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The Sixth Day of Christmas

Daily Lectionary: Isaiah 58:1-59:3,14-21; Luke 1:26-38 “..who has redeemed me a lost and condemn person, purchased and won me from all sins, from death, and from the power of the devil.” (Small Catechism, Second Article, Part 2) Merry Christmas! In …

Episode 340: New Year and the Naming and Circumcision of Our Lord

[ download ] This week on HT-Radio, Pr. Buetow and Stan Lemon talk about their highlights from 2015 and the coming of the new year. They discuss the Feast of the Naming and Circumcision of Our Lord – what Jesus means and why we’d celebrate the day he…
Last Call — Register now for our Conference February 2016 — Confess Old to Reach All

Last Call — Register now for our Conference February 2016 — Confess Old to Reach All

LAST CALL for early registration!   Discounts end on 12-31-2015!   Click here for more information.     Save the date – February 4-6, 2016 – the conference of the Brothers of John the Steadfast. A theme and more details will follow, but here is what I can tell you right now: A NEW LOCATION – Zion Lutheran Church in Tomball, TX (not too far from Houston) – Get ready for some friendly Texas hospitality courtesy of the saints at Zion and their pastor, the Rev. Chris Hull. LONGER CONFERENCE – Three days of speakers and fun instead of two BREAKOUT SESSIONS – Not only will we have our normal major speakers, but there will also be breakout sessions . . . Read All
The spoilers are spoiled!

The spoilers are spoiled!

Sermon for Christmas Day, preached on Friday, December 25, 2015.     So how many of you have not yet seen the new Star Wars movie?  Well, you won’t need to because I am going to spoil the ending for you.  Don’t you hate when people spoil something for you?  Don’t you hate it when the surprise is revealed or the joke is spoiled?  Well, what about when spoilers intrude upon our happy lives?  I am here to tell you that nothing can spoil Christmas.     Wait a minute, you say.  Pastor, you don’t know my family.  They can spoil anything.  You don’t know the troubles I am dealing with at home or at work.  You don’t know what the. . . Read All
But you are not gay, idolaters, adulterers, thieves, greedy, drunkerds, revilers, nor swindlers. . .

But you are not gay, idolaters, adulterers, thieves, greedy, drunkerds, revilers, nor swindlers. . .

Scripture insists that the unrighteous will not inherit the Kingdom of God.  Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.  (I Cor. 6:9-11).  You can find the same words in a dozen or more places.  At first I am tempted to say but that is exactly the point. . . Read All

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Light for My Path Daily Devotion Bible Reading Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the Lord will arise upon you, and his glory will be seen upon you. And nations shall […]

The Fifth Day of Christmas

Today’s Reading: Galatians 4:1-7 Daily Lectionary: Isaiah 55:1-13; Luke 1:1-25 When the fullness of time came, God sent His Son, born under the Law to buy back those under the Law, so that we would receive the inheritance as sons.” (Galatians 4:4-5) …

The Monsoon

Well, it started on St. Stephen’s Day and it lasted until the sunset of Holy Innocents: a rain like I don’t ever remember experiencing in my life. Cindi tells me all told in those three days we topped 10 inches of rain. We battled water in the basement…

Christmas Eve Sermon

This was recorded at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Stockton, MN on Christmas Eve, 2015. Sermon text: Luke 2:10-11 “And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a … Continue reading Christmas Eve Sermon →. . . Read All

The Psalms. . .

Here is one of those most helpful overviews of one of the most beloved sections of Scripture, the Psalms…  Hope you enjoy it and learn something! . . . Read All
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