Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Youth Ministry

    Youth Ministry The White Horse Inn has been doing a series on youth ministry and while it has been good in general, the most recent episode had one of the most jarring moments in a podcast I have … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — 30 Minute Church

    30 Minute Church A couple of weeks ago there was an article in the Chicago Tribune about Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church offering a 30-minute church service. This week I found two podcasts with different takes on the service. … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Calvinism & Lutheranism

    Calvinism & Lutheranism Dr. Kim Riddlebarger discusses some of the different confessions Calvinists have and walks though the T.U.L.I.P.. with Rev. Wilken asking many of the questions to the things that Lutherans see as problematic. http://issuesetc.org/podcast/156020309H1p.mp3 Original Air … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Mr. Rogers

    Mr. Rogers Shortly after the death of Mr. Rogers, Rev. Bill Cwirla was on to discuss what the church can learn from him. http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/What_Can_the_Church_Learn_from_Mr_Rogers_-_Cwirla.mp3 Original Air Date: March 30, 2005 … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Aaron Wolf

    Aaron Wolf I came across this interesting old interview with Aaron Wolf on his journey from Fundamentalism, to Evangelicalism, and then Lutheranism. Part 1: http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/Fundamentalism_Evangelicalism_and_Lutheranism_-_Wolf.1.mp3   Part 2: http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/Fundamentalism_Evangelicalism_and_Lutheranism_-_Wolf.2.mp3 Original Air Date: October 31, 2004 … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Lutheran Satire

    Lutheran Satire – Things Your Lutheran Pastor Totally Loves: Being Mistaken for the ELCA I can’t believe this is three years old. It still holds up and the comment thread is interesting. I know it’s a YouTube comment … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Name That Worldview

    Name That Worldview This is a little lighter segment of Issues, Etc. which may have paved the way for Table Talk Radio. It’s a game called “Name That Worldview.” Songs from Peter, Paul and Mary, Joni Mitchell, Fleetwood … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — The Exultation of Christ

    The Exultation of Christ Dr. Normal Nagel discusses the exultation of Christ using Philippians 2:9 as his starting point.   http://www.wittenbergmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/The_Exultation_of_Christ_-_Nagel.mp3 Original Air Date: March 30, 2005 … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Grace Upon Grace

This is a talk given by Dr. John Kleinig at Langmeil Lutheran Church on 18 June 2011. Additional resources can be found at http://johnkleinig.com.

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Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — The Catechumenate

Dr. Kent Burreson discusses the Catechumenate, the process of instructing and bringing people into the Church. Dr. Burrenson describes the process and discusses how it might be helpful today to restore aspects of the Catechumenate.

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Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Lawsuits Among Believers

This episode of The Bible Study is on 1 Corinthians 6:1-11 and was recommend by Dr. Noland. It walks through the difficult topic of lawsuits between Christians with the ultimate goal being, “not to be selfish and serving only ourselves, but to defend one another and to serve on another in love.”

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Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Symposia 2014

Videos from the 2014 Symposia conference have been posted at the CTS Media site. Here’s a presentation from the always thought-provoking Dr. David Scaer entitled “Lutheran Distinctives as Theological Substitutes.” http://media.ctsfw.edu.s3.amazonaws.com/symposia/2014/symp2014-9.mp4 … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: Revelation 20:5-6

Rev. Brent McGuire discusses the Evangelical use of Revelation 20:5-6 to support a 1000 year reign of Christ on Earth. http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/REPT_Revelation.20.5-6.mp3 Original Air Date: February 6, 2008 … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Dr. Zimmerman

This is an extensive are far ranging interview with Dr. Zimmerman on the events that lead up to the walk-out. A number of very interesting calls were taken in the midst of the interview in particular a lady at the … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Pr. Weedon

Pr. Weedon was on Issues, Etc. answering the question, “Why be a Lutheran?” The interview was based on his recent presentation, “Why you should stay Lutheran: It’s all about conscience”

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Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Dr. Nagel

Sorry you have to wade through some God Whisper inanity ;-), but jump to the 39:50 mark to listen to a sermon on James 2 by Dr. Nagel. … it’s all works and faith has nothing to do with it … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — A Case of Faith Without Works?

Dr. Peter Scaer from last year’s Symposia – “Lutheran Support for Pro-Life: A Case of Faith Without Works?” http://media.ctsfw.edu.s3.amazonaws.com/symposia/2013/2013Symposia-12.mp4

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Doubts

While the audio player issues get ironed out I went hunting for some videos. This one is from Pr. Mark Jasa dealing with “Doubt.” Pr. Jasa is the pastor at University Lutheran Chapel at UCLA and has a focus on … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas   Merry Christmas to all, because the Incarnation is for the whole world; no matter how you celebrate it 😉   … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Baptism

Baptism I’m in conversation with a gentleman who is visiting our church and has a Baptist background. This series on baptism with Dr. Andrew Das will be helpful in the discussion. Baptism & Salvation [podcast]http://www.issuesetc.org/podcast/Show116120808H2S2.mp3[/podcast] Infant Baptism [podcast]http://www.issuesetc.org/podcast/Show117120908H2.mp3[/podcast] Modes of … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Hilariously Heretical

Hilariously Heretical In this episode of Boars in the Vineyard Pastors Polzin and Price play “Meology vs. Theology.” Pr. Price “preaches” one of the funniest parody’s of a mega-church sermon I’ve ever heard. Sadly, part of the humor is that … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Eschatology

Eschatology This week’s pick is from an episode from The Count it All Joy Show where Pr. Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke walk through 12 expectations for the end times that are talked about in Scripture. Obviously they don’t dive … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Family Headship

Family Headship This week’s pick comes from the Iowa District East 2013 Pastors’ Conference. It is a presentation by Rev. John Preuss entitled ‘Family Headship: How a Pastor Can Encourage and Teach a Father to Lead.’ Pr. Preus challenges men … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts II

Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts II Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller discusses the Evangelical use of Daniel 9 to support the premillennial dispensational view of the end times. [podcast]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/REPT_Daniel.9.mp3[/podcast] Original Air Date: February 27, 2008 … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — The Altar Call

The Altar Call While doing some digging in follow up to an earlier Pick of the Week, I found Pr. Jordan Cooper’s podcast on the history of the altar call instructive. It includes a discussion of why Lutherans should avoid … Continue reading