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Zephaniah: An Overview
The day of the Lord is a permeating theme in Zephaniah. Zephaniah recorded God’s warning to Judah and Judah’s enemies about His coming judgment. However, God also assured Judah that on the...
Top Children’s Hymns for Advent
The celebration of the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, is fast approaching, and with it comes an abundance of music. It’s easy to bypass Advent and skip ahead to Christmas. But Advent...
What Is Church Management Software?
One of the biggest challenges churches often face is organizing their members’ information, communications, and giving. While there are many free solutions out there, utilizing a church...
Jesus Bears Our Burdens: Everyday Faith Calendar December 2023
I never had any interest in watching the 1946 James Stewart Christmas classic, It’s a Wonderful Life, until college. Many adults and teens in my life had droned on about how boring they...
Teaching the Catechism: The Lord’s Supper, Third and Fourth Sections
In this blog, we continue our exploration of the Lord's Supper from Luther's Small Catechism with the Third and Fourth Sections.
Martin Luther on Vice and Virtue
How do the concepts of vice and virtue fit into Lutheran understanding? Pastor Michael T. Fieberkorn explores how Martin Luther used the language of vice to describe sin and virtue as qualities the Ho
Digging Deeper into Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5
When I was eleven years old and in sixth grade, my mom took me to an informational meeting at church regarding Boy Scouts of America. Attendees discussed the idea of organizing, or I...
How to Get in the Christmas Season Like a Lutheran
Pastor Michael Fieberkorn shares warm Christmas blessings. His new book, Battle of the Soul: Luther Reforms Vice and Virtue, shows how God uses the Gospel to overcome unbelief in our lives - a fitting
Christmas Blessings from Author Michael Fieberkorn
Prepare your hearts and minds theologically for the celebration of our Lord's birth with Pastor Michael Fieberkorn's new book, Battle of the Soul: Luther Reforms Vice and Virtue. Gift this book to yo
Christmas blessings from Author Christopher Kennedy
"May He fill your heart with joy as we celebrate the birth of our Savior!" This Christmas greeting is from author Christopher Kennedy. Pastor Kennedy's most recent book, Jesus Said What, which provide
Christmas Blessings from Author Alfonso Espinosa
Celebrate the light of Jesus' salvation Christmas this season and beyond into our vocations of family, church, and state with Pastor Alfonso Espinosa's new book Faith that Shines in the Culture. Gift
Testimonial for Lutheran Service Book: Large Print Edition
The Lutheran Service Book: Large Print Edition gives every member of your church the ability to participate in worship. Hear from Al Benton share his experience since acquiring the Large Print hymnal.
Music of the Month: Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head
Ralph C. Schultz offers us this Appalachian folk song that proclaims the birth of Jesus. The beauty of the song is placed in an accessible setting for SAB choir with a descant for C or...
What Is the Communion of Saints?
The following explanation of the Communion of Saints is adapted from Commentary on Luther’s Catechisms: Creed.
There’s No Time Like the Christmas Present
Merry fall, y’all. Christmas starts early in the Dominican Republic. That doesn’t mean I’m a disgruntled traditionalist who boycotts Christmas music until Santa ushers in the season from...
The Stories behind Your Favorite Reformation Hymns
Why have certain hymns grown to be synonymous with the Reformation? With these excerpts from Eternal Anthems and Companion to the Hymns, you’re invited to journey through the contexts of...
Teaching the Catechism: The Lord’s Supper, First and Second Sections
We continue our series on teaching Luther’s Small Catechism to students. In this blog, we explore the First and Second Sections of the Lord’s Supper.
Haggai: An Overview
Is it safe to build the temple again? Are we going to be destroyed by another nation? The people of Judah were asking these questions during Haggai's time, and God used Haggai to reveal...
Music of the Month: Built on the Rock by Wayne L. Wold
Each movement of this five-movement partita, Built on the Rock: Partita on “Kirken den er et gammelt hus,” can be used separately at various points in a worship service, or they can be...
Lutheran Women in Mission | CPH Podcast with Eden Keefe
Lutheran Women in Mission (LWML) President Eden Keefe joins host Elizabeth Pittman on this episode of The Concordia Publishing House Podcast to discuss being a woman in mission and a woman who serves