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Friday, October 16, 2009

Issues, Etc. Soundbite of the Week


Issues, Etc. Blog of the Week



IE_GallagherMeasuring a Marriage Culture

Maggie Gallagher of the National Organization for Marriage


Further Resources and Reading


IE_VonhagelIgnatius of Antioch: Late 1st Century/Early 2nd Century Bishop & Martyr

Dr. Thomas Von Hagel of Concordia University Chicago


Further Resources and Reading


Listener Email & Issues, Etc. Comment Line



Wednesday, October 14, 2009

IE_schlueterThe ELCA Statement on Sexuality & the Gospel of Relationship

Rev. Paul Schlueter of St. Paul Lutheran Church-Milford Center, OHSPACE


Further Resources and Reading


IE_millsBad Books for Kids

David Mills of Touchstone magazine


Further Resources and Reading


Audio Open Lines: A Halloween Book Burning
Sponsored by a Baptist Church in North Carolina



passantinoA Global Mass Wedding Led by Rev. Sun Myung Moon & Defining a Cult

Gretchen Passantino of Answers in Action


Further Resources and Reading



Tuesday, October 13, 2009


A Recent Emergent Church Conference Called “Christianity21”

Chris Rosebrough of Fighting for the FaithSPACE


Further Resources and Reading


IE_NielsonTeaching a Sunday School Lesson: Elijah Is Taken to Heaven

Deaconess Pam Nielsen of Concordia Publishing House


Further Resources and Reading


IE_smithGA New Survey on Same-Sex Civil Unions

Greg Smith of the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life
Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse of the Ruth Institute


IE_Morse2Further Resources and Reading


IE_SamplesConspiracy Theories

Ken Samples of Reasons to Believe


Further Resources and Reading



Monday, October 12, 2009



Dr. David Scaer of Concordia Theological Seminary-Fort Wayne, INSPACE


Further Resources and Reading


IE_beckwith2Early Christianity: Christology

Dr. Carl Beckwith of Beeson Divinity School


Further Resources and Reading


IE_SpriggPresident Obama’s Address to a Gay Rights Group, a Pro-Gay Rally in Washington, a Hate Crimes Bill Passed by the U.S. House & a Pew Forum Poll on Same-Sex Civil Unions

Peter Sprigg of the Family Research Council


Further Resources and Reading


A Saint Michael & All Angels Sermon Preached by Rev. Matt Harrison




The Issues, Etc. Books of the Month

The Issues, Etc. Books of the Month

The Lutheran Study Bible

Treasury of Daily Prayer

He Was Crucified

Mission from the Cross

Sacred Head Now Wounded

The Spirituality of the Cross

Starck’s Prayer Book

Concordia Popular Commentary: Revelation

The Works of His Hands

Law & Gospel

Luther’s Works: Volume 69

God Grant It

Concordia: The Lutheran Confessions

The Lutheran Difference

The Old Testament Collection

The Shepherd’s Shook in Their Shoes

Lutheran Spirituality

Natural Law

Faith Alive Student Bible

The Lutheran Difference

In the Beginning God

The Story Bible

The Christian’s Mission

Behold the Lamb: An Introduction to Christian Symbolism

Concordia’s Complete Bible Handbook for Students

Luther: Echoes of the Hammer

Witness, Mercy, Life Together

A Year with the Church Fathers

The Problem of Suffering: A Father’s Hope

Pastors and Elders: Caring for the Church and One Another

My First Hymnal

The Church from Age to Age: A History from Galilee to Global Christianity

Holding Up the Prophet’s Hand: Supporting Church Workers

Ordering Our Days in His Peace: An Introduction to the Christian Church Year

Faith and Act: The Survival of Medieval Ceremonies in the Lutheran Reformation

One Word, Many Writings: A Study of the Origins of Religious Writings

The Apocrypha: The Lutheran Edition with Notes

Broken: 7 “Christian” Rules That Every Christian Ought to Break as Often as Possible

O Holy Night, Arch Book

A Simple Way to Pray

Restore the Roar! Lenten Devotions for Lent and Easter from Amos

Lutheranism 101: The Lord’s Supper

The American Muhammad: Joseph Smith, Founder of Mormonism

Lutheranism 101: Holy Baptism

What They Need to Hear: Sharing Christ with Family and Friends

Divine Kingdom Holy Order: The Political Writings of Martin Luther

Concordia Commentary: Romans 1-8

5 Things You Can Do to Appreciate Science and Love the Bible

The Mother of the Reformation: The Amazing Life and Story of Katharine Luther

5 Things You Can Do to Live a Jesus-Centered Life

When Was Jesus Really Born?

5 Things You Can Do to Witness Christ

How Can I Help? God’s Calling for Kids

Your Marriage by God’s Design

Making the Case for Christianity

I Am Not Afraid

Hello! My Name Is Single

The Best Loved Parables of Jesus

Lutheran Bible Companion

Concordia Commentary on Galatians

House of Living Stones

The Songs of Christmas

Concordia Psalter

Small Catechism Giant Poster

Frederick the Wise


Concordia Commentary Ephesians

Lutheran Service Book: Ebook Edition

Big Book of New Testament Questions and Answers

Standing Firm

Martin Luther Day by Day

The Choir Immortal

O Bethlehem

AFRAID: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare in America

Concordia Commentary John 1:1-7:1

Teaching the Faith at Home

The Executioner’s Redemption

Being Lutheran

Sexual Morality in a Christless World

Has American Christianity Failed?

Celebrating the Saints

Called to Vote

The Christmas Connection

Ethics of Sex: From Taboo to Delight

Hallmarks of Lutheran Identity

Man Up! The Quest for Masculinity

From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C.S. Lewis

Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up?: 12 False Christs

Concordia Commentary on Hebrews

The Harvest Raise

Connected to Christ: Why Membership Matters

The Reformation

Luther’s Small Catechism with Explanation, 2017 Edition

The Baby King

Thank, Praise, Serve and Obey: Recover the Joys of Piety

The Gates of Hell: Confessing Christ in a Hostile World

Embracing Godly Character

Demystifying the Proverbs 31 Woman

Echo: Unbroken Truth Worth Repeating. Again.

Religion on Trial

Faith That Sees Through the Culture

Luther’s Small Catechism, Visual Edition