Sharper Iron — A Time to Destroy and a Time to Build: Blessed Are the Persecuted

Rev. Nate Hill, pastor at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Winchester, TX, joins host Rev. Timothy Appel to study Jeremiah 20:1-18.

Law and Gospel — Bible Study Wednesday: Christian Persecution in China

Pastor Baker discusses theological distinctions between Law & Gospel regarding Christian persecution in China.

News Break – Christian persecution up worldwide

Thursday, January 14, 2021 – Headlines

Law and Gospel — Rumination Thursday: Religious Persecution

Pastor Baker discusses theological distinctions between Law & Gospel with guest Wes Reimnitz.

News Break – Supreme Court again delays on abortion law 

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 – Headlines

The Lutheran Witness Podcast: Blessed Are You When Others Revile You

This new wave of vandalism did not spare Christian monuments. Across the country, statues of Jesus, the Virgin Mary and various saints — not on public land but on church property — have been defaced by graffiti, torn down or decapitated.

The Lutheran Witness Podcast: Lutheran Martyrs in Nigeria

“There is a bloodbath in Nigeria,” says Lela Gilbert.

The Lutheran Witness Podcast: Jesus is Lord

“Jesus is Lord,” they would say, and die.

Sharper Iron — All Righteousness Fulfilled: When Prophets Are in Prison

Rev. Paul Pater, pastor at Shepherd of the Ridge Lutheran Church in North Ridgeville, OH and Hope Lutheran Church in Sheffield Village, OH, joins host Rev. Timothy Appel to study Matthew 11:1-19.

Sharper Iron — Christ is Surely Coming: Comfort in Affliction

Rev. Dr. Adam Filipek, pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran Church and Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lidgerwood, ND, joins host Rev. Timothy Appel to study 2 Thessalonians 1:1-12.