A New Q&A Program!

On today's program, I spent time answering listener questions on a variety of topics. This included: the third use of the law in the Lutheran and Reformed traditions, Luther's opinion of the book of James, my favorite Psalter, my opinion of Rogue One, and many other topics!Here is the program … [Read more...]

The Introit, Kyrie, and Gloria (A Walk Through the Liturgy)

On today's program we continued to look at the church's liturgy. We began with a discussion of purification and priesthood in the Old Testament, and then discussed the introit, Psalm singing, the kyrie, and the various hymns of praised used in Lutheran churchesHere is the program … [Read more...]

Book Review: Psalms Vol. 2

Review by Rev. Richard Shields. Seminary President ALTS and Pastor of Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran Church in Frazier Park, CAA Commentary on Psalms: Volume 2 (42-89) by Allen P. RossContent: 5 star, but…Kregel provides a valuable resource in this commentary. The commentary follows the typical pattern that Kregel has used on the Old Testament Commentaries (see Judges and Ruth). The sections for analyzing each Psalm are:Introduction (Text and Textual Variants; Composition and … [Read more...]