Rev. Mark Kiessling— Director of Youth Ministry with the LCMS Office of National Mission, and Meredith Whitefield— Communications Specialist with Youth Ministry with the LCMS Office of National Mission, join Andy and Sarah to talk about the LCMS Gathering history, how the theme is developed, what attendees are learning at this year’s gathering, and how they will be serving. Learn more and watch the livestream at lcmsgathering.com.
Rev. Dr. Joel Lehenbauer, Director of the LCMS Commission on Theology and Church Relations, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the text of the Bible study at the National Youth Gathering this year, what sets the Psalms apart from other Scripture, and what themes will be studied during these Bible studies. Find the Bible study at lcmsgathering.com/biblestudy.
This is a rebroadcast from June 20, 2019.
Ian Burger, Lutheran Young Adult Corps Volunteer, and Julianna Shults, Program Manager for Lutheran Young Adult Corps, join Andy and Sarah to share Ian’s adventures at KFUO Radio for the last 10 months, how this program will serve him in his future, and opportunities for young adults to serve 10 months or 10 weeks over the next 2 years. Learn more about opportunities and apply at lcms.org/yacorps.
This is a rebroadcast from May 30, 2019.
Rev. Stephen Keiser from Faith Lutheran High School in Plano, Texas, joins Andy to talk about how online education platforms have expanded the reach of Lutheran Education, what courses will be offered this-coming academic year, and how students learn through these programs. Learn more at flsplano.org.
Christina Hergenrader, author of Shine: Sparkling with God’s Love available from Concordia Publishing House, joins Andy to talk about her books, the pressure tween and teen girls face today, and how readers will use this her new book. Find it at cph.org/shine.
Rev. John T. Pless, assistant professor of pastoral ministry and missions at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, joins Andy to talk about his book “Luther’s Small Catechism: A Manual for Discipleship” available from Concordia Publishing House, including what discipleship is and what the catechism has to do with it. Learn more at cph.org/discipleship.
Rev. Randy Asburry and Kantor Matthew Janssen from Hope Lutheran Church in St Louis, Missouri, join Andy to talk about the organ re-dedication and inaugural season of Music in a Sacred Space. Learn more about Hope Lutheran and organ re-dedication details on July 28th at hopelutheranstl.org.
Paul Garner MSc, FGS, Researcher and Lecturer for Biblical Creation Trust, joins Andy to talk about upcoming Missouri Association for Creation events. Learn more about the Missouri Association for Creation at missouricreation.org/2019/06/creation-geologist-from-the-uk-visits-st-louis.
Dr. John Eckrich, retired practicing physician and founder of Grace Place Wellness Ministries, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the prevalence of anxiety and shame in the church and how both church workers and congregation members can help each other work through these emotions and situations. Find his book “Fear, Anxiety, and Wellness: Journey to a Heart at Peace” on amazon.com/Fear-Anxiety-Wellness-Journey-Heart/dp/1938840135 and learn more about Grace Place Wellness (along with bulk book discounts) at graceplacewellness.org. Watch Dr. Eckrich’s recent Parish Nurse Webinar on this topic at blogs.lcms.org/2018/fear-anxiety-and-wellness.
This is a rebroadcast from June 29, 2018.