Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — The Athanasian Creed

The Athanasian Creed As we remember Athanasius of Alexandria, here is an interview with Dr. Kurt Marquart on the creed that bears his name and confesses the doctrinal orthodoxy he championed.   [podcast]http://www.wittenbergmedia.org/audio/The_Athanasian_Creed_-_Marquart.mp3[/podcast] … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — One of These Things

One of These Things This week’s pick dovetails with Pr. Rossow’s post on the Lutheran’s in Africa Capital Campaign. It’s an old episode of Worldview Everlasting where Pr. Fisk reviews some of the work going on in Africa. My favorite … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Liturgical Re-Adjustments

Liturgical Re-Adjustments I found that the Symposia 2013 videos are available at Concordia Theological Seminary’s media site. The first presentation that caught my eye was by Dr. Paul Grime entitled, “Liturgical Re-Adjustments: Off Ramp to Apostasy?” Dr. Grime talks about … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry   I continue to watch the Lutheran Concerns Association videos and found Pr. Bryan Wolfmueller’s presentation on youth ministry. Pr. Wolfmueller diagnoses the problems of youth ministry through the lens of the Ten Commandments and then gives some … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — SMP: Aerobatic Acronym?

SMP: Aerobatic Acronym?   The Lutheran Concerns Association has posted some of their conference videos. One that I found really interesting was Dr. Richard Nuffer’s presentation on the SMP program. Dr. Nuffer gives a short but detailed history of the … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Ad Crucem

Ad Crucem BJS’s own Pr. Matt Richard is intervied on the Ad Crucem podcast. Pr. Richard discusses two books that were very influential for him, Luther’s “Heidelberg Disputation” and Walther’s “Law & Gospel.” He also talks about his reasearch project … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday Dr. Richard Stuckwisch discusses Palm Sunday from a historical perspective and also how it fits into the Church Year. [podcast]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/Palm_Sunday_-_Stuckwisch.mp3[/podcast] … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Liturgical Picks

Liturgical Picks Pr. Weedon’s epic 24 part series on The Historic Liturgy wrapped up last week. [Issuesetc.org]. For those of you who are in withdrawal I have two additional liturgical series. One is on “The Liturgy of Holy Baptism” and … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — American Civil Religion

American Civil Religion Dr. David Adam and Dr. Ken Schurb discuss American Civil Religion. This is from the old Sunday night show so there are a couple of questions from non-Lutheran perspectives which actual make the discussion more interesting. [podcast]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/American_Civil_Religion_1_-_Adams_and_Schurb.mp3[/podcast] … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Liturgy of Holy Baptism

Liturgy of Holy Baptism If you enjoyed Pr. Weedon’s 22 part series on the historic liturgy, here’s a 5 parter on the liturgy of Holy Baptism. Pr. Weedon explains the exorcism, sign of the Cross, the Flood Prayer, renunciations, robes, … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Nagel on Lent

Nagel on Lent 2 hours of Dr. Nagel discussing Lent. Enough said! [podcast]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/The_Season_of_Lent_-_1_-_Nagel.mp3[/podcast] [podcast]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/The_Season_of_Lent_-_2_-_Nagel.mp3[/podcast] … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Digital Gospel

Digital Gospel I’ve watched too many bad presentations on how the church should use technology. However, Rev. William Johnson’s is different. Rev. Johnson discusses how technology and media affect congregational life and outreach and how not to use technology and … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — God Makes Babies

God Makes Babies Pr. Mark Preus presents a paper entitled “Be Fruitful and Multiply: Second Thoughts on Birth Control.” What I took away from this paper really didn’t have much to do with birth control. It was really that the … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — A Non-Denominational Pick

A Non-Denominational Pick Dr. Larry Rast discusses the origin and theology of non-denominationalism. [podcast]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/Non-Denominationalism_-_Rast.mp3[/podcast] Original Air Date: January 20, 2003 … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Parables in Matthew

Parables in Matthew In this interview, Dr. David Scaer discusses the parables in Matthew and how they are carefully put together and address aspects of Christian life. Most interesting to me was Dr. Scaer’s discussion of “The Parable of the … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Sins of Omission

Sins of Omission This interview with Dr. Leonard Payton starts off by using the Arian heresy as an example of how false doctrine can be spread through song. Then Dr. Payton delves into today’s contemporary praise music and how it … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Ted Haggard

Ted Haggard This was one of the early episodes I heard when I was introduced Issues, Etc. This interview with Ted Haggard was before his indiscretions were revealed. It is a fascinating look into the mind of American Evangelicalism. My … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Two for One

Two for One In this interview, Pastor John Pless discusses two topics. First he talks about the great missionary work of Wilhelm Loehe and how he made the America his mission field. Rev. Pless’s second topic is the vocation of … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Was Luther Anti-Semitic?

Was Luther Anti-Semitic? Uwe Siemon-Netto argues against the notion that Martin Luther was anti-Semitic. He argues that while Luther wrote some unfortunate things later in life they need to be understood in the context of the times and his life. … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Contextual Jesus

Contextual Jesus Here is an with Dr. Ken Bailey, author of “Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes: Cultural Studies in the Gospels,” discussing the cultural context of Jesus. We sometimes miss some of the meaning of what Jesus did and taught … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — A Nagel Christmas

A Nagel Christmas Yes, I know it’s still Advent, but Christmas and Easter remind me of interviews with Dr. Norman Nagel for some reason. So I was digging through some archives and I found this interview where Dr. Nagel discusses … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — On Vocation

  On Vocation   The Doctrine of Vocation was extremely important in guiding me back to Biblical Christianity and away from pop American-Evangelicalism. This is Pastor Wilken’s monologue on the topic of, “how we find God’s will for our daily … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Contemporary Christian Music Industry

Contemporary Christian Music Industry Rev. Craig Donofrio, former Christian punk artist, discusses the state of the contemporary Christian music industry. [podcast]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/The_Contemporary_Christian_Music_Industry.mp3[/podcast] … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Liberal and Conservative

Liberal and Conservative This week’s pick is a sermon that was recommended to me and was preached by Pr. Rolf Preus at Christ For Us. Are Christians liberal or conservative? It depends on how you define liberal and conservative. And … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — An Essential Pick

An Essential Pick Sometimes I need to get back to basics and this interview with Pr. Erik Rottman does just that. He discusses his book, “To All Eternity: The Essential Teachings of Christianity” and the essential teachings which are the … Continue reading