Singing the Truths of Epiphany — 2019/01/22

Dr. Jim Marriott, Director of Musical Arts for Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, joins Sarah to talk about Epiphany hymns, including Lutheran Service book 395, 397, and 403, as well as the theological themes we sing about in Epiphany and why singing the hymns of the church is so important for our life of faith.

Seasons of Catechetical Formation (Rebroadcast) — 2019/01/21

Rev. Tim Droegemueller, Pastor of Living Faith Lutheran Church in Cumming, Georgia, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the importance of adult catechesis and how the seasons of the church year play into how the catechism and vocation are taught in his congregation. Read the explanation of his process at livingfaithlutheran.com/im-new. This is a rebroadcast from June 8, 2018.

Time to Rest: Men vs. Women (Rebroadcast) — 2019/01/21

Brenda Jank, founder of Run Hard. Rest Well., joins Andy and Sarah to talk about whether men and women rest differently, how that looks in daily life, and why it matters to couples and families. Read her blog post at runhardrestwell.com/7813-2 and follow Run Hard. Rest Well. at facebook.com/runhardrestwell. This is a rebroadcast from May 1, 2018.

Precious Vocations of Godparent and Godchild (Rebroadcast) — 2019/01/18

Rev. Michael Schuermann, pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Sherman, Illinois, and his wife Katie Schuermann, author of the Anthems of Zion series and He Remembers the Barren, brought their goddaughters Olivia and Lydia Brown from South Dakota to join Andy and Sarah in studio to talk about the vocations of godparent and godchild. They share stories about how they talk to each other about baptism, the love of Jesus, and the rewards the girls receive for memorizing many thing (including maybe even the Athanasian Creed down the road). Listen to this heart-warming and hopeful conversation and hear the faith of the church professed from the mouths of children and encouraged by their faithful godparents. This is a rebroadcast from June 20, 2018.

Can I Really Ask My Pastor That? (Rebroadcast) — 2019/01/17

Rev. Dr. Rick Marrs, Associate Professor of Practical Theology at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, joins Sarah and guest host Rev. Peter Ill, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, Illinois, in part two of our conversation about when you should talk to your pastor, specifically what to expect in your conversation, how to approach him with your question, and why you aren’t a burden on him. This is part two of this conversation, and you can hear part one here! Today’s program is a rebroadcast from March 12, 2018.

Who To Ask When You’re Struggling (Rebroadcast) — 2019/01/17

Rev. Dr. Rick Marrs, Associate Professor of Practical Theology at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, joins Sarah and guest host Rev. Peter Ill, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, Illinois, to talk about the difference between pastoral care and counseling, when you should talk to your pastor, and why pastors need to know what you’re going through. This is part one of this conversation, and you can hear part two here! Today’s program is a rebroadcast from March 12, 2018.