Ways to Participate in Lent

Holly ScheerMrs. Holly Scheer joins us to discuss her article, “Nine Easy Ways to Participate in Lent.” Why does the Church have its own unique calendar? Why do we Christians set apart a time of somber penitence called “Lent”? What are some way that you and your family can participate in this sacred time?

Read Holly Scheer’s article, “Nine Easy Ways to Participate in Lent.”

The Three Outposts, part 5 – The Church

AbrahamsonAs we continue our series on “The Three Outposts: Your Mission,” with Pr. Joe Abrahamson, we discuss the estate called “The Church.” When did the Church really begin? What is the purpose of the Church? How does Martin Luther teach on this estate in his Small Catechism?

Read Pr. Abrahamson’s Bible study on “The Church” here.

Spiritual Daycare

Jonathan RodebaughDo we really need youth pastors? Are they necessary? Are they truly helpful? Are they really serving the Gospel of Jesus Christ? Or are they really just offering “spiritual daycare”? Jonathan Rodebaugh joins us to discuss the well-intentioned but misguided attempts to cultivate a specifically youth culture within the Church. How should our young people be taught the Christian faith for the rest of their lives?

Read Jonathan’s post, “Spiritual Daycare: Why Youth Pastors Shouldn’t Exist.”