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Blog Posts

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

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
1 hour 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,…"
6 hours ago
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…"
7 hours ago
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. …"
7 hours ago
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…"
8 hours ago
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
20 hours ago
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.…"
James Robertson replied to James Robertson's discussion Witness? in the group The Church Visible
"Christianity, Sexuality, and the Surrounding Culture Are Christians meant to be markedly different from the surrounding culture? Of course. If you simply read the New Testament you will find this theme hammered home numerous times. Yet tragically…"
James Robertson commented on James Robertson's blog post Manliness
"Feminism has slain our protectors By Patrice Lewis On 09/12/2014 - WND I admire men. Specifically, I admire men who are controlled, confident and who fulfill their biological destiny as protectors and providers. Men are essential for training boys…"
Rev. Kurt Hering posted a blog post


“And who is my neighbor?” asked the lawyer of Jesus. Well, God for one. And any/everybody else you come across in the daily activity of your life.  A READING FROM THE BOOK OF CONCORD THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITYTHE LARGE CATECHISMPA...RT I: THE TEN COMMANDMENTS--CONCLUSION311] Now we have the Ten Commandments, a summary of divine teaching about what we are to do in order that our whole life may be pleasing to God. Everything that is to be a good work must arise and flow from and in this true…See More



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