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Blog Posts

"And Who Is My Neighbor?"

Posted by Rev. Kurt Hering on September 15, 2014 at 10:30am

Is Deception the Way?

Posted by Rev. Richard Mittelstadt on September 10, 2014 at 2:17pm — 1 Comment

"Be Opened"

Posted by Rev. Kurt Hering on September 7, 2014 at 9:08pm

Thinking Reasonably

Posted by James Robertson on September 5, 2014 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Two excellent quote for today

Posted by Lisa S. on September 2, 2014 at 12:05pm — 1 Comment

Christ Crucified: The Key to Christian Conception

Posted by Joe Muench on August 31, 2014 at 9:15pm — 5 Comments


Distinctly Lutheran? 10 Replies

Started by tom in General. Last reply by Rev. Richard Mittelstadt Sep 3.

Joint Declaration 2 Replies

Started by Norma P. Polk in General. Last reply by James Robertson Aug 23.

Creationism and Joining the LC-MS 11 Replies

Started by Jinc1019 in General. Last reply by Jinc1019 Aug 21.

Predestination... 11 Replies

Started by john mac in General. Last reply by James Robertson Aug 6.

The Law in Eden 6 Replies

Started by robert auger in General. Last reply by Rev. Robert Mayes Jul 3.

Latest Activity

Rev. Kurt Hering posted a blog post

"And Who Is My Neighbor?"

TEXT: And behold, a lawyer stood up to put [Jesus] to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” 26He said to him, “What is written in the Law? How do you read it?” 27And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.” 28And he said to him, “You have answered correctly; do this, and you will live.”29But he, desiring to justify himself, said to…See More
6 hours ago
James Robertson commented on James Robertson's blog post The Urgent Need for Critical Thinking
"How to Avoid Being Manipulated, Bamboozled and Seduced by Experts and Authorities by Sharon Presley, Ph.D. Thinking Critically: Ask Yourself Questions The following suggestions are based on what social psychologists have learned about social…"
8 hours ago
James Robertson replied to James Robertson's discussion A Free Press? in the group Lutherans for Liberty
"Wake up! You've been brainwashed By Ben Kinchlow On 09/14/2014 - WND As I’ve been reading certain articles in newspapers, magazines on the Internet and watching TV news, I recall a column I did some time ago and am reminded how little the…"
9 hours ago
Howard H Warner joined Zelwyn Heide's group

Literature of All Kinds

This is a group for those who enjoy all kinds of literature, whether it be from the ancient past or recently published. The purpose of this group is to discuss literature and share titles of particularly good examples.See More
23 hours ago
James Robertson replied to James Robertson's discussion NEW SPIRITUALITY, OLD LIE in the group The Church Visible
"The Gospel, Cheap Grace, and a Lost Eternity The gospel most evangelicals in the West preach today bears little resemblance to that found in the New Testament. Increasingly the very heart of the biblical gospel message is being stripped away,…"
James Robertson replied to James Robertson's discussion Wolves among the Sheep in the group The Church Visible
"Are Pro-Gay Evangelicals out to destroy Christianity? By David W. Virtue Sept. 14 2014 It is no surprise that the all-pervasive secular culture -- fed in large part by Hollywood -- is working against the Christian faith. Day…"
James Robertson commented on James Robertson's blog post Literary Lessons
"September 14, 2014 - AmericanThinker Francis Scott Key's Fourth Stanza By Thomas McGinley Two hundred years ago today, it was the unlikely convergence of a physician and a lawyer that produced the most recited poem in American history. …"
James Robertson replied to James Robertson's discussion History and the Bible
"Has Archaeology Gone Overboard in Throwing Out the Bible? By: Steven Collins - The relationship between archaeology and the Bible has been a much-debated topic over the last 25 years. The terms ‘minimalists’ and…"
Charles Henrickson posted a blog post

"But We Preach Christ Crucified" (1 Corinthians 1:18-25)

“But We Preach Christ Crucified” (1 Corinthians 1:18-25)You’ll notice that the color of our paraments today is red--in other words, something different from the ordinary green that we use in the non-festival half of the church year. This means that we’re observing a special festival today, one that happens to fall on a Sunday this year. And this festival is called Holy Cross Day. What is Holy Cross Day, you ask? Well, let me tell you the background of this observance.Back in the early 300s, the…See More
James Robertson commented on James Robertson's blog post Thinking Reasonably
"Thinking Reasonably, Part 4 September 12, 2014   ·   By Dale Pflug   ·   AmericanClarion   About the Law When Benjamin Franklin was asked, following the Constitutional Convention, what kind…"
Rob Skye replied to James Robertson's discussion Why are members of the secular media soft on Muslims but merciless on Christians?
"Its also racial.  The media is obsessed with "race" and "racism", the white kind.  Though Muslims come in all races, in the minds of the media Muslims are mainly brown.  "
James Robertson replied to James Robertson's discussion Christian Happiness
"Eric Metaxas: Christians Should Be Joyful, But Not Happy (Photo: The Christian Post/Sonny Hong) Attendees listen to a panel discussion at the inaugural Evangelical Leadership Summit hosted by the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C.…"

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