JOY — O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Hear several versions of the great Advent carol, “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel,” balanced with a litany of Advent carols and anthems that point us in the direction of Christmas.

JOY — Thanksgiving

Sample hymns and anthems spanning four centuries, plus time-honored expressions of Thanksgiving from Johann Sebastian Bach and his influencers.

Sharper Iron — The Joy of Thanksgiving

Rev. John Bussman, pastor at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Cullman, AL joins host Rev. Timothy Appel to study Philippians 4:6-20.

The Coffee Hour – Easy Joy

Andy and Sarah talk with Sharla Fritz, author of Enough for Now: Unpacking God’s Sufficiency available from Concordia Publishing House.

Thy Strong Word – Psalm 30: Joy Comes with the Morning

Rev. Ryan Ankersen, pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fremont, Nebraska, joins host Rev. AJ Espinosa to study Psalm 30.

Sharper Iron & The Saga of Salvation: True Freedom, Rest, and Joy in the LORD

Rev. David Appold studies Exodus 5:1-21 regarding true freedom and joy in the LORD, the rest that the LORD would give His people that Pharaoh sought to destroy, and the life of faith that the people must learn in the midst of their doubt as they bear the cross.

Thy Strong Word – John 16: The Work of the Holy Spirit

Rev. William Cwirla, pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Hacienda Heights, California, joins host Rev. AJ Espinosa to study John 16.

The Coffee Hour – When Ministry Needs a Resurrection

Today, Andy and Sarah talk with Deaconess Heidi Goehmann, LCSW, MSW, of

Sharper Iron: Tidings of Comfort and Joy

Rev. Chris Hull looks at 2 Corinthians 7:1-16.

Thy Strong Word – Jeremiah 31: The Lord Will Turn Mourning to Joy

Jeremiah 31: The Lord Will Turn Mourning to Joy with guest Rev. Nabil Nour from Trinity Lutheran Church in Hartford, South Dakota.