More Good Stuff Found by Norm – Meet Matt Harrison the Person: Interview on God Whisperers

We found the following on the God Whisperers site: Episode 72: Matthew Harrison. The interview was done after Rev. Harrison’s presentation to the Southern Orange County Outreach (SOCO)  luncheon, a confessional group in San Juan Capistrano, California. SOCO also doubles … Continue reading

More Good Stuff Found by Norm, THE book on Christian spirituality for today. . .on Gene Veith’s blog

I found this on Gene Veith’s blog where he asks for reviews of the book. While I haven’t had a chance to read the book, I’ve heard only good things about it and based that and the comments on Veith’s … Continue reading

More Good Stuff Found by Norm: Lectionary Summaries available from the LCMS Commission on Worship

The following came across the LCMS News service a few days ago. Check out the new lectionary summaries for Advent Series C and One-Year Series lectionaries available at: For example, this is the summary  for Advent 1 .. FIRST … Continue reading

There’s Nothing Like Charts Set to Music – New Video by Brian Yamabe

Frequent BJS commentator Brian Yamabe produced this video which we discovered on the  Wittenberg Trail earlier this morning. The last couple of slides are new for this BJS version. The charts shown in the video are available here. Here is … Continue reading

The Saga of a Return to the LCMS Only to Find it Hijacked ““ Part I, by Carol Wysocki

(Editor’s Note by Pastor Rossow: Carol Wysocki is a lay-woman from the Chicago area. After enduring the saga detailed below she began doing countless hours of research into the loss of the traditional Lutheran church. She has as business background … Continue reading

Fill “˜Er Up With Law Please

We continue to bring you things that we find around the web .. here is another post that we found on Scott Diekmann’s Stand Firm blog: Feeling like your missional gas tank is on “E?” Head on over to, … Continue reading

Time for a BRTFGS – LCMS Safety Pause Brought to You by Alaska Airlines

I found this on Scott Diekmann’s Stand Firm blog. Scott is a frequent BJS author and commentator, and is an airline pilot for Alsaka Airlines in “real life”, which is helpful to know to understand why  he talks about taxiing … Continue reading

New edition of the Book of Concord – Henkel German to English translation

As a word or three of introduction, my Mother-in-law, my wife, and I were involved in the project that BJS is promoting below. I cannot tell you the enjoyment that it brought to us as we typed, read, and proofread … Continue reading