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The online musings from pastors, theologians and laity that will help you see the world from a Lutheran perspective. 

The Existing Legal Protections of Religious Liberty

Despite concerns over a number of recent decisions by the US Supreme Court, a number of protections for religious liberty are still in place.

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The Failure of the Idol of Science

In 1755, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Lisbon, Portugal, on All Saints’ Day, terrorizing the city of 250,000. Churches were full when the first tremor struck. Many perished in collapsing churches.

Give us a blessed end

We do not often think of a funeral as the best time for reflection on the Small Catechism. However, when I conducted my first funeral as a young pastor, I was struck by just how appropriate Luther’s explanation to the Seventh Petition of the Lord’s Prayer was for just such an occasion. I not only incorporated it into my first funeral sermon but also led the congregation in a recitation of it then and at every subsequent funeral service.

Love is hard, hard work

Christian love is defined by Christ and follows His example as confessed in 1 Corinthians 13. Christian love lives entirely for someone else.

Christ’s Care in Coronavirus

Thoughts from the midst of the virus by Derek Lecakes. Life has changed.

Answering objections to the resurrection

Five common objections to Jesus’ resurrection and suggestions for countering them with simple explanations.

Read Luther’s letter about plague

Download and read Luther’s letter about the deadly plague.

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