[youtube]Ytz6LcDfQ_I[/youtube] Pastor Fisk is on a much needed vacation the next few weeks. The bad news is that he wasn’t able to record ahead on Greek Tuesday beforehand. The good news is that he was able to record several Friday videos for you and you now have your very own edit monkey to bring you […]

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What does the Scriptures say about evangelism and how should the Christian do it? My evangelical church’s now encouraging members to knock on doors and hand out tracts in public – and seize every opportunity to share the Good News with the lost. What is the Scriptural view concerning this practice? L, Salvation is a […]

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Dear WE Team, How are Lutherans to understand revelation?  I understand that God comes to us by the Word and Sacraments, but what about revelation? Does God talk to us or reveal himself to us in our dreams? Dear N., Dreams are very personal things.  It is hard to dismiss them.  And we do have […]

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My LCMS Lutheran Church is starting to debate close or closed communion. Some want us to open it up to all, others want it to stay closed. I’m trying to find Scripture to support close communion. Can you guys help? First, this practice is not something that is up for debate or a vote in […]

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[youtube]ljZC05xoYNI[/youtube] Today’s questions: Is the Bible reliable and how do we know it is a true historical account? What do Lutherans believe about apostolic succession (9:54)? Can a person lose their faith (12:58)? And what do you say at the communion rail to someone who isn’t baptized (22:33)? Lot’s of good questions today, followed up […]

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[youtube]uF6d-zWo8Ak[/youtube] You know what I love? When words we’ve spoken so often get a fresh perspective which makes the same words new again! Pastor Fisk does that today when he teaches the Greek text for the Lord’s Prayer in Luke 11:1-13. You’ll see it with new eyes and hear it with new ears. It will […]

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How is it that as a Lutheran I can drink beer and watch a good rated “R” movie, even play a role playing games that evangelicals find unacceptable. But listening to CCM music is taboo for some reason? JN, A lot of it deals with attitude and approach and different dangers in the two sorts […]

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What do you think of a lay pastor? In some rural areas that might be the best option when there is not a large enough congregation to support a full time pastor. Definitely has drawbacks as it would entail less education for the lay pastor. However, there are plenty of lay leaders that have more […]

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[youtube]-kDriLjXSt4[/youtube] American Christianity today has a very hard time understanding the role and work of the Holy Spirit. It is, in fact, a problem so prevalent that many of us tend towards heterodoxy, if not outright heresy, in our views regarding the third person of the Trinity. In this most excellent AskDaPastor episode, Pastor Fisk […]

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[youtube]McOGE40CPDw[/youtube]   After an overview of the past few weeks of Gospel lessons to set the context, Pastor Fisk digs in to the account of Mary and Martha in Luke 10:38-42. It isn’t a long passage, but poor English translations can leave you confused if you don’t know what the original Greek says. It’s not […]

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