Monthly Archives: July 2008

Public Doctrine

Much fanfare was made when in 2001 when the LCMS in convention affirmed “The book The Voice of our Church on the Question of Church and Ministry, by Dr. C.F.W. Walther…as the definitive statement under Holy Scripture and the Lutheran … Continue reading

Posted in For Anyone who dares, LCMS 2007 Convention

Bonheoffer, Hitler, and Holocaust

The January Concordia Theological Quarterly has an article entitled “Themes of the Cruciform Life in Bonheoffer.”  Bonheoffer was executed for his participation in the plot to assassinate the one man every man thinks ought to have been: Hitler.

Posted in Ablaze, Contemporary Worship, For Anyone who dares

Cowboy Service and The Lutheran Service Book

Isn’t this a hoot?  Holy Ghost Lutheran Church, Fredericksburg, Texas (ELCA) had their annual Cowboy Service on July 6, 2008.  It begins with the leader saying, “The Lord be with y’all,” and the congregation responding, “And also with y’all.”

Posted in Contemporary Worship