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Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

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Sacraments & The Incarnation embed
Rev. Mark Nuckols of St. Paul Lutheran Church-Austin, TX


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First Century Jewish Historian Flavius Josephus embed
Dr. Ben Witherington of Asbury Theological Seminary


Further Resources & Reading:

download Dr. Ben Witherington's Blog


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Eternal Punishment embed
Dr. Louis Brighton of Concordia Seminary-St. Louis, MO


Further Resources & Reading:

download Jesus & The Wrath of God by Dr. David Scaer

download Hell: The Very Idea of It by Dr. Mike Horton

download The Hermeneutics of Annihilationism by Dr. Robert Peterson


 

Monday, March 30th, 2009

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Equipping Pro-Life Christians: Clarifying the Debate embed
Scott Klusendorf of Life Training Institute


Further Resources & Reading:

download "The Case for Life: Equipping Christians to Engage the Culture" by Scott Klusendorf


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green saleska President Obama's Nominee to Head the White House Office of Legal Counsel embed
Marjorie Dannensfelser of the Susan B. Anthony List

Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for the Susan B. Anthony List


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A New Report on Human Sexuality Issued by a Task Force of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Dr. James Nestingen of Luther Seminary
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The Flooding in North Dakota embed
Rev. Carlos Hernandez of LCMS World Relief


Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for LCMS World Relief




 

Week of March 23rd to March 27th

Vote Ahead of Time for Issues, Etc.™ Soundbite of the Week

Soundbite 1 - Dr. John Mark Reynolds on “Is Rush Limbaugh's Worldview Christian?”
Soundbite 2 - Pastor Mark Nuckols on “We Believe the Same Thing; We Just Express It Differently”
Soundbite 3 - Wesley Smith on “The Editorial Double Standard on Medical Autonomy”
Soundbite 4 - Dr. Leon Kass on “President Obama Turns His Back on Ethical Stem Cell Research”

Email your vote to talkback@issuesetc.org


Friday, March 27th, 2009

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download Cyberbrethren

download Cyberstones


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Planned Parenthood Award Given to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Notre Dame Inviting President Obama to Give the Commencement Speech & Privatizing Marriage embed
Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse of the Ruth Institute


Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for the Ruth Institute


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Worldviews: Islam embed
Dr. Ken Samples of Reasons to Believe


Further Resources & Reading:

download "World of Difference, A: Putting Christian Truth-Claims to the Worldview Test"
by Ken Samples



 

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

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The Augsburg Confession: Baptism embed

Rev. Michael Kumm of
Trinity Lutheran Church-Millstadt, IL

Rev. Brian Holle of
Messiah Lutheran Church-Lebanon, IL


Rev. Keith GeRue of
Trinity Lutheran Church-Girard, IL


Further Resources & Reading:

download The Augsburg Confession: Baptism

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Comments Made by Pope Benedict About Condoms & the AIDS Crisis in Africaembed
Colleen Carroll Campbell of the Ethics and Public Policy Center

Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for Colleen Carroll Campbell


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Worldviews: Eastern Mysticism embed
Dr. Ken Samples of Reasons to Believe


Further Resources & Reading:

download "World of Difference, A: Putting Christian Truth-Claims to the Worldview Test"
by Ken Samples



 

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

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Gospel Reductionism embed
Rev. Scott Murray of Memorial Lutheran Church-Houston, TX


Further Resources & Reading:

download "Law, Life, and the Living God" by Rev. Scott Murray


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The Bible & Homosexuality embed
Dr. Robert Gagnon of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Further Resources & Reading:

download "The Bible and Homosexual Practice: Texts and Hermeneutics" by Dr. Robert Gagnon

download Website for Dr. Robert Gagnon


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Press Conference Statements Made by President Obama About Embryonic Stem Cell Research
Dr. Leon Kass of the University of Chicago
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The Annunciation of Our Lord embed
Dr. Peter Scaer of Concordia Theological Seminary-Fort Wayne, IN


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Worldviews: Postmodernism embed
Dr. Ken Samples of Reasons to Believe


Further Resources & Reading:

download "World of Difference, A: Putting Christian Truth-Claims to the Worldview Test"
by Ken Samples





Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

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The Catechumenate embed
Dr. Kent Burreson of Concordia Seminary-St. Louis, MO


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Lutheranism & The Charismatic Movement embed
Dr. David Scaer of Concordia Theological Seminary-Fort Wayne, IN


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Futile Care Theory embed
Wesley Smith of the Discovery Institute


Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for Wesley Smith


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Worldviews: Naturalism embed
Dr. Ken Samples of Reasons to Believe


Further Resources & Reading:

download "World of Difference, A: Putting Christian Truth-Claims to the Worldview Test"
by Ken Samples






Monday, March 23rd, 2009

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Rush Limbaugh's Worldview embed
Dr. John Mark Reynolds of Biola University


Further Resources & Reading:

download Rush Gave a Bad Speech by Dr. John Mark Reynolds

download Rush Limbaugh: Conservative Leader?


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Kathy Sass of the Catholic Diocese of Springfield

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Worldviews: The Christian Worldview embed
Dr. Ken Samples of Reasons to Believe


Further Resources & Reading:

download "World of Difference, A: Putting Christian Truth-Claims to the Worldview Test"
by Ken Samples


 

Week of March 16th to March 20th


Friday, March 20th, 2009

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download Confessional Gadfly

download StarboCho


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Church Leaders Responding to Pornography embed
Tim Townsend Religion Editor for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch


Further Resources & Reading:

download Porn, an old moral threat, finds new ways to worry pastors by Tim Townsend


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The Impact of Christianity on Civilization: Art, Architecture, Music and Literatureembed
Dr. Alvin Schmidt of Illinois College


Further Resources & Reading:

download The Sanctification of Human Life by Dr. Alvin Schmidt




Thursday, March 19th, 2009

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The Augsburg Confession: The Church embed

Rev. Wil Weedon
St. Paul Lutheran Church-Hamel, IL

Rev. Jeff Hemmer
Hope Lutheran Church-Jerseyville, IL


Rev. Mark Nuckols of
St. Paul Lutheran Church-Austin, TX


Further Resources & Reading:

download The Augsburg Confession: The Church

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Joseph: The Guardian of Jesusembed
Dr. Peter Scaer of Concordia Theological Seminary-Fort Wayne, IN


Further Resources & Reading:

download A Sermon about Joseph by Rev. Wil Weedon


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The Impact of Christianity on Civilization: Liberty, Justice & Slavery embed
Dr. Alvin Schmidt of Illinois College


Further Resources & Reading:

download The Sanctification of Human Life by Dr. Alvin Schmidt

 


 

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

green The One-Year Anniversary of Todd & Jeff's Termination from KFUOembed

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Recent Statements Made by Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput about Pro-Choice Catholic Lawmakers & The New White House Council on Women embed
Colleen Carroll Campbell of the Ethics and Public Policy Center

Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for Colleen Carroll Campbell


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The Impact of Christianity on Civilization: Education, Labor & Economic Freedom & Science
Dr. Alvin Schmidt of Illinois College
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Further Resources & Reading:

download The Sanctification of Human Life by Dr. Alvin Schmidt



Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

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Pope Benedict on Condoms & AIDS & The Importance of Fatherhood embed
Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse of the Ruth Institute


Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for the Ruth Institute


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The Active & Passive Obedience of Christ embed
Dr. Rod Rosenbladt of The White Horse Inn


Further Resources & Reading:

download Christ Alone & the Pastor by Dr. Rod Rosenbaldt

download New Reformation Press

download St. Louis Spring Theology Conference


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The Impact of Christianity on Charity, Compassion & Health Careembed
Dr. Alvin Schmidt of Illinois College


Further Resources & Reading:

download The Sanctification of Human Life by Dr. Alvin Schmidt


 

Monday, March 16th, 2009

 

green Audio Open Lines: An Interview with the Widow of a Slain Pastor's Wife, Giving Up Texting for Lent & Faith During Tough Economic Timesembed

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Saint Patrick embed
Rev. Wil Weedon of St. Paul Lutheran Church-Hamel, IL


Further Resources & Reading:

download Patrick, Missionary to Ireland by Rev. Wil Weedon


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The Impact of Christianity on Civilization: Human Life, Sex, Marriage & Status of Women
Dr. Alvin Schmidt of Illinois College
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Further Resources & Reading:

download The Sanctification of Human Life by Dr. Alvin Schmidt




Week of March 9th to March 13th

Friday, March 13th, 2009

 

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Sexting embed
Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse of the Ruth Institute


Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for the Ruth Institute


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Dr. Albert Mohler of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Further Resources & Reading:

download Dr. Albert Mohler's Website


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Scripture Aloneembed
Rev. Steven Parks of University Hills Lutheran Church-Denver, CO


Further Resources & Reading:

download A Defense of Sola Scriptura by James Kiefer

download The "Lutheran" Solas in the Fathers of the Church by Rev. Wil Weedon


Thursday, March 12th, 2009

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The Augsburg Confession: New Obedience embed

Rev. Bruce Ley of Holy Cross
Lutheran Church-Albany, OR

Rev. Kirk Clayton
Zion Lutheran Church-Mascoutah, IL


Rev. Randy Asburry
Hope Lutheran Church-St. Louis, MO


Further Resources & Reading:

download The Augsburg Confession: New Obedience

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Movies & Spirituality & Spiritual Care for Pastors embed
Terry Mattingly of Scripps Howard News Service


Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for Terry Mattingly


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A New Survey on American Religious Lifeembed
Colleen Carroll Campbell of the Ethics and Public Policy Center

Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for Colleen Carroll Campbell


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A St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial on Federal Funding of Embryonic Stem Cell Research embed
Wesley Smith of the Discovery Institute


Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for Wesley Smith

 



Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

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Transforming Churches Network embed
Lutheran Historian Dr. Martin Noland


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Victory & The Pro-Life Movement embed
Dr. James Lamb of Lutherans of Life


Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for Lutherans for Life


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A Vote by the Somali Cabinet to Make Islam the Basis of the Country's Legal System embed
Dr. Srdj Trifkovic of the Rockford Institute


Further Resources & Reading:

download "Defeating Jihad" by Dr. Srdja Trifkovic


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The Dalai Lama & Buddhism embed
Gretchen Passantino of Answers in Action


Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for Answers in Action

 


 

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

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A "Living" Constitution embed
Dr. Bradley Watson of Saint Vincent College


Further Resources & Reading:

download "Living Constitution, Dying Faith" by Dr. Bradley Watson


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The Future of American Evangelicalism embed
Michael Spencer of InternetMonk.Com


Further Resources & Reading:

download The Coming Evangelical Collapse by Michael Spencer


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President Obama's Decision to Allow Federal Funding of Embryonic Stem Cell Research embed
Dr. Gilbert Meilaender of Valparaiso University


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An Ash Wednesday Sermon Preached by Rev. George Borghardtembed
of St. Mark Lutheran Church-Conroe, TX


Further Resources & Reading:

download Text of Rev. George Borghardt's Sermon


 

Monday, March 9th, 2009

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Proposition 8 & Backlash Against Gay Rightsembed
Mollie Ziegler Hemingway of Christianity Today


Further Resources & Reading:

download California's Temper Tantrum by Mollie Ziegler Hemingway


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President Obama's Announcement of Federal Funding for Embryonic Stem Cell Research embed
Dr. Robert George of Princeton University


Further Resources & Reading:

download “Embryo: A Defense of Human Life” by Robert George & Christopher Tollefsen


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Preaching Christ embed
Rev. Ken Jones of The White Horse Inn


Further Resources & Reading:

download St. Louis Spring Theology Conference


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The Theology of the Cross & The Killing of an Illinois Pastor at a Church Services
Rev. Matt Harrison of LCMS World Relief
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Further Resources & Reading:

download Why Do Bad Things Happen?: A Broadcast Transcript with Rev. Matt Harrison


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President Obama's Announcement of Federal Funding for Embryonic Stem Cell Research
Dr. David Prentice of the Family Research Council
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Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for the Family Research Council


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A New Survey on American Religious Lifeembed
Mark Silk of Trinity College Program on Public Values



Week of March 2nd to March 6th

Friday, March 6th, 2009

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download Straight Schlueter

download Blogosphere Underground


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The Freedom of Choice Act & Catholic Hospitalsembed
Richard Doerflinger of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops


Further Resources & Reading:

download Could St. Louis Lose Its Catholic Hospitals Under New Federal Abortion Legislation? by Tim Townsend


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A New Breakthrough in Adult Stem Cell Researchembed
Dr. William Hurlbut of Stanford University


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Is There a Gay Gene? embed
Dr. Donald Calbreath of Whitworth University




Thursday, March 5th, 2009

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The Augsburg Confession: The Ministry embed

Rev. James Woelmer of
Faith Lutheran Church-Plano, TX

Rev. Fred Baue of
Bethany Lutheran Church-Fairview Heights, IL


Rev. Charles Henrickson of
St. Matthew Lutheran Church-Bonne Terre, MO


Further Resources & Reading:

download The Augsburg Confession: The Ministry

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Pam Fichter of Missouri Right to Life

download Website for Missouri Right to Life


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The Nation of Islam's Saviour's Day embed
Poray Casimier Author "Islamic Imposters"


Further Resources & Reading:

download "Islamic Imposters" by Poray Casimier


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The California Supreme Court & Prop 8 embed
Andy Pugno of Yes on 8

 


Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

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The Bible & Homosexuality embed
Dr. Robert Gagnon of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Further Resources & Reading:

download "The Bible and Homosexual Practice" by Dr. Robert Gagnon

download Website for Dr. Robert Gagnon



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Are Denominational Positions on Abortion Changing?embed
Dennis Di Mauro Author "A Love for Life"


Further Resources & Reading:

download "A Love for Life" by Dennis Di Mauro


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Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

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President Gerald Kieschnick's Blue Ribbon Task Force on Synod Structure and Governance
Dr. Ken Schurb of Zion Lutheran Church-Moberly, MO
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Further Resources & Reading:


download Quotes on Missouri Synod Polity by Dr. Wilhelm Oesch

download A 1998 Address by President A.L. Barry to a District Task

download Summary of "The District-Synod Relations of the LCMS in Historical Perspective": A Repot to the Synodical Survey Commission by August R. Suelflow, 1960-1961 Summary by Dr. Ken Schurb

download Blue Ribbon Task Force for Funding the Mission Report

download President Kieschnick's Blue Ribbon Task Force on Synod Structure and Governance


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A Suit Filed by Gay Rights Advocates Against the Defense of Marriage Actembed
Dr. Chris Gacek of the Family Research Council

Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for the Family Research Council


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President Obama's Nominee for Health and Human Services Secretary, A Rise in Teen Pregnancy Rates & Designer Babiesembed
Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse of the Ruth Institute


Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for the Ruth Institute


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Monday, March 2nd, 2009

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Family-Friendly Governmental Policies embed
Dr. Allan Carlson of the Howard Center for Family, Religion & Society


Further Resources & Reading:

download Website for the Howard Center


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Rev. Jared Melius of Mount Zion Lutheran Church-Denver, CO

download The Seven Most Popular Myths About Death by Rev. Jaried Melius


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Biblical Inerrancy & American Evangelicalism embed
Dr. G. K. Beale of Wheaton College


Further Resources & Reading:

download "The Erosion of Inerrancy in American Evangelicalism" by Dr. G.K. Beale




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