The Conclave Regroups

A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver.

The Pastor's Marriage

Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife.


Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ.

A Pastor's Public Life

While a pastor cannot avoid the public life, he finds his strength for it in Christ.

The Chrysostom of American Lutheranism: The Life and Impact of Walter A. Maier

Walter A Maier not only impacted the Missouri Synod, but also the whole world through his radio broadcasts.

Canon, Time, and the Messiah

Join us for a wide ranging conversation with Dr. Andrew Steinmann on issues like the Old Testament canon, time, and the golden thread of Genesis.

The Idols of Canaan

You shall not plant any tree as an Asherah beside the altar of the LORD your God that you shall make. And you shall not set up a pillar, which the LORD your God hates.

A Pastor's Private Life

A pastor may be a public man, but he must carry out his office in private first.

The Storm Breaks: The Breakup of the Synodical Conference

While issues of fellowship led to the breakup of the Synodical Conference, other issues were fermenting under the surface.

Let My People Go

Cleanse out the old leaven that you may be a new lump, as you really are unleavened. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed.

The Council of Ephesus

Calling Mary the Mother of God isn't so much a question of who Mary is, but a confession of who Christ is.

The Gathering Storm: The Breakup of the Synodical Conference

The storm which burst in 1967 had been gathering for many years.


Erasmus Sarcerius: Comfort for the Sick

Erasmus Sarcerius offers consolation to the sick.

The Cross and Human Wisdom

Erasmus Sarcerius considers the example of the disciples in the relationship between reason and the cross.

Lent Midweek Sermon Series: 1 Peter 5

In light of coming persecution for the saints in Asia minor,…

Erasmus Sarcerius: On Visiting the Sick

A 16th Century Lutheran Pastor writes about pastoral care for the sick.

Lent Midweek Sermon Series: 1 Peter 4

A seed planted in Chapter 1 grows up and bears fruit in Chapter…

Your Holy One Will Not See Corruption (Psalm 16)

We have no reason to fear anything in this world, because Christ reigns triumphant at the right hand of God, exalted above all earthly things.

Lent Midweek Sermon Series: 1 Peter 3

Chapter 3 begins in the middle of the section which started…

Third Sunday in Lent: Luke 11:14-28

Blessed rather are those who hear the Word of God and keep it!

Lent Midweek Sermon Series: 1 Peter 2

Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.

Second Sunday in Lent: Matthew 15:21-28

I have been found by those who did not seek me; I have shown myself to those who did not ask for me.

The Way of Righteousness (Psalm 15)

LORD, who shall sojourn in your tent? Who shall dwell on your holy mountain?

Lent Midweek Sermon Series: 1 Peter 1

There is a time to rejoice in God’s abundant earthly blessings. …