Conversion and Repentance

I was recently asked this most reasonable and logical question regarding our “decision” to become a Christian, in the comments section of a previous essay (In Response to Hans Bischof Regarding Decision Theology and Silly Arguments): Don’t we decide to … Continue reading

Bible Studies That Don’t Ask You to Talk about Your Feelings

This Lent I began editing and co-authoring a weekly free, downloadable PDF Bible study with Pr. Bryan Wolfmueller on the Penitential Psalms (6, 32, 38, 51, 102, 130, 143) for Around the Word. We’ve had a number of people tell us how useful they’ve … Continue reading

Blood Moons and Joel 2

 On Friday, Pr. Todd Wilken interviewed James Patrick Holding of Tekton Education and Apologetics Ministries  concerning his review in the Christian Research Journal of televangelist John Hagee’s book Four Blood Moons. Holding’s review article is titled “Hagee’s Magic Apologetics.” Holding’s book is titled Blood Moon Lunacy and was … Continue reading

Rock Solid Confession by Pastor Byran Wolfmueller on Issues Etc. – God and Suffering.

Anyone who has ever heard Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller on Table Talk Radio or Issues Etc. knows he is a faithful confessional Lutheran pastor. He was recently on Issues Etc. talking about God and Suffering in the wake of the Boston … Continue reading

Sacred Music & Talk for Christmas

Dear Friend of Issues, Etc.,   Advent greetings to you!   We have produced a special church bulletin insert for the weekends of December 16 and 23.  The bulletin insert contains information about Lutheran Public Radio, Sacred Music for the … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — A Pick from the Archives

A Pick from the Archives This week’s pick is from the pre-cancelation days of Issues, Etc. and it’s a Sunday night national show on campus ministry with Pr. Marcus Zill. [podcast][/podcast] [podcast][/podcast] Pr. Zill discusses the challenges of campus ministry … Continue reading

Issues Etc. — Talk Radio for Holy Week

Dear Friend of Issues, Etc., Lenten greetings to you! We have produced a special church bulletin insert to be included for the weekend of Palm Sunday, April 1. The bulletin insert contains information about Issues, Etc.’s Holy Week programs and … Continue reading

Issues Etc — Sacred Music for the Christmas Season

Sacred Music for the Christmas Season from Lutheran Public Radio:     Post updated to add the below: [podcast][/podcast] … Continue reading

The Hat Makes the Man

Another great post from Stand Firm by Scott Diekmann:   On the October 14th Issues, Etc. Comment Line, a listener phoned in with show suggestions (35:20 into the clip below), one of which was “How can the LCMS appoint kingdom … Continue reading

Issues, Etc. on the ULC situation with Pr. David Kind

And another blog post on the issue: Father Hollywood   Found on Issues, Etc. The Proposed Sale of University Lutheran Chapel-Minneapolis & Campus Ministry in the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Pastor David Kind of University Lutheran Chapel-Minneapolis, MN … Continue reading

Issues Etc — Believe video

I found this on facebook. Great video! … Continue reading

Issues Etc on Athanasian Creed

Found on Issues, Etc.: This week the Church celebrates Trinity Sunday. Christians around the world will confess the ancient Athanasian Creed. Is the doctrine of the Trinity essential to the Christian faith? What does it mean to worship “One God … Continue reading

Issues, Etc. 24

You saw it last year. Mark your calendar for this year! It’s back! Twenty-Four Hour Live Broadcast on Issues Etc. Begins Friday, April 8, 4:00pm Ends Saturday, April 9, 4:00pm (central time) 4pm: Dr. Ken Schurb on Acts 6pm: Dr. … Continue reading

One congregation’s nominations and overtures (by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

Below is an example of one congregation’s nominations and overtures for the Synod convention, from St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Bonne Terre, Missouri, on January 31, 2010. (The deadline for nominations to be received is March 10, and the deadline … Continue reading

BJS Reviews Issues Etc on the Ascension of Christ – 21st May, 2009, by Ross Wardenburg

We at BJS have created a column where we hope to review programs from Issues, Etc. Our goal in doing this is to help people to understand what types of programs are available on Issues, Etc. and perhaps to generate … Continue reading

It’s OK to Bring Lawsuits–When They Suit You, by Pr. Charles Henrickson

During the last few years we heard plenty from the Kieschnick administration about lawsuits being really bad. Of course, that was when the Kieschnick administration was on the receiving end of a lawsuit. So, for instance, at the 2007 convention … Continue reading