Evans, Dean of the School of Christian Thought at Houston Baptist University,
spells out the reliability of the New Testament manuscripts.
Show date 1/18/21 Click here to listen
Johnson, author of the book Darwin on Trial, discusses naturalism.
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Maier, Professor Emeritus of Ancient History at Western Michigan University,
looks at the historicity of Christianity.
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Menuge of Concordia University–Wisconsin answers the argument that Christianity
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Menuge, author of Agents Under Fire: Materialism and the Rationality of
Science, answers philosophical objections to Christianity.
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Dr. John Warwick Montgomery, Director of the International Academy of Apologetics, Evangelism & Human Rights, answers the question “Is America a Christian Nation?” Show date 7/4/13 Click here to listen
Craig Parton, author of the book The Defense Never Rests: A Lawyer’s Quest
for the Gospel, discusses Christian apologetics.
Show date 5/16/11 Click here to listen
Rosebrough of Kongsvinger Lutheran Church in Oslo, Minnesota, takes a critical
look at vision-casting leaders in the Church.
Show date 4/18/17 Click here to listen
Schmidt, Professor Emeritus at Illinois College, teaches an apologetics lesson
on sociology and the influence of neo-Marxism.
Show date 11/2/16 Click here to listen
Schmidt, author of How Christianity Changed the World, considers Western
Civilization: Is it a blessing or a curse?
Show date 2/6/18 Click here to listen
Wallace, author of Cold-Case Christianity: A Homicide Detective Investigates
the Claims of the Gospels, makes a forensic examination of the Gospel
Show date 7/1/13 Click here to listen
Rev. Dr. Kirk
Clayton, pastor of
Lutheran Church in Mascoutah, Illinois,
the Church’s call to create that which is beautiful and noble via the
performing, visual, musical, and literary arts, so that we might dwell on the
glory of God in our midst.
Show date 3/5/18 Click here to listen
George Frideric Handel’s Messiah proclaim the resurrection of Jesus
Christ? Listen to some great music as Dr. Joseph Herl, Professor of Music at
Concordia University–Nebraska, playfully exegetes Handel’s classic oratorio.
Show date 4/23/19 Click here to listen
Dr. Joseph Herl, author of Worship Wars in Early Lutheranism:
Choir, Congregation, and Three Centuries of Conflict, introduces us to the
incarnation in Handel’s Messiah.
Show date 12/27/12 Click here to listen
Leaver, Emeritus Professor of Sacred Music at Westminster Choir College of Rider
University, examines the life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Show date 7/24/15 Click here to listen
Markos of Houston Baptist University explains how to read Greek and Roman
mythology with Christian eyes.
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Menuge, Chairman of the Department of Philosophy at Concordia
University–Wisconsin, discusses the impact of Lutheran theology on the arts
and sciences in Luther’s day.
Show date 8/4/15 Click here to listen
Wessler, Minister of Music at First Lutheran Church in Boston, takes a look at
18th century composer Johann Sebastian Bach.
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Dr. Dan Zager
of Eastman School of Music surveys the life and work of 18th century
composer and Kantor Johann Sebastian Bach.
Show date 7/27/18 Click here to listen
The Christian Life
Harrison, President of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, reintroduces us to
the Biblical meaning of mercy.
Show date 6/30/09 Click here to listen
Wolfmueller introduces us to the confession of Christ through the Church year.
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Richard Stuckwisch, pastor of Emmaus Lutheran Church in South Bend, Indiana,
provides a pastoral perspective on contraception.
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Beane, pastor of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gretna, Louisiana, marks the
50th anniversary of the war on poverty and its effect on the Church’s mercy
Show date 1/9/14 Click here to listen
Rev. Dr. John
Bombaro, missionary to Latvia, considers the use of the term “passed away” in
this Issues, Etc. segment.
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Dare of Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria, Minnesota, provides an introduction
to cultural Marxism.
Show date 2/25/21 Click here to listen
Esolen, author of Out of the Ashes: Rebuilding American Culture,
discusses the decline of American culture and the restoration of truth.
Show date 2/20/17 Click here to listen
Esolen, professor at Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts, discusses the war on
Show date 10/12/20 Click here to listen
Are you Woke?
Is one of your goals to practice social justice? If so, you’ve been influenced
by the academic discipline of Critical Theory, which has broadly
influenced today’s Western political thought. Dr. Adam Francisco, Assistant
Professor of Historical Theology at Concordia University–Irvine, explains.
Show date 1/13/21 Click here to listen
Klusendorf of Life Training Institute presents a fabulous Pro-Life defense.
Show date 4-29-13 Click here to listen
Greg Koukl of
Stand to Reason speaks on the intolerance of contemporary tolerance.
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author of The Compleat Gentleman: The Modern Man's Guide to Chivalry,
introduces us to chivalry.
Show date 6-29-09 Click here to listen
Roback Morse, President and founder of the Ruth Institute, looks at feminism’s
celebration of the 40th anniversary of Ms. Magazine.
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Roback Morse, author of The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying
Lives and Why the Church Was Right All Along answers the question, “Where
has the sexual revolution gotten us?”
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Scaer of Concordia Theological Seminary offers a pastoral perspective on 40
Years of Roe v. Wade.
Show date 1/8/13 Click here to listen
Scaer, President of Allen County Right to Life, discusses the early marketing of
Show date 1/22/15 Click here to listen
Edward Veith, author of Modern Fascism: The Threat to the Judeo-Christian
Worldview, speaks on fascism.
Show date 4/23/15 Click here to listen
Venker, author of The Alpha Female’s Guide to Men and Marriage, makes a secular
case against feminism.
Show date 5/25/15 Click here to listen
Collver, former Director of Church Relations for the Lutheran Church–Missouri
Synod, examines how the rejection of natural law and the ordination of women go
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Cwirla of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Hacienda Heights, California, explains
what it means to be simultaneously saint and sinner.
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Cwirla looks at the vocations of husbands and wives.
Show date 10/17/13 Click here to listen
Kachelmeier, author of Reading Isaiah with Luther,
discusses the bound conscience. What is
it, and to whom, or what, should it be bound?
Show date 3/23/17 Click here to listen
The late Rev.
Dr. Kurt Marquart criticizes the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of
Show date 10/26/2011 Click here to listen
Benjamin Mayes of Concordia Theological Seminary answers the questions “How can
God’s will for your life be determined?” “Can I change vocations?” He examines
how the popular way of understanding the doctrine of vocation may be misused to
bind Christian freedom on the one hand, and to give freedom where there should
be law and structure on the other, using the lens of Luther’s views on Baptism
and vocation. Highly recommended.
Show date 1/25/19 Click here to listen
Warwick Montgomery, author and editor of more than seventy books,
examines the evidence for the
resurrection and debunks common objections.
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Scott Murray of Memorial Lutheran Church in Houston considers the hiddenness of
God and the theology of the cross.
Show date 10/20/10 Click here to listen
Steven Parks of Concordia University–Irvine discusses Baptism. Is it a
work? And if so, whose work is it, yours, or God's?
Show date 8-13-13 Click here to listen
Rhode of Faith Lutheran Church in Capistrano Beach, California,
explains how the royal priesthood plays
out in the life of you and your neighbor, and contrasts that with the concept
that everyone is a minister. Highly recommended.
Show date 11/14/14 Click here to listen
Rhode of Faith Lutheran Church in Capistrano Beach, California,
examines the theology of the cross: The theologian of glory (you and me)
must be put to death.
Show date 3/21/11 Click here to listen
Rhode of Faith Lutheran Church in Capistrano Beach, California, contrasts
Evangelical and Lutheran theology in this six-part series titled "Pastoral Care
for Former Evangelicals." You’ll be richly rewarded for your time, no matter
which "branch" of Christianity you're from:
Part 1: Discerning the Will of God Highly recommended.
Show date 8-3-11 Click here to listen
Part 2: In Remembrance of Me, discussing the Lord’s Supper
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Part 3: The Office of the Pastor
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Part 4: This is My Body
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Part 5: The Christian Life
Show date 9-21-11 Click here to listen
Part 6: The Divine Service
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Schurb of Zion Lutheran Church in Moberly, Missouri, discusses the differences
between Calvinism and Lutheranism. Are you a 1 1/2 point Calvinist?
Find out here.
Show date 10-25-11 Click here to listen
Wolfmueller, pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church and Jesus Deaf Lutheran Church
in Austin, looks at God’s ordered
creation in the Three Estates: Church, Family and Government.
Show date 11/24/17 Click here to listen
Classical: A Beautiful Education for Any Child, reviews classical education.
Show date 8/8/13 Click here to listen
Bailey, author, lecturer in Middle Eastern New Testament studies, and a forty
year Middle East resident, offers an exegetical and cultural gaze on the first
Show date 12/24/08 Click here to listen
Dr. Louis Brighton exegetes the book of Revelation and the incarnation.
Show date 12/23/08 Click here to listen
Just of Concordia Theological Seminary discusses Jesus on the Road to Emmaus.
Show date 4/27/18 Click here to listen
Just, Co-Director of the Good Shepherd Institute of Pastoral Theology and Sacred
Music, contemplates Mary, the mother of our Lord.
Show date 8/13/19 Click here to listen
Are you a
little unclear on what’s actually going on in the Book of Job? Pr. Bryan
Wolfmueller, author of Has American
Christianity Failed, straightens it all out in this Issues, Etc.
Show date 6/4/18 Click here to listen
Wolfmueller, author of And Take They our Life: Martin Luther’s Theology of
Martyrdom, discusses Christ’s victory over the world, the sinful flesh, and
the devil. Highly recommended.
Show date 9/23/19 Click here to listen
Brighton, sainted Professor Emeritus of New Testament at Concordia Seminary, St.
Louis, MO reviews the history of John the Apostle.
Show date 12/26/08 Click here to listen
Siemon-Netto debunks the notion that Luther was anti-Semitic.
Show date 11/14/14 Click here to listen
Francisco, Executive Editor of 1517, provides an introduction to the Koran and
Show date 9/11/18 Click here to listen
Francisco, Faculty Fellow of Wittenberg Institute, examines
the doctrines of the Koran on loyalty and enmity.
Show date 1/30/20 Click here to listen
Ibrahim, author of Sword and Scimitar: Fourteen Centuries of War between
Islam and the West, speaks on the history of conflict between Islam and the
Show date 8/7/18 Click here to listen
and Islam expert Raymond Ibrahim details Christian persecution under Islam.
Show date 5/20/13 Click here to listen
Reilly, author of The Closing of the Muslim Mind: How Intellectual Suicide
Created the Modern Islamist Crisis, discusses how the disconnect between
reason and reality in Islamic theology led to a view of Allah as arbitrary and
incomprehensible. This god exists only as pure will, devoid of reason (Logos),
resulting in a worldview in which there is no rational order in the universe,
making moral philosophy, and ultimately any type of political order, impossible.
Show date 6/2/10 Click here to listen
Spencer of Jihad Watch considers freedom of speech and Islam.
Show date 7/25/17 Click here to listen
Spencer, author of The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to ISIS, answers
the question, “Is Islam a Religion of Peace?”
Show date 5/18/09 Click here to listen
head of Acts 17 Apologetics, explains Islamic Jihad and Just War Theory.
Show date 3/18/13 Click here to listen
Bender of Peace Lutheran Church in Sussex, Wisconsin,
considers the Christian life of vocation.
Show date 3/3/14 Click here to listen
Jonathan Fisk, author of Without Flesh: Why the Church Is Dying Even Though
Jesus Is Still Alive, frankly discusses the vanishing virtues of modesty and
self-control in this segment on Issues, Etc. Well worth a listen.
Show date 11/15/17 Click here to listen
Kleinig of Australian Lutheran College talks about prayer. His insights on
prayer may surprise you, as he teaches what prayer is and how we should pray.
Show date 8/11/11 Click here to listen
Petersen, Departmental Editor of Gottesdienst: The Journal of Lutheran
Liturgy examines private confession and absolution: What is it and what’s it
Show date 4/20/10 Click here to listen
Weedon, host of the radio show The Word of the Lord Endures Forever,
joyfully discusses classical Christian hymnody: Proclaiming who Christ is and
what He’s done through the centuries.
Show date 3/25/16 Click here to listen
Weedon, author of the book Celebrating the Saints, speaks on good works:
Discovering the opportunities that God lays before us.
Show date 2/9/18 Click here to listen
Author of The Socialist Temptation, scrutinizes the Popularity of
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Chair and Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute's Center on Human
Exceptionalism, vets the fight for legal rights for animals.
Show date 5/1/14 Click here to listen
Snell of the Witherspoon Institute explores the relativism and dogmatism of
social justice revolutionaries.
Show date 12/2/20 Click here to listen
of Focus on the Family discusses sex, gender, and gender theory.
Show date 10/15/19 Click here to listen
Wales of Hillsdale College examines Alt-Right Identitarianism.
Show date 2/13/18 Click here to listen
Beisner of the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation reviews a
recent New York Times story on carbon emissions.
Show date 7/10/19 Click here to listen
Samples of Reasons to Believe discusses naturalism.
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Parks of Concordia University–Irvine studies the use and abuse of reason and
their relationship to faith.
Show date 4/12/11 Click here to listen
Wolfmueller, author of the book A Martyrs Faith in a Faithless World,
looks at the three broken ladders: moralism, mysticism and rationalism.
Show date 2/11/11 Click here to listen
Bombaro, missionary to Latvia, discusses the dangers of dialogue preaching.
Show date 10/20/20 Click here to listen
Bombaro, missionary to Latvia, explains the theological importance of preaching
from the pulpit.
Show date 9/11/20 Click here to listen
Kachelmeier, pastor at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Los Alamos, discusses the
absence of the Trinity in Christian worship.
Show date 1/30/13 Click here to listen
Weedon, Assistant Pastor at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hamel, Illinois, makes
the case for classical Christian worship. Highly recommended.
Show date 5/8/15 Click here to listen