Lutherans In Africa — Bringing Lutheran Doctrine to an area twice the size of the U.S., Video from the Conference

Want to know an organization which is centered on teaching Lutheran doctrine and practice to Africans?  Lutherans in Africa is it.  James May gave the last presentation at our Conference and talked about the need for Confessional Lutheranism in Africa … Continue reading

Another Law/Gospel Gem from the Conference, Pr. Tony Sikora

Pr. Sikora preached the sermon for the Divine Service on Saturday morning using the texts for Lent 1.  Hopefully this one will help you in your future reading of Pastor Sikora’s wonderful sermons here on BJS.  Thanks to Peter Slayton … Continue reading

Pr. Bryan Wolfmueller – Out of Evangelicalism, Lutheran comfort for Evangelical despair.

Pr. Wolfmueller gave the second presentation at the 2013 BJS Conference.  His presentation was on the topic of coming out of Evangelicalism.  He spoke within the framework of Psalm 119, trying to emphasizing the value and importance of God’s Word … Continue reading

Christ the Steadfast — An excellent Law/Gospel sermon by Pr. Hans Fiene

On Friday night of our conference, right after hearing stand-up comedy by Pr. Wolfmueller we gathered in the sanctuary of Bethany Lutheran Church in Naperville to pray Evening Prayer together.  Pr. Hans Fiene preached a fine sermon in which the … Continue reading

Videos from the 2013 BJS Conference… to be updated.

  The conference is over, but the instruction continues.  Courtesy of Peter Slayton’s expertise, we have videos from the conference presentations, stand up comedy routine, and sermons of the conference. The first is the presentation of Pr. Jonathan Fisk on … Continue reading

BJS Conference 2013 Highlights — Day One

The Conference is underway and day one is complete.  Yesterday we gathered to hear Pr. Jonathan Fisk speak and discuss the crisis we have in catechizing our young ones (in homes, churches, and schools).  He skillfully addressed the problems and … Continue reading

BoC Bonded Leather Edition Giveaway BJS 2013

For the second year in a row, long-term conference attendee Rick has offered a drawing of a premium edition of the Book of Concord to attendees at the Brothers of John the Steadfast International Conference on his blog. Be sure … Continue reading

Like the blog? Check out the conference! Register by Monday night for the 2013 BJS Conference

Among the flood of stories going on right now at BJS I wanted to remind all of our readers (and many of the new ones) that if you want to have some great times among Lutherans come to the National … Continue reading

2013 – a Year to hear three great Lutherans speak at the BJS Conference…

This year take the opportunity to come to the 5th Annual Brothers of John the Steadfast National Conference on February 15-16th.  This year the theme is simple, “Lutherans in Africa, Out of Evangelicalism, and in the LCMS” and it describes … Continue reading

May, Wolfmueller and Fisk! Mark Your Calendars for the Next BJS Conference

“Lutherans In Africa, Out of Evangelicalism and in the LCMS” The weekend closest to Valentines Day is always special for Confessional Lutherans because it means the annual BJS shindig which includes authentic Lutheran worship, no pietists allowed parties, high cholesterol food … Continue reading