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 — 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.

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

1 Clement draws from Scripture to address division and instruct the faithful in matters of Christian combat.

Cross Defense — Equality: Satan’s Lie

Pastor Bramwell turns us to Rev. C.F.W. Walther’s lectures on Communism and Socialism as a springboard into God’s Word on the question.

Cross Defense — The Gospel Echo of Acts 2

Pastor Bramwell explores the curious topic of Luke’s use of echo in Acts 2:2 and Luke 4:37.

Cross Defense — The Christian’s Two-Party System and Guarding against Insurrection

Review the two opposing parties President Biden described in his recent speech and listen to what Luther teaches about party identities and insurrection.

Cross Defense — Bringing Your Kids to Church

Pastor Bramwell gives practical instruction from Scripture on how to ease the struggle of bringing children to church.

Cross Defense — Wokeness is the Antithesis to Christianity

Pastor Bramwell addresses nine wicked spiritual effects that wokeness has on Christianity

Cross Defense — From Climate Crisis to Faith Crisis

Pastor Bramwell takes us on a tour of Scripture verses that should inform our behavior in the face of a worldwide climate emergency.