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F4TF:Church in a Strip Club?

F4TF:Church in a Strip Club?

Your browser does not support the HTML 5 audio tag. Click Here to Download this episode Program segments: • Church in a Strip Club? • Star Wars Easter "Highlights" • Colbert Reports On Fight Club Church • Rick Warren Allegorizes…

Dr. Quill Recovery Update

Dr. Quill Recovery Update For Immediate Release April 23, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTS)—In this season as we celebrate the resurrection of Christ, it is with thanksgiving to the God of all mercy and comfort that we are able to announce that the Rev. Dr. Timothy Quill has been discharged from the hospital. His road to recovery will continue in Adelaide, Australia. While a date has yet to be set for Dr. Quill’s return to the United States, we pray for his continued recovery and look forward to his homecoming. Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, and The Office of International Mission of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod continue to give thanks for the marvelous care, both physical and spiritual, that the. . . Read All
Easter Wednesday

Easter Wednesday

Today is Easter Wednesday as we continue to celebrate the Resurrection of Our Lord.  The Gospel lesson for today is John 21:1-14. Scripture reading:After this Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias, and he revealed himself in this way. Simon Peter, Thomas (called the Twin), Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples were together. Simon Peter said to them, “I am going fishing.” . . . Read All

Andrew Esolen: Stand firm or end up on the wrong side of eschatology

With his typical keen insight, Andrew Esolen compares the new religion of sex in our day to the ascendancy of Arianism in the fourth century A.D.. . . Read All  He notes that truth is truth until the end of time. Rather than fearing that we will end up “on the wrong side of history” as the zealots of the new religion charge, we need to avoid ending up on the wrong side of eschatology.
Choose a position most comfortable to you for prayer. . .

Choose a position most comfortable to you for prayer. . .

Stand as you are able. . . offered the voice from the chancel. . . Choose a position most comfortable to you for prayer. . . said another before the biddings began. . . Kneel if you find it meaningful. . . . Read All. . said another before the confession. I will never forget the woman at Redeemer, Ft. Wayne, who would walk so slowly into the front pew on the left.  Her canes barely helped to make her mobility easier.  When it came time to kneel, she would kneel but not without great difficulty.  Sometimes it seemed she barely got down before it was time to get up.  When I approached her and asked if she would like to receive the sacrament

What denomination do you think this congregation is?

. . . Read All By all accounts this congregation does what they do very well.  It is the highest quality music and media.  My question is what does the appearance of Sunday morning tell you about this congregation?  Would you identify it as one of the larger and more influential congregations of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (in and around St. Louis)?  This happens to be St. John’s in Ellisville (I do not use the name Lutheran in their title because they have decided that the name Lutheran is either not essential to or beneficial for their work).  My point in this post is not to denigrate the content but simply to ask the question:  Would you have identified this as a congregation of
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