Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — FAQs on 2kr

FAQs on 2kr I’ve come across the term “two kinds of righteousness” a few times and I’ve come away with the impression that it is some quirky view of theology particular to Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. I recently came across … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Boars in the Vineyard

It appears that when you get two Lutheran pastors together a podcast is inevitably born. This week’s pick is Boars in the Vineyard, a fledgling podcast from Prs. Daniel Emery Price and Lewis Polzin. Their two big segments are Good … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Lutherfest

Lutherfest This pick is based on a recommendation from a reader. It is a series of lectures by Heiko A. Oberman on Luther. I’ve only had time to listen to one of the lectures, but it was very interesting and … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Aetheists on Religion

Aetheists on Religion This week’s pick is from an episode of Table Talk Radio. Following the Boston bombing, many took the occasion to make an argument against religion. But are all religions the same? Listen as Pr. Bryan Wolfmueller plays … Continue reading

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

Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller discusses the Evangelical use of Revelation 3:20 to derive decision theology. [podcast]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/REPT_Revelation.3.20.mp3[/podcast] Original Air Date: November 19, 2007 … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Sacerdotalism II

Sacerdotalism II A few weeks back my pick was an episode of the God Whisperers on sacerdotalism. Here is the followup interview with Rev. Jack Cascione. [podcast]http://godwhisperers.org/audio/god-whisperers-240.mp3[/podcast] … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Bart Ehrman

Bart Ehrman There are two parts to this week’s pick. First part is an interview with Dr. Bart Ehrman regarding his book “Misquoting Jesus.” Is the Bible the inspired word of God? What is the central theme of the Bible? … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Body Image

Body Image Recently having a birthday and having a daughter who is entering puberty got me thinking about body image and this interview with Rev. David Balla discussing body image when seen through the lens of Christ’s salvific work versus … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — The Happy Atheist

The Happy Atheist A lot to listen to for this week’s pick. Last week, Issues, Etc. interviewed Dr. PZ Myers, author of “The Happy Atheist.” Pr. Wilken does a good job of asking Myers all the questions we’d like to … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Sacerdotalism

Sacerdotalism I know it is not recommended, 🙂 but I was binge listening to The God Whisperers and came across their discussion of sacerdotalism in episode 234 (~30:30). The discussion came about as a result of an article where Pr. … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Church Shopping

Church Shopping Pastor Bill Cwirla discusses and answers questions regarding what to look for when “shopping” for a church. A related Higher Things article was posted here. Part 1: [podcast]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/Church_Shopping_-_Cwirla.1.mp3[/podcast]   Part 2: [podcast]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/Church_Shopping_-_Cwirla.2.mp3[/podcast] Original Air Date: September 14, 2003 … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — How can I be sure?

How can I be sure? Is it presumptuous or arrogant to be absolutely certain you are a Christian? Are you plagued by the doubt that you are actually a Christian? Pr. Bryan Wolfmueller helps answer the question, “How can I … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Hey, Preacher Man

Hey, Preacher Man If you’ve ever heard a sermon review on Issues, Etc., you’ve probably heard the song “Hey, Preacher Man” which is often used as bumper music. Here is an episode with the artists, Eric and Polly Rapp, their … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Liturgy and Dogmatics

Liturgy and Dogmatics A paper given at the 2002 Symposia by Dr. Kurt Marquart on whether liturgy or dogmatics has primacy in understanding “lex orandi lex credendi”. He critiques some Catholic scholars’ notion that liturgy informs dogma. [podcast]http://media.ctsfw.edu.s3.amazonaws.com/symposia/2002/symp02_marquart.mp3[/podcast] … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Pietism and American Evangelicalism

Dr. Martin Noland discusses and takes questions on the relationship between Pietism and American Evangelicalism.

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Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — LCMS Convention

LCMS convention starting. Need some humor. Lutheran Satire. … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Vocation

Vocation: God’s Purpose for Your Daily Life Pr. Mark Sell discusses one of my favorite topics, vocation. I remember this and similar episodes helping to get me off the treadmill of American Evangelicalism. [podcast]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/Vocation_-_Sell.mp3[/podcast] Original Air Date: December, 26, 2004 … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Marriage

Marriaget This is a series of “open lines” segments which discuss the question, “Should Christian Parents Counsel Their Children to Marry Late?” This segment highlights Issues, Etc. at its most entertaining. Pastor Wilken and Jeff Schwarz exchange funny and insightful … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Open Theism

Open Theism Dr. Steve Cowan talks about Open Theism; what it is; who its major proponents are; and most importantly how it affects a persons view of salvation. Original Air Date: July 29, 2004 [podcast]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/The_Open_View_of_God_-_Cowan.mp3[/podcast] … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Count It All Joy

Count It All Joy Here’s a fledgling podcast called Count it All Joy from Pr. Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke. Their plan is to study books of the Bible and they are starting with James. However, my pick is an … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — ELCA’s First Openly Gay Bishop

ELCA’s First Openly Gay Bishop In a recent Issues, Etc. Dr. James Nestigen discusses how the ELCA’s election of its first openly gay bishop is just a move to catch up with the mainstream of mainline liberal Christianity. And how … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — From Eastern Orthodoxy to Lutheranism

From Eastern Orthodoxy to Lutheranism Dr. Eugene Smith discusses his journey from a Orthodox deacon and priest to Lutheranism. Dr. Smith starts by talking about some of the attractions of the Eastern Orthodox in a post-modern culture. He goes on … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: 1 Corinthians 9:22

Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: 1 Corinthians 9:22 Pr. Bryan Wolfmueller discusses the Evangelical use of 1 Corinthians 9:22 to justify seeker sensitive churches. [podcast]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/REPT_1_Corinthians.9.22.mp3[/podcast] Issues, Etc. Original Air Date: January 7, 2008 Length: 25:47 … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — The First Pentecost

The First Pentecost What did God do at the first Pentecost and what was it really all about? How does what started then continue in the Church today? Dr. Arthur Just answers those questions and others pertaining to the day … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — From Evangelicalism To Lutheranism

From Evangelicalism To Lutheranism This pick is nostalgic and informative as seminarians Dr. Leonard Payton, Brian Kachelmeier, Kenneth Mars, and Brian Wolfmueller join Pastor Wilken in a roundtable discussion of their journeys from Evangelicalism to Lutheranism. [podcast]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/From_Evangelicalism_To_Lutheranism.mp3[/podcast] … Continue reading