Rev. Robert E. Smith said you would write back so I’ll give it a go. I can’t remember if I asked you this before, but I saw the short segment on the RC church not being able to admit fault in doctrine. Wouldn’t this also be true of the LCMS? Particularly with respect to the […]

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So I’ve been talking a lot to Catholics recently. They approve and base doctrines on the basis of “the church’s tradition” as well as scripture. The most compelling argument I’ve heard from them is that before the gospels and letters were written down, the teachings of the church were transmitted orally, and that the adherence […]

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[youtube]tc-9nTpmw40[/youtube] Worldview Everlasting AskdaPastor2.0 takes on questions about Roman Catholicism and Sola Scriptura, and points your way forward to the combination of two things every 12 year old young lady ought to love. 😀 Hungry for Beanies? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2lRxqWbTec

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People often excuse sins such as divorce & premarital sex by saying “God wants me to be happy”. I don’t think he cares if we are happy on Earth. Am I wrong? He sure leaves us to struggle through some difficult circumstances! Isn’t his concern for our souls and for the people in our lives […]

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How much forgiveness is enough? My evangelical friends would say in regards to Baptism and the Lords Supper that they are not needed because “all my sins were forgiven on the cross.” Although I agree with the last comment, how do I explain that Baptism and the Lords Supper are important? ~K Dear K: Your […]

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I came to Lutheranism out of the reformed community. I have recently began studying worship. The reformed have many things written on the regulative principle of worship but I can’t find any Lutheran sources expanding on the normative principle and countering the regulative principle. Could you please give some sources on these topics that I […]

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Hey Team, My parents and some friends attend a very pentecostal charismatic church where they only teach Decision Heresy and Works/Righteousness. They refuse to even hear my opinion on the matter. How do I explain to them that what their “church” teaches is nothing but heresy? D, This is not an easy situation in which […]

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There is this forum topic about religion, and 90% of them think that the world just keeps going on forerver. How can I convince them to believe? Z – The short and simple answer is… you can’t. Sounds dire, doesn’t it? But this goes back to the Small Catechism, 3rd Article… I believe I cannot […]

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Please explain the difference between the WELS and LCMS. Thank you Dear D, www.worldvieweverlasting.dev/2011/06/09/wels-and-the-lcms/ Matthew Lorfeld, Pastor Messiah Lutheran Church 825 Jonathan Ln. PO Box 156 La Crescent, MN 55947 Home

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[youtube]Qv2VDG-k_8E[/youtube] Worldview Everlasting AskdaPastor2.0 takes on bishoprics! Haha, I said >.> That Skyriim video: cheesy, but in the best kind of way!: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSLPH9d-jsI&feature=player_embedded

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