Tag Archives: Word of God

Anonymous Complaining

BJS_JoshuaScheerw100Pr. Joshua Scheer discusses his article “Anonymous Complaints and Their Fruit.” What leads to anonymous complaining, and how does anonymous complaining rob us of the opportunity for reconciliation? What are the fruits of such complaining? Are there any positives to complaining?

Read Pr. Scheer’s article, “Anonymous Complaints and Their Fruit.”

Dealing with False Teaching

Bryan Wolfmueller2Pr. Bryan Wolfmueller gave a presentation at the 2015 Brothers of John the Steadfast Conference on “The Obligation and Temptation of Dealing with False Teaching.” Is false teaching in the Church a new thing, or a recent invention? How should we deal with it when it does come? Here we bring you audio from his conference presentation.

Watch Pr. Bryan Wolfmueller’s complete presentation here.

The Three Outposts, part 4 – The Home

AbrahamsonIn part four of our series on “The Three Outposts: Your Mission,” Pr. Joe Abrahamson takes us deeper into the God-given estate of “The Home,” that is, domestic governance. Listen as we discuss God’s design for husbands and wives as well as parents and children. How can we Christians bear witness to Jesus in our homes and thus be a counter-culture?

Read Pr. Abrahamson’s Bible Study “The First Outpost: The Home (Domestic Governance)”

The Office of the Keys as the Office of Preaching and Teaching

Mark LovettWhat is the Office of the Keys? Pr. Matt Lovett connects it not just with the confessing and being absolved of individual sins, but also with the confession of the faith and the office of preaching and teaching–the Office of the Ministry. How and why? Listen!

Read Pr. Lovett’s paper, “The Office of the Keys as the Office of Preaching and Teaching.”

Kick the Dog, Console the Child

Bryan WolfmuellerWhen it comes to confronting false teaching and false teachers in our midst, Pr. Bryan Wolfmueller takes his lead from Martin Luther to kick the dog, but console the child. Listen as Pr. Wolfmueller distinguishes between those who teach falsely and those who are falsely taught. How can we exercise patience and compassion when we confront heterodoxy in our midst?

Pr. Bryan Wolfmueller will also present at the 2015 Brothers of John the Steadfast Conference.

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2015 Brothers of John the Steadfast Conference

The Place of Satire

Hans FieneWhat is the place of humor, satire, snark, and mocking in confessing the truth of God’s Word? What actually makes for good satire and humor? Pr. Hans Fiene – of “The Lutheran Satire” fame – joins us to discuss how he confesses the truth and teaches the faith by making fun of stuff. Pr. Fiene will also present on this topic at the 2015 Brothers of John the Steadfast Conference.

Check out “The Lutheran Satire.”

Barking Dogs – The ACELC and Its Work

Clint PoppePr. Clint Poppe joins us to discuss the history, purpose, and work of the Association of Confessing Evangelical Lutheran Congregations (ACELC). How are they confronting and dealing with the false and faulty teachings and practices in our midst? Pr. Poppe will also present at the 2015 Brothers of John the Steadfast Conference.

Read Pr. Poppe’s paper, “Barking Dogs and a Three-Legged Hog.”

Read Pr. Poppe’s post, “Why the ACELC?”