The Gospel: Trick or Treat?

The day is finally here! Today marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation! Unfortunately, Reformation Day also falls on the same day as Halloween, so it gets overshadowed every year. Whilst we Lutherans remember the heart of the Reformation on this day as being justification by faith, kids are running around in their costumes, knocking […]

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Luther’s Search for Certainty

Today is Reformation Sunday where we observe Reformation Day on October 31st. Leading up to Reformation Day, there has been many gatherings—conventions, symposiums, etc.—focusing on Reformation themes with all sorts of German beer, bratwursts, and other good German food varieties. This Reformation Sunday probably follows more German beer and food! For the past year there has been […]

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Jesus, Baptism, and Immersion

This article was originally posted as a note on my Facebook. But I felt it was an important topic that is often discussed in theological discourse. This article concerns the concept of Immersion in regard to Baptism. There exists within the world people who insist that Immersion—being fully submerged in water—is the only way people are […]

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