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Monday of the Second-Last Week

Then to Him was given dominion and glory and a kingdom, That all peoples, nations, and languages should serve Him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion, Which shall not pass away, And His kingdom the one Which shall not be destroyed. (Daniel 7:14)  [ read more ]

In Reflections // November 20, 2017

Turning Up the Volume for Christ

Being a part of our Lutheran confession of faith is not a challenge, it’s a blessing. Being a college student in a world where those who are Christian are looked down upon is challenging. Many people my age have been taught the opposite and, at times, this can make it difficult to get along with them.  [ read more ]

In Articles // November 18, 2017

The Divine Service: The Creed

What do you believe? In the Divine Service we confess what we believe using the words of the Apostle’s creed. We proclaim the truths of Scripture. But, why do you believe?  [ read more ]

In Articles // November 17, 2017

The Church's One Foundation

This image of Christ and the Church has been stuck in my head for a while now. It is a wonderful image to think about- that Christ gave up the glory of heaven to come down to earth to redeem His bride, the Church, from the powers of sin, death, and the Devil.  [ read more ]

In Articles // November 15, 2017

Whose likeness and inscription is this?

It was another attempt at trapping Jesus. Let's make Jesus talk about taxes in front the Herodians (who liked them) and all the rest of the Jewish folks in the temple who hated them.  [ read more ]

In Articles // November 14, 2017

Last Day is all Good News for you! - HT Video Short

The newest HT Video Short - Last Day is all Good News for you!  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // November 14, 2017

The Letter of the Law - Gospeled Boldly #66

Don’t worry, you can still eat bacon. In this episode, Pastor Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke read about the Jerusalem Council, and the decision they reach regarding whether gentiles must observe Jewish customs to be saved.  [ read more ]

In Gospeled Boldly // November 13, 2017

Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?

The question Peter asks Jesus seems quite reasonable. Really, it is, at least from a simple, worldly perspective. How many times do I forgive someone before it's better to just cut them off out of my life?  [ read more ]

In Articles // November 13, 2017

Episode 07: Luther - Bondage of the Will

Is Luther's "Bondage of the Will" the most Lutheran of all of Luther's writings? Let's see if Pr. Riley can convince you. [ download ]  [ read more ]

In As Lutheran As It Gets // November 09, 2017

It's tough to be a god - Gospeled Boldly #65

So people think you’re from Olympus? Just another day in the life of an Apostle.  [ read more ]

In Gospeled Boldly // November 06, 2017

Three Wrong Ways to Look the Reformation (and One Right Way)

The echoes of A Mighty Fortress are still ringing from this week’s Reformation celebration in the Lutheran Church. This year was a special anniversary—500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany.  [ read more ]

In Articles // November 06, 2017

A Reformation Not Done Yet

Wait, why a Reformation article today? Did you miss it? Didn't you get the memo? We celebrated the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this past weekend, this past Halloween.  [ read more ]

In Articles // November 01, 2017