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  • The Internet and the Church: In It, Not of It

    The Internet and the Church: In It, Not of It

    “I think [social media] is evil,” a friend told me this morning. I don’t think this is an uncommon view, especially with the people I typically spend time around. Pastors and parishioners...

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  • Digging Deeper into Scripture: Malachi 4:1–6

    Digging Deeper into Scripture: Malachi 4:1–6

    There is a danger to adopting an attitude toward the end of the world that falls at one extreme or the other. One person may be so unconcerned about the return of Jesus Christ, allowing...

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  • Downloadable Sheet Music for Christmas

    Downloadable Sheet Music for Christmas

    Rejoice! Rejoice! The Christmas season is approaching, and these wonderful settings are a perfect addition to your plans. Take a look at the variety below and browse hundreds of other...

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  • Music of the Month: Advent with Minimum Pedal

    Music of the Month: Advent with Minimum Pedal

    Edwin T. Childs adds to his series of settings for minimum pedal, providing a collection of hymn tunes for the season of Advent in Advent with Minimum Pedal. These inventive preludes are...

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  • Understanding Justification by Grace Alone through Faith Alone

    Understanding Justification by Grace Alone through Faith Alone

    Justification by grace alone through faith alone is a core Lutheran belief, but what does this really mean? Breaking this up into three parts makes it easier to understand: the great...

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  • Has American Christianity Failed? | Part 2 | CPH Podcast with Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller26:26

    Has American Christianity Failed? | Part 2 | CPH Podcast with Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller

    Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller rejoins host Elizabeth Pittman for the second part of a two-part series to answer a big question: Has American Christianity failed? The pair dive into the why behind American

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  • Digital Citizenship in Church Work: An Interview with Trevor Sutton

    Digital Citizenship in Church Work: An Interview with Trevor Sutton

    Digital technology is a part of daily life and our collective life together. I sat down via Zoom with Rev. Trevor Sutton, a pastor, speaker, and coauthor of Redeeming Technology: A...

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  • The Story That Inspired “Thy Strong Word”

    The Story That Inspired “Thy Strong Word”

     “Thy Strong Word” is a Reformation Day favorite for many churches. Composed for a special purpose, the lyrics were based on the Concordia Seminary motto, “Light from above.” Read on for...

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  • Carrying Our Burdens: November 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Carrying Our Burdens: November 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    What burdens are you carrying right now? Are you . . . Anxious? Tired? Uncertain?

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  • Has American Christianity Failed? | Part 1 | CPH Podcast with Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller27:44

    Has American Christianity Failed? | Part 1 | CPH Podcast with Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller

    Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller joins host Elizabeth Pittman for the first part of a two-part series to answer a big question: Has American Christianity failed? Bryan discusses different ideas surrounding th

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  • Understanding the Book of Lamentations

    Understanding the Book of Lamentations

    The Book of Lamentations is often skipped over. But it reveals a lot about God’s love and faithfulness. The following was adapted from the Lutheran Bible Companion, Volume 1: Introduction...

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  • The Musical Heritage of the Lutheran Church

    The Musical Heritage of the Lutheran Church

    With the celebration of the Reformation rapidly approaching at the end of October, I have been contemplating and admiring the role of music in the Lutheran Church. Music played a...

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  • The Lutheran Study Bible | Friday Favorites0:39

    The Lutheran Study Bible | Friday Favorites

    With the Lutheran Study Bible you can go deeper into study with references, translation notes, study notes, and more right there with the Biblical text. https://www.cph.org/c-2885-the-lutheran-study-

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  • Digging Deeper into Scripture: Luke 18:1–8

    Digging Deeper into Scripture: Luke 18:1–8

    Luke 18:1–8 is a parable that the Lord uses to encourage His disciples to pray persistently.

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  • Downloadable Sheet Music for Advent

    Downloadable Sheet Music for Advent

    Advent is a season of preparation and repentance as we anticipate the coming of our Lord and Savior. Help your congregation prepare with these five Advent settings for choral, organ, and...

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  • How to Pick the Right Church Management Software

    How to Pick the Right Church Management Software

    There’s a good chance that “How to Pick the Right Church Management Software” wasn’t a class you or your pastor took in college or seminary. Every church has its own unique needs, so every...

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  • LSB Companion to the Services | CPH Podcast with Rev. Dr. Paul Grime35:16

    LSB Companion to the Services | CPH Podcast with Rev. Dr. Paul Grime

    In this episode of The Concordia Publishing House Podcast, Rev. Dr. Paul Grime talks about the Lutheran Service Book: Companion to the Services and the history of the Divine Ser vice. Check out more c

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  • Opportunities in Lutheran Education | Lutheran Life Issue 322

    Opportunities in Lutheran Education | Lutheran Life Issue 322

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  • 5 Books to Dive Deeper into Lutheran Theology0:28

    5 Books to Dive Deeper into Lutheran Theology

    Curious about the Lutheran Faith? These five books can help you better understand what Lutherans believe, teach, and confess. 1. Grace, Faith, Scripture: Portrait of a Lutheran by Dan Paavola 2. Fait

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  • Music of the Month: “God Is Our Refuge and Strength”

    Music of the Month: “God Is Our Refuge and Strength”

    Composed for Concordia University Chicago’s celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, this setting for two-part voices and piano is characterized by soaring vocal lines and...

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