Satan, the World’s First Feminist

Adam did battle with Satan in the Garden Paradise and lost. It was a no-contest, really. By the time round two came around, Eden had been a distant memory and Satan had home-field advantage. The desert wilderness couldn’t have been … Continue reading

Is Missouri Lukewarm?

Has fidelity to the institution become more important than doctrine in the Missouri Synod? There are deep doctrinal divisions in the Missouri Synod today, divisions which are particularly evident in worship practices. Pr. Winter is correct: we do not agree … Continue reading

False Christs and Wrong Answers: A Sermon for the Confession of St. Peter on St. Mark 8:27-35

From the very beginning of St. Mark’s Gospel, things hadn’t been going particularly well for our Lord. In chapter 1 He’s tempted by Satan, opposed by demons, and disobeyed by even those He had healed. In chapter 2, the scribes … Continue reading

Equal, but Not Interchangeable

There is perhaps no greater threat to both the Gospel and to the family today than the sexual identity crisis in our culture. Liberal feminism and LGBT advocates are fighting the same battle. Both deny the essential difference between the … Continue reading

Suffering, Evangelism, & the Collar

I was not a popular kid in junior high. If being in the school concert band wasn’t uncool enough, I also chose to play the flute and was the only boy in that section. I was the kid that even … Continue reading

Watch the “Ordain a Lady” video! (posted by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

Toward the end of the comments section of the “Per DP’s Advice” thread (about 415 comments in), commenter wineonthevines posted a video as a little change of pace. I watched it, and it was so funny, I thought it deserved … Continue reading

Continued conversations — an offense to the Gospel?…

A word from Flacius about the current desires to have more debates about things which are clearly taught in Scripture: “A year ago, in the Christmas season, when an assembly was held in the marketplace about the new Interim at … Continue reading

Table Talk: Ordain Women Now

Recently there has arisen a group in the LCMS who believes that there should be a peaceful discussion concerning the ordination of women. Should the LCMS have further discussion concerning this topic, or is the debate itself a rejection of … Continue reading

Women’s Ordination — Getting Lost in Hypotheticals – by Dcs. Mary Moerbe

Associate Editor’s Note:  This article was written for us by Deaconess Mary Moerbe, the wife of Rev. Ned Moerbe, who serves in Oklahoma.  It is wonderful to have faithful women who confess the truth against the heresy of women’s ordination. … Continue reading

Professor John Pless speaks on the topic of Women’s Ordination

Below are some videos of Professor John Pless teaching laity on the topic of women’s ordination.  Prof. Pless is the co-editor with Pres. Harrison on the volume (now in the 3rd edition) entitled “Women Pastors” from CPH.     The … Continue reading