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Faith that Engages the Culture: Politics with Rev. Dr. Alfonso Espinosa

Christians are called to engage for the sake of the Gospel. We engage those for whom the Gospel is intended (which is everyone). Our guest today is going to help us understand what this looks like in the midst of political conversations and considerations. We’re glad to welcome our friend Rev. Dr. Alfonso Espinosa back…

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Leadership with Don Christian

Healthy leadership is instrumental to the effectiveness of any organization. Today we’ll be talking about leadership, what sets Lutheran leaders apart, and what leaders should be looking for as they navigate change. Our guest today is Dr. Donald Christian. Don is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Concordia University Texas.

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Never Forsaken: God’s Mercy in the Midst of Miscarriage with Kathryn Ziegler Weber

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Our conversation today will be helpful if you’ve experienced your own loss, or if you want to learn how to respond to those around us who mourn. Our guest today is Deaconess Kathryn Ziegler Weber. Kathryn is the author of Never Forsaken: God’s Mercy in the Midst…

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Courage with Rev. Wayne Palmer

Are there times you wish you had more courage? Courage to face your fears, courage to stand up for someone who is being mistreated. Courage to make things, right? We’re joined by Rev. Wayne Palmer, a senior editor at Concordia Publishing House, who will give us hope for the times we need courage. Learn more…

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Two-Kingdom Citizenship with Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz

Living freely and learning how to exercise two kingdom citizenship faithfully to God in service to our neighbor are things our world needs now more than ever. Do you agree? What does this look like in practice? On the show today, the Rev. Dr. Greg Seltz is going to help us unpack the tension of…

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Six Facets of Forgiveness with Daniel Paavola

Forgiveness can be a challenging word to define and use. Today we’re joined by our friend Dr. Dan Paavola. Dan is going to help us unpack what forgiveness IS… and what it is not. Dan is a professor of theology at Concordia University Wisconsin. He is also the author of several books including Flowing From…

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1 Peter & a Changing Culture with Rev. Dr. Dale A. Meyer

The New Testament book of first Peter packs volumes of hope into just 105 short verses. Today we’ll explore what First Peter has to say to us in our troubled times. Joining us for this conversation is the Rev. Dr. Dale Meyer. Dr. Meyer is President Emeritus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

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Challenges & Opportunities for Youth Ministry with Rev. Mark Kiessling

Today on the show we’re joined by the Reverend Mark Kiessling to talk about the challenges and opportunities facing youth ministry. In a nutshell, it boils down to relationships. Reverend Mark Kiessling is the Director of Youth Ministry for the Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod.

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Conversations on Faith with Representative John Shimkus

Today on the show we’re joined by Congressman John Shimkus for a conversation about faith. Rep. Shimkus has served in the Army, as a high school teacher, a county treasurer, and as a Member of the United States House of Representatives for the 15th District of Illinois since 1997. He is a member of Holy…

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Unsung Heroes: School Counselors with Jessica Brashear

In person learning, virtual learning, hybrid learning. This school year comes with a lot of big questions, big feelings, and big challenges for parents, educators, and students. The unsung heroes in all of this may just be the school counselors. Our guest today is Professor Jessica Brashear. Jessica is the director for the Master of…

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