A poem celebrating Martin Luther’s famous stand before the Holy Roman Emperor during the Diet of Worms on April 18, 1521.
Here are some questions Lutheran schools and congregations might ask homeschoolers.
As Christians, it’s important to remember that the Lord does not give us a spirit of fear.
We do not embrace death as encouraged by this culture of death; we find comfort in the death and resurrection of Jesus.
Martin was a career military officer, as his father before him. That’s the way it was in the 4th century in the Roman Imperial Army.
1793. 1918. 2020. Devastating diseases have been a part of the human experience since the fall of human beings into sin.
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.
After a minute or so of this, Todd asked, “Pastor, what do you think was going on?” I said, “When it’s time, it’s time. Todd, it’s time.”
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.
Christian love is defined by Christ and follows His example as confessed in 1 Corinthians 13. Christian love lives entirely for someone else.
Thoughts from the midst of the virus by Derek Lecakes. Life has changed.
Five common objections to Jesus’ resurrection and suggestions for countering them with simple explanations.