James 2:9-27 — “Listening and Doing” with guest Rev. John Lukomski of St. Paul and Trinity Lutheran Churches in Southern Illinois.
Topics of Discussion: (1) Deacon Andy Bates talks about the article ‘Faith and Guts’, (2) Rev. Sam Beltz takes a look at John 8:1-20 “Dispute over Jesus’ Testimony”, and Rev. Brian Rosenkoetter gives today’s sermonette.
“Counseling & Confession: The Role of Confession and Absolution in Pastoral Counseling” by Walter J. Koehler (New Edition: Intro by Rick Marrs) — Part 2 of 2.
James 1:1-8 — “Trials and Temptations” with guest Rev. Matt Clark of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo, Illinois.
Topics of Discussion: (1) “Biblical Teaching on Marriage and Sexuality” with guest Dr. Joel D. Lehenbauer, (2) “Can Martin Luther Inform Today’s Conflict Between The West And Islam?” with guest Dr. Adam Francisco, and (3) “The Murder Of A British Soldier By Islamic Radicals In Broad Daylight On A Public Street In London – The New Normal?” with guest Dr. Timothy R. Furnish.
“Counseling & Confession: The Role of Confession and Absolution in Pastoral Counseling” by Walter J. Koehler (New Edition: Intro by Rick Marrs) — Part 1 of 2.
Topics of Discussion: (1) Open Mike. (2) Boy Scout decision in regard to gay scouts is Lutheran. (3) Do we keep gays out of V.B.S., Sunday School, Confirmation, worship services. (4) Difference between youth and adults as leaders.