A Moment of Faith

Rev. Doug Nicely, pastor  of Jerusalem Lutheran Church in Collinsville, Illinois, joins host Gary Duncan to reflect on the catechism and scripture. 

Show Time: Thursday at 12:00-1:00 p.m. Central Time
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A Moment of Faith: Recovering Pharisee

Pastor Doug Nicely reflect on how reading the Gospel of Mark causes him to think of the words of the Buddy Greene song “Recovering Pharisee”.  Doug connects this song to the words of Luther in the Small Catechism. Baptism is a lifelong journey. We must die to sins and a new man must emerge daily.

A Moment of Faith: I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light

Pastor Doug Nicely shares the back story of the hymn “I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light”.

A Moment of Faith: Jesus Loves Even Me

Pastor Doug Nicely shares insights with Gary about the children’s hymn “Jesus Loves Even Me”.

A Moment of Faith: It Is Well with My Soul

Pastor Doug Nicely talks to Gary about the backstory of the hymn “It Is Well with My Soul”.  Listen and learn about the tragedy surrounding that hymn.

A Moment of Faith: Give us this day our daily bread

Gary Duncan and Pastor Doug Nicely chat about the feeding of the 5,000 and that leads us to talking about the petition of the Lord’s Prayer, “Give us this day our daily bread.”

A Moment of Faith: My Lord, What a Morning

Gary and Pastor Doug Nicely discuss the spiritual “My Lord, What a Morning”.

A Moment of Faith: Battle Hymn of the Republic

Gary and Pastor Nicely discuss the backstory of the “Battle Hymn of the Republic”. 

A Moment of Faith: Hymn Tune–Slane

Gary Duncan and Pastor Doug Nicely discuss the musical tune Slane.  What hymns have used this musical tune? Listen and find out.

A Moment of Faith: Thy Word

Gary Duncan and Pastor Doug Nicely discuss the hymn “Thy Word” and Psalm 119.

A Moment of Faith: Take My Life and Let It Be

Have you sung the hymn “Take My Life and Let it Be”? Gary and Pastor Nicely discuss the hymn writer and history of this classic hymn.