Yeah, I couldn’t come up with a better title. Anyways I will try to weekly post interesting pieces of media from the confessional Lutheran mediasphere (yes that is actually a thing). If you have never heard of these resources I highly recommend checking them out as they provide informative and often entertaining looks at theology, doctrine, practice and current events from a Lutheran perspective.
First we have Issues Etc., talk radio for the thinking Christian. Their archive is extensive so I will only pick out the episodes I found interesting. However, I highly recommend searching their archive to see what other topics of interest this week. On January 10th, Issues Etc. interviewed Dr. Reza Aslan about his book “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth”. They then had apologist Dr. John Warwick Montgomery respond on the 14th and then had historian Dr. Paul Maier respond on the 21st. The interview itself is outstanding as well as the responses.
Also this week Issues had on Pastor Paul McCain on to discuss Formula of Concord Article VII on The Lord’s Supper. This is part of their continuing series on the Formula. The Formula is still extremely relevant today and this interview discusses the Real Presence of Christ in the Sacrament.
Next we have Worldview Everlasting. For Greek Tuesday, Pastor Fisk actually did the wrong Epistle lesson. However, that doesn’t stop this episode from being as awesome as usual. He discusses 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a. In which he discusses charismatic gifts, cesassionism and what it means to be part of the body of Christ. On Ask da Pastor 2.0 he tackles the question about Good Works and Justification. Those in the Augsburg Confession class may recall that we talked at quite some length about it. Rev. Fisk does a great job discussing some of the texts people use to support Works Righteousness and point out that as usual context matters.
Finally we have Table Talk Radio. This week Pastor Wolfmueller and Goeglien play a new game regarding reading emails. Yes, you heard me right. You will have to listen to find out the rules for the game. After discussing Osiandrianism, they also play Table Talk Jeopardy with the category being Fruits of the Spirit.
That’s it for this week. Hopefully this will become a regular post as I have time.