reading

Anxiety, Depression, Vocation, and Art by Vanessa Rasanen

By Vanessa Rasanen Vanessa is one of the contributors over at Sisters of Katie Luther and we have invited her to tell her story on Steadfast Lutherans. Be sure to visit Solus Calamum Designs to see her amazing artwork.   … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Oculi (Lent 3)

The Gospel Notes for the Third Sunday in Lent (Oculi) of the One-Year Lectionary from the Lutheran Service Book is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Reminiscere

The Gospel Notes for the Second Sunday in Lent (Reminiscere) of the One-Year Lectionary from the Lutheran Service Book is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Invocabit and Ash Wednesday

The Gospel Notes for Invocabit (the First Sunday in Lent) of the One-Year Lectionary from the Lutheran Service Book is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Quinquagesima

The Gospel Notes for Quinquagesima of the One-Year Lectionary from the Lutheran Service Book is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, the Half-Page … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Sexagesima

The Gospel Notes for Sexagesima of the One-Year Lectionary from the Lutheran Service Book is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, the Half-Page … Continue reading

Guest Post — Sean Smith on LYF Youth Poll

Posted by Sean Smith on Facbook, an article pointing to blogs.lcms.org:   48.3 percent responded that pre-marital sex is always wrong, 16.1 percent that it is OK if both people love each other and 14.3 percent that it is ok … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for the Transfiguration of our Lord

The Gospel Notes for the Transfiguration of our Lord or the Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. Additionally, we’ve made available readings for the Purification of Mary, celebrated on Feb 2nd. … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for the Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

The Gospel Notes for the Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany of the Historic One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, the … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for the Second and Third Sundays after the Epiphany

The Gospel Notes for the Second and Third Sundays after the Epiphany from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. The Second Sunday after the Epiphany   PDF’s: Color, B/W, Bi-folds: Color, B/W, or Half-Page Legal Color, B/W. … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for the Epiphany

The Gospel Notes for Epiphany from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. There are three separate sets that have been prepared as follows: The Epiphany of our Lord (Jan. 6th)   PDF’s: Color, B/W, Bi-folds: Color, B/W, … Continue reading

Gospel Notes — The Circumcision of our Lord

The Gospel Notes for Christmas from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. There are two separate sets that have been prepared as follows: Eve of the Circumcision   PDF’s: Color, B/W, Bi-folds: Color, B/W, or Half-Page Legal … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Christmas

The Gospel Notes for Christmas from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. There are three separate sets that have been prepared as follows: Christmas Eve   PDF’s: Color, B/W, Bi-folds: Color, B/W, or Half-Page Legal Color, B/W. … Continue reading

Martin Chemnitz on Good Works

The Augsburg Confession and the Apology set forth the reasons thus: It is necessary to do good works commanded by God, not that we may trust to earn grace by them, but because of the will and command of God, … Continue reading