Is divorce ever okay? Is remarriage a sin? Is there marriage after death?

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In this episode, Pastor Richard answers a question about divorce. Is it ever permitted and how is a marriage destroyed? In this video you will learn about when a person has the right – not the command – to obtain a divorce. Link to the CTCR Document: https://www.cph.org/p-145-divorce-and-remarriage-an-exegetical-study-ctcr.aspx Issues Etc. Link: 1. Jesus on Divorce […]

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We look to the Large Catechism as Luther unfolds the 6th Commandment and extols marriage.

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In this Lightning Cut episode, Pastor Richard answers a question about marriage and weddings. What are the differences between our culture’s views of marriage and weddings versus Christianity’s views? Are they the same or different? If they are different, what are the distinctive characteristics of a Christian marriage? Issues Etc. Link: Part 1 of 5. […]

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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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In this episode, Pastor Richard answers a question about relationships and doctrine. What happens if a potential future wife is not a Lutheran? How should this be talked about? Does it matter? ISSUES ETC LINK: 4. Dating – Pr. Samuel Schuldheisz, 5/27/14 Around the Word Devotions (http://www.whatdoesthismean.org/devotions.html) Rightly Divided Daily Meditation Blog (https://rightlydividedbible.wordpress.com/) Questions about […]

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[youtube]_1HtlEreDIM[/youtube] At Zion Lutheran Church’s High School and Adult Sunday School Class, Pastor Matt Richard spent 45 minutes covering the implications of same-sex marriage ideology. This is part five of Zion’s Sunday School Series, a series that is meant to survey the philosophy, theology, and impact of same-sex marriage. This Youtube video is the audio […]

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[youtube]Ycuqkw9unW4[/youtube] A running commentary on life, death, the world, the Church, and what the Bible says God thinks about it all. Polyamory might be your flavor of the week, but the forgiveness of sins is a fire that never burns low. News Link: http://thefederalist.com/2015/06/30/polyamory-is-next-and-im-one-reason-why/ Questions about the Lutheran Ninja Clan and WEtv’s goals? Watch this […]

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[youtube]xajY2fjfvfY[/youtube] At Zion Lutheran Church’s High School and Adult Sunday School Class, Pastor Matt Richard spent 45 minutes covering the philosophical underpinnings at work in our culture and within the mindsets of same-sex marriage advocates. This is part four of Zion’s Sunday School Series, a series that is meant to survey the philosophy, theology, and […]

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[youtube]0ixxwOvkOfA[/youtube] At Zion Lutheran Church’s High School and Adult Sunday School Class, Pastor Matt Richard spent 45 minutes covering the philosophical underpinnings at work in our culture and within the mindsets of same-sex marriage advocates. This is part three of Zion’s Sunday School Series, a series that is meant to survey the philosophy, theology, and […]

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