June 2019 Newsletter

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“The Lonely Way” A Lutheran pastor, Rev. Sasse, wrote at the beginning of the twentieth century that to be a Lutheran is to walk on the lonely path between Roman Catholicism and Spiritualism (Reformed).1 I … Read More

May 2019 Newsletter

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The Role of a Lutheran Choir in the Divine Service What a blessing it has been to have a choir and special music! First, I want to say thank you to the choir, our directors, … Read More

April 2019 Newsletter

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St. John Youth Several years ago, an LCMS youth ministry had the motto of worship, work, play. They observed that most Americans, “worship their work, play in their worship, and work at their play.” Therefore, … Read More

March 2019 Newsletter

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“As Long as They’re Christians” Do Denominational Differences Really Matter? Part V: Concluding Thoughts on Baptism Small Point of Clarification Sometimes those who deny infant baptism do not fully understand what baptism is. Those of … Read More

February 2019 Newsletter

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“As Long as They’re Christians” Do Denominational Differences Really Matter? Part IV: Specific Arguments For and Against Infant Baptism The most important text to look at is Christ’s words in Mathew 28:19-20, “Go therefore and … Read More

January 2019 Newsletter

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“As Long as They’re Christians” Do Denominational Differences Really Matter? Part III: Holy Baptism & Faith In Part II we continued our discussion of Holy Baptism by showing the difference between the Biblical/Lutheran doctrine of … Read More

December 2018 Newsletter

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“As Long as They’re Christians” Do Denominational Differences Really Matter? Part II: Holy Baptism & Original Sin In Part I, I began a series that explores some of the key denominational differences within Christianity. Part … Read More

November 2018 Newsletter

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“As Long as They’re Christians” Do denominational differences really matter? Part 1: An Infant Introduction We have all heard phrases like, “My church just teaches the Bible,” or “All of us Christians pretty much believe … Read More

October 2018 Newsletter

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“The Table of Duties” Conclusion of Our Review We began in our newsletter months a review of, “The Table of Duties. ”We conclude our review by looking at the duties for the young, widows, and … Read More

August 2018 Newsletter

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“You’ve Got Work to Do” The Duties of Employees and Employers Continuation of the Table of Duties1 For Employees: Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and … Read More