Tag Archives: Salvation

A Tribute to Rev. Dr. Ronald Feuerhahn

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Charles-HenricksonPr. Charlie Henrickson joins us to give a tribute to the late Rev. Dr. Ronald Feuerhahn (1937-2015), a respected professor, churchman, and father in the faith. We also get to hear the homily, by Pr. Scott Bruzek, delivered at Dr. Feuerhahn’s “Service of Praise and Thanksgiving” held at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO, on March 17, 2015 (audio courtesy of Concordia Seminary).

Press release of Dr. Feuerhahn entering rest.

Read Pr. Henrickson’s post, The Funeral of Dr. Ronald Feuerhahn.

Watch “A Service of Praise and Thanksgiving Remembering the Life and Ministry of the Rev. Dr. Ronald Raymond Feuerhahn.”

Adding to Lutheran Teaching?

Chris HullPr. Chris Hull joins us to discuss what happens when we try to add things, especially ourselves, to God’s grace and forgiveness in Jesus Christ. We also discuss his homily at the recent Brothers of John the Steadfast Conference … and Polycarp … and how to confess the faith in the midst of false teaching … and ….

We also highlight the “Around the Word” Bible Studies.

Listen to Pr. Chris Hull’s conference homily here.

Talking Sheep

Vanessa RasanenWhat are laypeople to do when their pastor begins teaching false doctrine or introducing non-Lutheran practices? Should they just sit quietly in the pew and “take it”? Not according to Vanessa Rasanen! She says the sheep should speak up, talk with their pastor, pray for him, and, yes, protect their fellow sheep from false teachings and practices.

Read Vanessa Rasanen’s article, “Talking Sheep,” at Katie Luther Sisters.org

Read Dr. C. F. W. Walther’s sermon, “The Sheep Judge Their Shepherds.”

Becoming a Christian

Matt PhillipsHow does a person become a Christian and stay a Christian? Not by doing things, but by hearing the Word of Christ. And should we really condemn someone for their faults, foibles, and sins in life, or should we focus more on the doctrine? Dr. Matt Phillips, professor of history at Concordia University, Seward, Nebraska, joins us to discuss his articles “Becoming a Christian by Listening” and “Distinguishing Between Doctrine and Life.”

Read Dr. Phillips’ article “Becoming a Christian by Listening”

Read Dr. Phillips’ article “Distinguishing Between Doctrine and Life”

Catechism Series, Part 8

AbrahamsonIn this part of our Catechism Series with Pr. Joe Abrahamson, we discuss the Sacrament of Holy Baptism. According to the Bible, what is Baptism and what does it actually deliver? Why do some Christians actually make Baptism a work of us humans rather than God’s work of saving us? What is the role of faith in the Sacrament of Holy Baptism?

The Atonement

Chris HullPastor Christopher Hull, from Christ Lutheran Church in Normal, IL, joins us to discuss the most important teaching of the Bible: the Atonement. What does it mean that Jesus Christ atoned for our sins? What are the different “theories,” or models, of the Atonement? Are they Biblical? What can they teach us? Listen and find out!