Building up the Body of Christ (by rebuilding the laity core) — Guest article by Gene White of the CLCC

 Hopefully the title clarifies a concern of many clergy and laity within Lutheranism over a trend of the last few decades. All those concerned can clearly see the need for reversal of the trend. Allow me to clarify what this … Continue reading

CLCC — God’s Gifts-Save Sinners

(The Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission is one of the many confessional groups that regularly post on this website. Like BJS they seek to equip laymen to know and support Confessional Lutheranism. CLCC posts are archived on the Regular Columns … Continue reading

From the CLCC — Love? For your neighbor?

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Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission April 2011 Newsletter

(The Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission is one of the many confessional groups that regularly posts on this website. Like BJS they seek to equip laymen to know and support Confessional Lutheranism. CLCC posts are archived on the Regular Columns page of … Continue reading

Loss of the Law, by Kari Anderson of the CLCC

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Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission November 2010 Newsletter

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Reformation Day Remembrance and a Call to Laymen for Study, by Kari Anderson of the CLCC

(The Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission is one of the many confessional groups that regularly posts on this website. Like BJS they seek to equip laymen to know and support Confessional Lutheranism. CLCC posts are archived on the Regular Columns … Continue reading

Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission: Pietism v.s. Piety, by Kari Anderson

(The Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission is one of the many confessional groups that regularly posts on this website. Like BJS they seek to equip laymen to know and support Confessional Lutheranism. CLCC posts are archived on the Regular Columns … Continue reading

Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission: Pastor, What’s this about Church Discipline? by Pr Rob Jarvis

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Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission March Newsletter

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CLCC Introduces a Seminar on Parish Structure, by Kari Anderson

The Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission (CLCC ) has produced a new seminar which is available to download files at www.theclcc.org . This PDF download is free to anyone. Members can also download the PowerPoint version to use in their … Continue reading

Original Sin vs. Self Esteem, by Kari Anderson (CLCC)

(The Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission is one of the many confessional groups that regularly posts on this website. Like BJS they seek to equip laymen to know and support Confessional Lutheranism. CLCC posts are archived on the Regular Columns … Continue reading

Upcoming Seminars by the Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission

(The CLCC is one of the many confessional groups that regularly posts on this website. Like BJS they seek to equip laymen to know and support Confessional Lutheranism. CLCC posts are archived on the Regular Columns page of this website. … Continue reading

Feed My Sheep, by Kari Anderson for the CLCC (Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission

(The CLCC is one of the many confessional groups that regularly posts on this website. Their past posts are archived on the “Regular Columns” page.) Before Christ ascended into heaven he told the twelve: “Go therefore and make disciples of … Continue reading

Letter to the Laity ““ Mutual Conversation and Consolation of the Brethren in these Challenging Times, Part II (of III), by Pr. Rob Jarvis

(Pastor Rob Jarvis is involved with the CLCC group. Like BJS they seek to equip laymen to know and support Confessional Lutheranism. CLCC posts are archived on the Regular Columns page of this website.) Last time we talked about the … Continue reading

Letter to the Laity ““ Mutual Conversation and Consolation of the Brethren in these Challenging Times, Part I, by Pr. Rob Jarvis

(Pastor Rob Jarvis is involved with the CLCC group. Like BJS they seek to equip laymen to know and support Confessional Lutheranism. CLCC posts are archived on the Regular Columns page of this website.) For years, we have been subjected … Continue reading

Children in Church, by Kari Anderson for the CLCC

(The Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission are one of the many confessional groups that post regularly on the BJS site. Their posts are archived on the Regular Columns page.) I visited recently with a man in my town that told … Continue reading

Here is How You Can Get Involved to Assure Better Leaders are Elected in Our Synod to Bring Us Better Theology, by Pr. Rob Jarvis

(Politics in the LCMS is not a bad thing. It is a necessary thing. On this website we are committed to supporting the theology of the Lutheran Confessions and one crucial way of doing that is to elect good confessional … Continue reading

We are Different, by Kari Anderson (CLCC)

(The CLCC is one of the many confessional groups that regularly post here on BJS. CLCC does fine work around the country sponsoring workshops and managing regional internet discussion rooms. For more on the CLCC click here. For a complete … Continue reading

The Number Game, by Kari Anderson of the CLCC

(The CLCC is one of the numerous confessional groups that posts on the BJS website. For a complete list see our Regular Columns page.) I’ve been noticing a lot of numbers around lately. There are big numbers and little numbers. … Continue reading

An Unnatural Faith, by Kari Anderson of the CLCC

(This is one of our regular columns from the CLCC — Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission) I have been thinking lately about why our faith is so difficult to keep pure in a truly confessional way. I think the Lutheran … Continue reading

Laity Reaching Laity, by Pr. Rob Jarvis of the CLCC

In the last column I had written (which was a couple months ago) I started talking about recruiting laity–to be exact laity recruiting laity. It must be happening. The number of concerned laity is growing, but slowly. Maybe it’s not … Continue reading

A Tent is not a Castle, by Gene White of the CLCC

(Editor’s Note: Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission (CLCC) is one of the many confessional   organizations  that have a regular column on the BJS website. Their special concern is to educate laymen and women of the LCMS through seminars and … Continue reading

A Journey Back to Confessional Lutheranism – From the CLCC

I’m a lay person who has been constantly being educated in what it truly means to be a confessional Lutheran. I love it! It’s been a slow learning, growing process over more than a decade now. I have always been … Continue reading

News From the CLCC (Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission)

(by Pr. Rob Jarvis, Zion Lutheran Church, Morris, Minnesota)   “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations baptizing in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that … Continue reading