Cross Defense

Challenge your theological synapses with Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Ferndale, CA, as he examines curious topics to excite the imagination, equip the mind, and comfort the soul with God’s ordering of the world in the Law and Gospel.

Show Time: Saturdays at 11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Central Time
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Cross Defense — Associating with Pagans

Can the worldly be taken captive by God in the confession of the faith?

Cross Defense — Constellations and the Gospel of Jesus Christ

What do the Scriptures say about the sun, moon, and stars? What does the fourth day of creation tell us about them?

Cross Defense — Christian Parents Matter to Kids, and the Nation

Martin Luther and C.F.W. Walther articulate why Christian parents matter to kids and why they are the solution to every problem that plagues our society.

Cross Defense — No Kids for Sunday School and the Prom Phenomenon

What should we do when there aren’t enough kids to have Sunday School?

Cross Defense — Christian Nationalism

Journalists say Christian Nationalism is on the rise. What is it? How is the term used? Do people want to be associated with it?

Cross Defense — The Christian Response to American Politics

Pastor Bramwell answers a listener’s question about the Christian response to American politics.

Cross Defense — Unionism is Not Unity

Orthodoxy, heterodoxy, and unionism. God prohibits church fellowship with heterodox churches.

Cross Defense — Can Christians Participate in Halloween?

Hear answers from Martin Luther and Scripture regarding a listener question about Halloween.

Cross Defense — 1 Clement on Division, Pt 2: Combat, Love, and Repentance

The Church is militant. Her warfare is not against people but for people—so that all would reach repentance.