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The Current State of Marriage in America

Dr. Brad Wilcox of the University of Virginia


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“State of Our Unions 2010: When Marriage Disappears” by Dr. Brad Wilcox
The National Marriage Project
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A Review of Marcus Borg’s Book, “Putting Away Childish Things”

Dr. Craig Hazen of Biola University


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“Five Sacred Crossings” by Craig Hazen
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Bump music from today’s show:

Viva “Viva la Vida” by Cold Play
Sinful Heart - Rockin' With Wanda “Sinful Heart” by Wanda Jackson
Natural Born Sinner - Something Different “Natural Born Sinner” by Throckmorton
I Fought the Law - The Essential Clash “I Fought the Law” by The Clash
Repent - Cornerstone “Repent” by Jason Mighty
Good News - Deep Enough to Dream “Good News” by Chris Rice
Jesus - Steel Witness “Jesus” by Charlie Daniels Band

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

A New Pew Research Center Survey on Islam in Politics

Robert Spencer of Jihad Watch

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

Pastor Peter Berg of St. Peter’s Lutheran-Chicago, IL


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Gottisidenst: The Journal of Lutheran Liturgy
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The Advent Hymn “Creator of the Stars of Night”

Pastor Will Weedon of St. Paul Lutheran-Hamel, IL


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The Text of “Creator of the Stars of Night”
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Bump music from today’s show:

Viva “Viva la Vida” by Cold Play
Call and Answer - Stunt “Call and Answer” by Barenaked Ladies
Call Me - Now That's What I Call the 80s “Call Me” by Blondie
Creator of the Stars of Night (Hymn) - What Sweeter Music: Music from Advent to Epiphany “Creator of the Stars of Night” by the Choir of Christ’s Church of St. Laurence

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

The Sources of Contemporary Church Music

Mark Eischer, Producer of “The Lutheran Hour”


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Sermon Review: Pastor David Petersen on
The Healing of the Woman with a Hemorrhage

Audio Open Lines


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Download a PDF of the text of Pastor Petersen’s Sermon
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An Update on the Federal Legal Challenge to California’s Prop. 8

Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse of the Ruth Institute


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Website for The Ruth Institute

Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse’s Blog

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Saint Ambrose of Milan

Pastor David Jay Webber of Redeemer Lutheran Church-Scottsdale, AZ


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Pastor David Jay Webber’s blog
“Ambrose of Milan: The Pastoral Doctor” by David Jay Webber
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Monday, December 6, 2010

Ministry to Youth, Part 1: The Need for Theology

Dr. John Oberdeck of Concordia University-Wisconsin


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“Eutychus Youth: Applied Theology for Youth Ministry in the 21st Century” by John Oberdeck
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The Birth of John the Baptist

Deaconess Pam Nielsen of Concordia Publishing House


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Growing in Christ
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Saint Nicholas

Pastor Will Weedon of St. Paul Lutheran-Hamel, IL


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“Commemoration of Nicholas of Myra” by Will Weedon
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Neo-Paganism

Gretchen Passantino Coburn of Answers in Action


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Answers in Action
The Lutheran Study Bible
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Friday, December 3, 2010

Listener Email & Issues, Etc. Comment Line

Audio Open Lines


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Blog of the Week

Open Lines


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Jeff’s Pick: Hemmersphere
Todd’s Pick: Esgetology
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Media Coverage of an Abortionist Who Wants
to Adopt & 2,000 Dead Fetuses in Thailand

Sarah Pulliam Bailey of GetReligion.org


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GetReligion.org

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St. John of Damascus

Dr. Bill Weinrich of Concordia Theological Seminary-Ft. Wayne, IN


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Soundbite of the Week

Audio Open Lines


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1 Pr. Erik Rottmann, The Struggle with Sin & the Resurrection
2 Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, “Marriage” according to Gay Marriage Advocates
3 A Montage on “God Made Me Drop It”
4 Pr. Joel Baseley, Is Repentance a Buzz-Kill? Winner
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Bump music from today’s show:

Viva “Viva la Vida” by Cold Play
Call and Answer - Stunt “Call and Answer” by Barenaked Ladies
Message In a Bottle - The Police (Remastered) “Message in a Bottle” by The Police
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down (And Write Myself a Letter) - The Very Best of Nat King Cole “Write Myself a Letter” by Nat King Cole
Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Crimes of Passion “Hit Me with Your Best Shot” by Pat Benatar
In Your Letter - Hi Infidelity “In Your Letter” by REO Speedwagon
First “First One on the Blog” by Farewell
The “The Best” by Tina Turner
Friday “Friday I’m in Love” by The Cure

Thursday, December 2, 2010

The Smalcald Articles: The Mass, Cloisters & the Papacy

Pastor Charles Lehmann of St. John Lutheran-Accident, MD
Pastor Randy Asburry of Hope Lutheran-St. Louis, MO

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Concordia: The Lutheran Confessions
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