In this episode, Pastor Richard answers a question about negative experiences keeping people from going to church. Apart from the importance of the 3rd Commandment, he hits on the idea that a false view of the church may be the culprit of why people let negative experiences keep them from the Word and Sacraments.

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Pastor Fisk drops some advice on raising up sons in the faith.

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When it comes to teaching your kids the faith, what works? What's the one thing that is essential?

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You thought the 4th commandment was simple? Learn the distinction between person and office, the source of authority, and Martin Luther’s fundamental political philosophy, as we Grapple with the Fourth Commandment and the Large Catechism.

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What do you do when there is no faithful Lutheran Church in the area? Pastor Richard gives you 3 options. Option #3 will blow your mind. Issues Etc. Link: Start your church search here: http://issuesetc.org/findachurch/ P.A.M.’s Links: Around the Word Devotions (http://www.whatdoesthismean.org/devotions.html) Rightly Divided Daily Meditation Blog (https://rightlydividedbible.wordpress.com/) Join the Lutheran Ninja Clan New Giving: […]

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In this episode Pastor Richard, covers a question about whether the church needs to make itself understandable to outsiders by changing words like, “Narthex, Offertory, Altar Guild…” The answer may surprise you! Pew card: http://steadfastlutherans.org/pewcard/ Issues Etc. Link: 2. Generational Growth of the Church – Dr. Matt Richard, 9/23/14 Around the Word Devotions (http://www.whatdoesthismean.org/devotions.html) Rightly […]

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In this episode, Pastor Richard answers a question about youth conventions. Does a youth convention/gathering uncut the local church or highlight the local church? Does the youth convention/gathering equip youth for service in the local church or does it create youth that will be disgruntled with the local church? P.A.M.’s Links: Learn more about Higher […]

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[youtube]eJ0gAoWHi0Y[/youtube] In this episode, Pastor Richard covers the topic of what to look for in a church. What are the benefits of attending a Confessional Lutheran Church versus seeker-driven churches? Pastor Richard points to: Christ, the Sacraments, the Liturgy, and the Confessions as four reasons why the Confessional Lutheran Church rocks! Issues, Etc. Link: Find […]

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Going to “church” might not automatically make you a Christian, but being a self-righteous legalist who hates Jesus’ words definitely makes you not one. The Daily Fix is a running commentary on life, death, the world, the Church, and what the Bible says God thinks about it all. Questions about the Lutheran Ninja Clan and […]

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So what is it with women and covering their heads? Why does Paul tell them to do it, yet today we don’t make an issue out of it? Are we being inconsistent in our application of Scriptural mandates?? Around the Word Devotions (http://www.whatdoesthismean.org/devotions.html) Rightly Divided Daily Meditation Blog (https://rightlydividedbible.wordpress.com/) Questions about the Lutheran Ninja Clan […]

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