Concordia Journal Fall 2021

Browse the interactive model above or download this issue as a pdf, The complete catalog of again problems with the Concordia Journal (1975-present), together with the listed volumes of its predecessor Concordia Theological Monthly (1949-1974), are to be had on-line at AtlaSerials® ,Atlas). Atlas is a web based full-text number of primary faith and theology … Read more

“Everyone who is born in Christ becomes the kingdom which is no longer of the world”

Listen, everybody, Jews and Gentiles, circumcised and uncircumcised. Listen, all kings of the earth. I’m no hindrance for your rule on this international, “for my kingdom is not of this world.” Banish the groundless concern that crammed Herod the Great on listening to that Christ was once born. More merciless in his concern than in … Read more

Review: “Deeper: Real Change for Real Sinners” by means of Dane C. Ortlund – Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary

Three issues excited me about this guide. First, it offers with sanctification, a subject matter central to the Christian existence. Second, it’s in a sequence of books known as Union, which is edited by means of Michael Reeves. I reviewed one of the crucial titles on this collection prior to (Rejoice and Tremble: The Surprising … Read more

Rich Villodas – Art of Holiness

Rich Villodas was once raised up underneath the ministry of Pete Scazzero (writer of Emotionally Healthy Spirituality and different books in that very same theme), and succeeded him because the lead pastor of New Life Fellowship, a big multiracial church with greater than seventy-five international locations represented in Elmhurst, Queens. Born and raised in Brooklyn, … Read more

Advent Series

Advent starts November 28, and this yr I will be able to be publishing quick day-to-day posts that pair a visible paintings with a work of track, maximum accompanied by way of transient observation. ,I did a trial run last Advent.) The number one function is to ask religious contemplation at the season’s topics, permitting … Read more

Life Without Deep Meaning: You Are What You Like

I used to be having a dialogue with my sons about how other folks grow to be polarized round such things as motion pictures, track, books and video video games. Anything associated with client or leisure tradition can cause huge quantities of battle and hostility. It put me in thoughts of Freddie deBoer’s submit “you … Read more

Real Forgiveness | Blog & Mablog

Show Outline with Links Introduction Everyone is aware of that the Christian religion revolves across the forgiveness of sins. But as a result of there’s a gospel common sense enthusiastic about it that eludes each and every type of carnal reasoning, we should be cautious to grasp what’s in fact concerned. What is actual forgiveness? … Read more

When you are saying you are celebrating Reformation Day are not you REALLY simply celebrating Halloween?

“When you say you’re celebrating Reformation Day aren’t you REALLY just celebrating Halloween?” Answer: No. Really no longer. I’m no longer even Catholic. I do not really feel any responsibility to provide a sacrificial providing of meals to the lifeless or the saints, or the non secular forces of darkness with a view to protected … Read more

Training Our Hearts in Praise and Gratitude

“Lift up your voices to glorify the Lord as much as you can, for there is still more.” But reward is uttered via the mouth of the sensible, and its rightful proprietor teaches it. Sirach 15:10, NABRE Let us reward him the extra, since we can’t fathom him, for larger is he than all his … Read more

The Meaning of Sex: Part 4, A Love Like That

A couple of years in the past I used to be at the campus of Belmont University, a visitor speaker for his or her “Sex and Soul” week. The afternoon of my talk over with I met with a gaggle of scholars in an auditorium to take their questions on intercourse. Interestingly, numerous the questions … Read more

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Why are Americans obsessive about heading off stereotypes?

Credit: Public Domain We are all stereotypical by hook or by crook. Not most effective can we all have compatibility right into a field, however we additionally have compatibility into a number of of them. And bet what–– that is adequate! Yet, after two years within the States, I’m nonetheless surprised and grieved via Americans’ … Read more

End-of-life choices within the ICU

(Photo © TAO EDGE/iStock/Getty) Tinslee Lewis has been on lifestyles strengthen within the neonatal ICU at Cook Children’s Medical Center, Fort Worth, Texas, since her start in early 2019. Born with a unprecedented center defect that left her with continual lung illness and serious hypertension, Tinslee calls for complete respiration and cardiac strengthen. Her physicians … Read more

Christ the King: November 21

[Do you like these commentaries? You can buy them in book form: Year C is about to start, purchase it here. Don’t forget to get Feasts and Solemnities here!] This Sunday is the 34th Sunday of Ordinary Time, and as we all know, that implies it’s the Solemnity of Christ the King! This is the … Read more