In response to “More on a Feeling”: isn’t that basically what we do for the call process? Pastors and churches are basically told to feel out or discern the Holy Spirit’s will when it comes to issuing or considering a call. Shouldn’t there be a better way to handle the call process as both congregations […]

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Hello WE Team! A while back you answered a question regarding liturgical dance and I found the answer very satisfying. I’m a professional modern dancer and it began a new series of questions for me. Is there scriptural support for artistic vocations such as dance? Also, in modern dance circles, dance and movement are communicative […]

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I was wondering if you could address “sanctified living” (I know, that’s broad). I think it is often portrayed in a lop-sided manner. In other words, if you are helping in a soup kitchen, out on the streets preaching on the corner, or engaging non-believers at Starbucks THEN you are TRULY witnessing and living a […]

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What is the Lutheran view on Husbands (or soon to be husbands) and fathers serving in the Military, Police Force, or any other office that puts their life in very real danger every day? And in the case of the Military, pulls them away from their family for long periods of time. -N Dear N: […]

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I’m a sophomore in college trying to determine whether or not to go to seminary after college. Amidst all of the economic troubles at both of the seminaries, questions about the availability of calls, and other doubts, it seems hard to have certainty about the call. Can you unpack the doctrine of vocation and certainty […]

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So what is your view on calling female teachers? What about male teachers? [I know of a church that issued a limited call] to a female. First of all, I feel if we are going to extend a divine call to a teacher, we have no business putting a term on it. Second, should we […]

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I know Lutherans do not (properly) have this concept of “lay ministry” in accordance with our Confessions. But is there an appropriate use of this type of “ministry”(if it can be called that)? My personal experience started about a year ago. My grandmother had lost the ability to walk, and about a week later was […]

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[youtube]C4RSTZuJjQk[/youtube] Charismaticism, Word, Spirit, Speaking in Tongues. 1 Corinthians 12, Ten Commandments, Vocation, Jesus, Worldview Everlasting, AskdaPastor2.0 The Lutheran Church and the Charismatic Movment, 1977: http://www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=424 The Charismatic Movement and Lutheran Theology, 1972″ http://www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=426 Starburst Ninja: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFVdp8vm7x0&p=F628FA12338AD4A7&playnex… Smooth Criminal: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nod9ijwMeKI&feature=fvst

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