Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — A Political Pick

A Political Pick This October 2007 interview with Dr. Jeff Walz is a discussion of research done on the political attitudes held by LCMS clergy (“Lutheran Pastors and Politics“). Their political leanings, how active they are politically, and if and … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — An Offensive Pick

An Offensive Pick The God Whisperers can be best summed up by their tagline “disturbing yet compelling™. Their theological discussions, when they get to them, are first rate. Their humor can be juvenile and their musical tastes questionable. They are … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — A Pick in Exile

A Pick in Exile I was too young to remember the struggles in the church during the 1970’s and I’ve never been too interested in diving into this part of LCMS history. But Pr. Scheer recommended a debate to me … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — LCMS Nomination Process

LCMS Nomination Process Since the deadline for nominating officers of the LCMS is October 20th I thought this interview with Dr. Martin Noland from November 30, 2009 on the process would be appropriate. While the interview pertains to the 2010 … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — The Role of Elders

The Role of Elders I dug up this old interview with Dr. Al Collver on the role of lay elders in the church. He talks about distinguishing what we call elders today from the deacons, presbyters, and bishops in the … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Repentance

Repentance

This pick is from the old Sunday night show which had two hour long segment. In the first hour Rev. Tom Baker discusses what repentance properly understood is and whose work it is. In the second hour Rev. Baker fields listener questions.

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Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — A Skeptical Pick

A Skeptical Pick With the recent discussion of papyrus fragments, Jesus’ wife, and church consipracies I dug up an interview with Michael Baigent, co-author of “The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail” and “The Jesus Papers.” The main idea I … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — A Satirical Pick

    A Satirical Pick Need a little levity in this time of chaos? I sure did. This weeks pick is from Pr. Hans Fiene’s Lutheran Satire YouTube channel.       This particular episode contains the famous, “Inquire no … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — A Therapeutic Pick

A Therapeutic Pick This week I have three interviews (two embedded, one a link) to interviews with Christian Smith, the man who coined the term “Moralistic Therapeutic Deism.” In these interviews Dr. Smith shares his research and views on young … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — On Campus

On Campus Here’s a great interview with Pr. Marcus Zill, Coordinator of Campus Ministry for the LCMS. Pr. Zill has advice for parents dropping off a child at college for the first time. He also discusses the need for the … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — Testing Christianity

Testing Christianity In Pr. Sam Schuldheisz post on contradictions coexisting, he mentioned Dr. John Warwick Montgomery’s Tractatus Logico-Theologicus. So, I chose the 7 part series based on the book as the pick of the week. Each segment tries to focus … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — A Pick to Start the School Year

  A Pick to Start the School Year   School starts next week for my oldest daughter so I made this as a reminder to myself and other Christian parents that in addition to reading, writing, and arithmetic our duty … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — An Office Pick

An Office Pick With the Office of the Holy Ministry being a hot topic right now, I chose a lecture by Dr. Ken Korby to the Southern Illinois District found on Pr. David Peterson’s site. I tried to clean them … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — An Institutional Pick

An Institutional Pick   From the 2007 Theological Symposium entitled: “Authentic Christianity and the Institutional Church: Time for a Change?” Pr. Todd Wilken’s presentation “The Church is an Institution… and Denominationalism is a Good Thing.” Pr. Wilken starts by thanking … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — A Neighborly Pick

A Neighborly Pick Issues, Etc. interviewed Pr. Jay Reinke of Concordia Lutheran in Williston, ND whose congregation allows people to sleep on in the church and the parking lot. Williston is experiencing an oil boom accompanied by a housing shortage … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — An Everlasting Pick

An Everlasting Pick   This week’s pick is from the early days of Worldview Everlasting. For those who don’t know, Worldview Everlasting is a video blog by Rev. Jonathan Fisk that mixes pop-culture references, eclectic editing, and solid Lutheran theology. … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — An Overtime Pick

An Overtime Pick One of the longest running solo Lutheran podcasts is Dan Engle’s Time Out. For those who haven’t heard it, a typical episode of Time Out consists of the reading of a Biblical text, a hymn, and a … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — A Revolutionary Pick

A Revolutionary Pick I apologize for dipping into the Issues, Etc. back catalog for a second week but it seemed quite appropriate as we celebrate the 4th of July holiday in the U.S. this week. [podcast]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/American_Revolution_-_Montgomery.mp3[/podcast] This is an “Open … 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]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/2003.08.24_-_Hour_1.mp3[/podcast] [podcast]http://wittenbergmedia.org/audio/2003.08.24_-_Hour_2.mp3[/podcast] Pr. Zill discusses the challenges of campus ministry … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — A Video Pick

A Video Pick This weeks’ pick comes from the Vimeo channel of Faith Lutheran Church in Capistrano Beach, CA. It is the first of a six part series entitled “A Brief History of Lutheran Pietism” by Dr. Daniel van Voorhis … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — A Fledgling Podcast

A Fledgling Podcast This week’s pick is a little bit of a change-up. It’s the latest episode from a young (7 episodes) podcast called Lies Speaking Truth which analyzes the quality and worldview of classic and modern works of fiction. … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week — A Throwback Pick

A Throwback Pick The pick this week is a presentation by Dr. David Scaer from Symposia 2002 entitled “Missouri’s Identity Crisis: Rootless in America.” Dr. Scaer discusses how the Missouri Synod is an umbrella for multiple “cultures” each with an … Continue reading

Steadfast Media Pick of the Week

The Internet is all about being relevant, right? In the past week or so there have been a couple posts on classical education, and this week’s Steadfast Media pick is a recent segment of Issues, Etc. on the same subject. Pr. Heath Curtis and Jocelyn Benson explain what classical education is, its history, how it differs from modern educational models.

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Steadfast Media Pick of the Week

I want thank Pr. Scheer and the entire BJS staff for giving me an opportunity to contribute to this site which has edified me in numerous ways. I’ve been listening and watching presentations and conversations on the Internet before they … Continue reading