A Small Window to Save the Concordias and LCMS Seminaries

The defeat of Hillary Clinton in this year’s Presidential Election temporarily removes the target on the Concordia University System (CUS) and the two Synod seminaries. Whilst we no longer face an emergency from a capricious Title IX assault, the reprieve … Continue reading

Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi — The Data Speaks For & To the LCMS

The phrase lex orandi, lex credendi is a compact way of saying that what you practice becomes what you teach. “Orthodoxy is… the right doctrine and the right praise of God (1)”. Or, in the words of the sainted Klemet … Continue reading

Inviting Tullian Tchividjian Gave the Wrong Impression

In a recent article highlighting examples of how LCMS institutions sow confusion among members, the comments overwhelmingly concerned Tullian Tchividjian’s recent address at Concordia Seminary St. Louis (CSL). The comments were quite balanced in favor of and against Tchividjian’s appearance … Continue reading

Steadfast Office – Seminary or Bust!

DISCLAIMER: As the author, I do not place any blame on the men who now serve in the preaching office who went through and alternate route instead of going to the seminary. It’s not your fault! On the front page … Continue reading

Concordia Theological Seminary awards Miles Christe Award to Walter Dissen

While attending the recent commencement ceremony Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne I was privileged to see the seminary give Mr. Walter Dissen its Miles Christe Award. Many of you may not know this faithful layman who has served the … Continue reading

Great Stuff Found on the Web — The Löhe Theological Conference III

The Löhe Theological Conference III was announced on the CTSFW website. We’ve added it to Lutheran Calendar. Thanks to a BJS reader and CyberBrethren for bringing this to our attention. Note: you can add The Lutheran Calendar to your website … Continue reading