{The Lutheran Ladies’ Lounge} Three Year Anniversary: Arch Book Shenanigans!

Sarah, Erin, Bri, and Rachel throw an audio Arch Book party, spotlighting Concordia Publishing House’s classic series of picture book Bible stories as they try their hands at writing their own rhyming Bible narratives.

Friends For Life — LCMS Life Ministry: 37. One Body, Many Parts – Disabilities and the Body of Christ | Rev. Kevin Loughran & Penny Loughran

Join Steph and Tiffany, along with father-daughter duo, Pastor Kevin Loughran and Penny Loughran, as they talk about what it means for the church to care for all people, regardless of their range of abilities.

{The Lutheran Ladies’ Lounge} Hymn Sing with Sarah: Himnario Luterano — Spanish Lutheran Hymnal!

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month, and to celebrate, Sarah’s leading a special Hymn Sing episode on Himnario Luterano, the new Lutheran hymnal for the Spanish-speaking world.

{The Lutheran Ladies’ Lounge} Book Club Wrap Up: Bright Valley of Love

Rachel leads Sarah, Erin, and Bri in a warm and enthusiastic discussion of Edna Hong’s Bright Valley of Love, “the true story of a handicapped child who finds a haven of love in the nightmare of Nazi Germany.”

Friends For Life — LCMS Life Ministry: 36. Baptism and Birth – Childbirth as a Reflection of Baptism | Dr. Deb Grime

Dr. Deb Grime, a beloved and respected OB/GYN, joins Steph to talk about childbirth, baptism, and the theological connections between the two.

{The Lutheran Ladies’ Lounge} Adventures in Lutheranism(ish): Rally Day!

The Ladies tackle that venerable (though not universal) Protestant Sunday-school tradition: Rally Day.

{The Lutheran Ladies’ Lounge} Story Time with Sarah: Portals of Prayer, Since 1935

Few Lutherans have never laid eyes on a Portals of Prayer devotional booklet, yet how much do you know about its 87-year history?

Friends For Life — LCMS Life Ministry: 35. An International Look at Life Issues: Conversations with a Missionary | Jamielynn Tinkey Flores, RN

Jamielynn Tinkey Flores joins Steph and Tiffany to talk about life ministry on an international level and the need for the Church to offer a voice for life in all nations.

{The Lutheran Ladies’ Lounge} Iron Ladle Challenge: Thigh-Sized Zucchini

Zucchini. It’s affordable, easy to grow, deliciously versatile, and freakishly prolific. And this time of year, it’s absolutely everywhere. 

The Coffee Hour — Fellowship at the Men’s Gathering

Andy and Sarah talk with David Vandercar, Men’s Gathering planner and Executive Director of Lakeview Ministries in Seymour, Indiana.