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Bishop Mark Hanson Says God Made You Gay

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Soundbite of the Week

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1 Pr. Heath Curtis on Synodical Infallibility
2 Jeff’s Rendition of “Old Missouri”
3 Pr. Will Weedon, The Value of the Historic Liturgy Winner
4 Terry Mattingly, Rand Paul and the NoZe Brotherhood Scandal

Bump music from today’s show:

Viva “Viva la Vida” by Cold Play
Telephone Line - A New World Record “Telephone Line” by Electric Light Orchestra
Why Haven't I Heard from You - Read My Mind “Why Haven’t I Heard from You?” by Reba McEntire
Vote - Struttin' My Stuff “Vote” by Jerry McCain
The “The Letter” by Joe Cocker
E-Mail “E-Mail” by Melissa Ferrick
First “First One on the Blog” by Farewell
The “The Best” by Tina Turner
Friday “Friday I’m in Love” by The Cure

Thursday, October 28, 2010


Pastor Ben Ball of St. Paul Lutheran-Brookfield, IL
Pastor Charles Henrickson of St. Matthew Lutheran-Bonne Terre, MO


Concordia: The Lutheran Confessions

Rand Paul and the NoZe Brotherhood

Terry Mattingly of Scripps Howard News Service

Terry Mattingly On Religion
“Pop Goes Religion” by Terry Mattingly

Apparent Contradictions in the Bible: Who Moved David to Number Israel?

Dr. Andrew Steinmann of Concordia University-Chicago


Issues, Etc. Encore

Simon and Jude

Dr. Peter Scaer of Concordia Theological Seminary-Ft. Wayne, IN


Issues, Etc. Classic:
Lutheran Church Bodies in America

Dr. Ronald Feuerhahn of the Concordia Seminary-St. Louis, MO


Are Lutherans Protestant?

Bump music from today’s show:

Viva “Viva la Vida” by Cold Play
All Because of You - How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb “All Because of You” by U2
White As Snow - No Line On the Horizon “White As Snow” by U2
Down to the River to Pray - O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) “Down to the River to Pray” by Alison Krauss
Shout At the Devil - Mötley Crüe: The Greatest Hits (Deluxe Version) “Shout at the Devil” by Mötley Crüe


Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Lay “Ministers”

Pastor Heath Curtis of Trinity Lutheran-Worden, IL

Gottesdeinst Online
Download a PDF of “A Study Document Regarding Preaching and Administration of the Sacraments by Men Who Have Not Been Publicly Called to and Placed in the Office of the Ministry” by Heath Curtis and Will Weedon
Download a PDF of “The Office of the Holy Ministry” by the Departments of Systematic Theology, Concordia Seminary-St. Louis and Concordia Theological Seminary-Ft. Wayne

Sermon Review: Pastor Bill Cwirla on the Reformation

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Text of Pastor Cwirla’s Sermon

The Historical Reliability of the New Testament

Greg Koukl of Stand to Reason

Stand to Reason
“Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions” by Greg Koukl

Issues, Etc. Classic: The Reformation

Dr. Martin Noland of the Concordia Historical Institute

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Lutheran Hymnwriters: Philip Nicolai, Johann Heermann & Paul Gerhardt

Dr. Paul Grime of Concordia Theological Seminary-Ft. Wayne, IN


Love and Marriage

Pastor David Petersen of Redeemer Lutheran-Ft. Wayne, IN


mhemingwayA Preview of the Mid-term Elections

Mark Hemingway of the Washington Examiner

Mark Hemingway’s columns for the Washington Examiner

Apparent Contradictions in the Bible: The Resurrection of Jesus

Dr. Jeffrey Kloha of Concordia Seminary-St. Louis, MO


Issues, Etc. Classic: A Biography of Martin Luther

Dr. Paul Maier of Western Michigan University

Bump music from today’s show:

Viva “Viva la Vida” by Cold Play
Love “Love And Marriage” by Frank Sinatra
Chapel “Chapel of Love” by The Dixie Cups
Alive “Alive” by Pearl Jam
Ain't “Ain’t No Grave” by Johnny Cash
O “O Sacred Head Now Wounded” by The London Fox Players


Monday, October 25, 2010

Martin Luther on the Holy Spirit and the Holy Scriptures

Jonathan Mumme of the University of Tübingen


Abraham’s Heavenly Visitors

Deaconess Pam Nielsen of Concordia Publishing House

Growing in Christ

Juan Williams’ Comment about Some Muslims

Robert Spencer of Jihad Watch

Jihad Watch
“The Complete Infidel’s Guide to the Koran” by Robert Spencer

Responding to Arguments Against Scripture Alone

Ken Samples of Reasons to Believe

Reasons to Believe