[youtube]vkPYHgP7tjI[/youtube] Today’s AskDaPastor takes on questions about forgiveness of sins, repentance and what our church polity should look like. What does forgiveness look like in Lutheran theology? What are the means of grace for if all sins are forgiven on the cross? And related to this whole forgiveness thing, what should the church that delivers […]

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Dear WE team, It increasingly seems like God has placed me on a path leading to a seminary education to become a pastor. The only problem with this is that I’ve never really had strong skills as far as interacting with other people goes. Because of this, I fear that my ability to care for […]

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Good day, Pastor Fisk. I am a reformed Christian in the Anglican tradition. Lutheranism is perhaps my “other favorite” in the protestant tradition. I rather like the Augsburg Confession (as do you probably lol). My question is, what is the general attitude that Lutherans have had historically about classical, 16th-17th-18th century Anglican ideals and practice? […]

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I have heard the office of the keys explained as the church’s power to forgive the sins of those who are repentant. Is this a good way to explain this office? Does it rob the Christian of assurance by throwing back on them the responsibility to be adequately repentant? What about sins we forget about? […]

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Our congregation’s pastors seem to spend a great deal of effort in “announcing” and “guiding” our way through the Divine Service. For example, they will invite us to rise to join in confessing our Christian faith through the words of the Apostles Creed which can be found…etc. As a general approach, should worship be designed […]

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