In the gospels Christ repeatedly tells people to give up everything of this world to follow him. All the churches I’ve attended spend more time talking about responsibility then whole-hearted sacrifice for Christ, but I have yet to find a passage in the gospel about responsibility. Are we missing something. Can we reasonably sit in […]

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What is the best way to help fellow college students understand the seriousness of their faith/life after death/importance of going to church? And once that is settled, how should I approach the issue of Liturgical/Confessional/Sacramental worship? (I am frustrated with today’s culture!) Sincerely, A college freshman :D Dear College Freshman: I share your frustration with […]

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Dear Pastors, I have question about 1Timothy 2:12 and whether it is appropriate for a woman to read scripture lessons during the Divine Service. Several women at my parish do this, although I would never feel comfortable doing it myself. I also wondered if it is appropriate for a woman to ask or respond to […]

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I have heard the same passages used to support the Office of the Keys in the office of the ministry and in the private sharing of law and Gospel by the lay priesthood of all believers (Jn 20, Mt 18.) Since the Words of Law and Gospel always bind and loose, is the primary difference […]

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Hello WE Team, My roommate and I (Both LCMS) were having a discussion about communion outside of the divine service. The question being discussed was this: Is it right and proper if a the father of a family chose to practice the Lord’s Supper, during a mid-week family devotional? I was wondering what Your thoughts […]

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