Gospel Notes for Lent 2

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, or the Bi-Fold … Continue reading

From His Fullness We Have Received — 2016 Lenten Devotional

Here it is, just in time (late actually).  For use wherever it is needed.  This devotional is the culmination of the work of four pastors (Rev. Marcus Baikie, Rev. Daniel Hinton, Rev. Chris Hull, and Rev. Joshua Scheer) based upon … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Lent 1

The Gospel Notes for the First Sunday in Lent (Invocabit) 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, or the Bi-Fold … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Quinquagesima

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, or the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF. The … 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, or the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF. The … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Septuagesima

The Gospel Notes for Septuagesima 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, or the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF. The … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for the Transfiguration of Our Lord

The Gospel Notes for the Transfiguration of our Lord of the One-Year Lectionary from the Lutheran Service Book is now available. You may download the PDF, or the Bi-Fold PDF. The bi-fold version is a “booklet form” that folds and … Continue reading

The Pitfalls of the Pew Religious Landscape Study Results for the LCMS

The Pew Research Center for Religion and Public Life recently released its Religious Landscape Study. It is a formidable project that attempts to provide a high level snapshot of America’s religious status, and to record changes over time. The survey … Continue reading

Epiphany: The Christmas of the Gentiles — Pr David Jay Webber

Editorial Note: Recently BJS has published some pastoral letters to congregations from their congregational newsletters. It is great to see the solid and assuring words that pastors are putting in our mail boxes. Here is another fine pastoral letter from … Continue reading

God Made Accessible – Pr David Kind

For the remaining days of Christmas, here is a brief pastoral letter that helps us understand: who Jesus is what Jesus did what Jesus does what Jesus will do So much said in so few words so easy to understand! … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Baptism of our Lord

The Gospel Notes for the Baptism of our Lord of the One-Year Lectionary from the Lutheran Service Book is now available. You may download the PDF, the Bi-Fold PDF, or the Half-Page Legal version. Note: there is only a black … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Second Sunday after Christmas

The Gospel Notes for the Second Sunday after Christmas 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 Legal … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for First Sunday after Christmas

The Gospel Notes for the First Sunday after Christmas 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 Legal … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Gaudete (Advent 3)

The Gospel Notes for Advent 3 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, or the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF. The bi-fold version is … Continue reading

Advent/Christmas Devotional from Steadfast in the Parish

Brothers of John the Steadfast is pleased to announce the availability of a devotional, Cause for Great Joy, from Steadfast in the Parish! This Advent and Christmas devotional was written by the pastors at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Cheyenne, … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Populus Zion (Advent 2)

The Gospel Notes for Advent 2 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, or the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF. The bi-fold version is … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Ad Te Levavi (Advent 1)

The Gospel Notes for Advent 1 of the Historic One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF or the Black and White PDF. Additional one-year lectionary Gospel Notes can be found here. If you would like to … Continue reading

Gospel Notes – A New Weekly Resource for Parish Lay Catechesis!

Laymen: Would you like to be able to focus on the content of your pastor’s sermon without being distracted by the dozens of questions that pop into your mind about what the text is about? Pastors: Would you like a … Continue reading