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Joseph – A Type of Christ?

I am invited to preach in worship contexts in several different places, at least now and then. Here is my most recent sermon from Genesis 37 given at Lutheran Church of the Master in Carol Stream, August 3, 2014. All … Continue reading

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A Young Artist – Soul and Christ-centered Faith

Steve Slagg, a good friend whose friendship I cherish, did a lot to help me launch some of my newer social media and online development. He is a fellow Wheaton graduate but young enough to be my youngest son. He … Continue reading

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Today’s Post – Revisions Being Made

I had several historical and factual errors in my post made earlier today about Westminster Seminary. I am presently correcting these errors and will repost this blog (Part Three) later today. Bear with me while I try to make sure … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Bad Analogies

So, do you think it is easy to express the doctrine of the trinity faithfully and clearly? Think again. And laugh just a little as you watch and listen to some intelligent theological humor.

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Must the Reformation Wars Continue? (Twenty-One)

It should be born in mind that the goal of the Lutheran dialogues with the Catholic Church is full visible communion. Recent changes in the larger Lutheran Church regarding sexuality and marriage have challenged this process but the partners continue … Continue reading

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Understanding Pope Francis – Some Lutheran Humor

Earlier today I shared a video clip (here) from a Lutheran source. It was satirical about Pope Francis. I took this video down after a friend I deeply love challenged me that it was offensive to some viewers and that … Continue reading

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Must the Reformation Wars Continue? (Seventeen)

The Joint Declaration (1999) says, in section 4:6, in a part of the document called “The Assurance of Salvation” the following (italics are all mine): Catholics can share the concern of the Reformers to ground faith in the objective reality … Continue reading

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Must the Reformation Wars Continue? (Sixteen)

Could it really be true that Rome misunderstood the Reformers teaching on grace and faith in what they wrote at the Council of Trent? One evangelical respondent to the blog that sparked my initial interest in preparing this series of posts … Continue reading

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Must the Reformation Wars Continue (Fourteen)

Latin America evangelist Luis Palau is a good friend of Pope Francis. Here he reveals openly what he knows about his brother and this pope’s strong commitment to the gospel. This interview, done in the summer of 2013 after the pope’s … Continue reading

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Center Quest – An Ecumenical Hub

My friend Wil Hernandez is doing an outstanding work of mentoring leaders. His Center Quest mission is well worth your consideration if you are looking for an excellent place to receive ecumenical training in Christian leadership. You can see his … Continue reading

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