Healing Racial Divides: Who Is My Neighbor?

Rev. Keith Haney, Author of One Nation Under God: Healing the Racial Divides in America and Assistant to the President— Missions, Human Care & Stewardship with LCMS Iowa District West, joins Andy and Sarah in the third of a six-part series on healing racial divides in America to talk about who our neighbors are, why understanding the history of our neighbors is useful for more genuine and loving relationships, and what we can learn from the story of The Good Samaritan. Find Pastor Haney’s Bible study at cph.org/healingracialdivides and read his blog at alightbreaksthrough.org.

On the Nature of Mascots

Brits and Americans share many things. That includes English as a primary language. Well, sort of. Aside from some people’s inclination to misspell words—such as adding a superfluous letter “u” to words like colour and humour—we agree on most things. Well, add quotation marks to the arena of dissimilarities. Nevertheless, we’re normally able to decipher […]

St. Michael and All Angels

Rev. Sean Daenzer, Director of Worship for the LCMS, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels, which the Church celebrates on September 29, to discuss what we know about angels, the various misconceptions about who angels are and what they do, the vivid story in Revelation 12 about the war in heaven, and the propers and hymns assigned for this day.

Hymn of the Day: Lutheran Service Book 522
(Another wonderful hymn: Lutheran Service Book 521)

Lectionary:
Daniel 10:10-14; 12:1-3
Psalm 91
Revelation 12:7-12
Matthew 19:1-11 or Luke 10:17-20

Mental Health Monday: Building Curiosity and Autonomy

Deaconess Heidi Goehmann, LCSW, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about building curiosity and autonomy, roadblocks to curiosity, how shame enters into this realm of curiosity, and where we find relief from shame (hint: Jesus).

Hear Mental Health Mondays each Monday at 9am CT! Find all episode with the tag “Mental Health Monday.” View Deaconess Heidi’s Mental Health Playlist on Youtube and find all of her writings at heidigoehmann.com.

Searching the Scriptures: September Lutheran Witness

Rev. Matthew Wood, serving the Lord in Indonesia working with the Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church (GKLI), joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the “Searching the Scriptures” feature in the September issue of the Lutheran Witness, all about our certainty in Christ Jesus in life and death. Follow along and search the Scriptures with us! Read about Pastor Wood and how to support his work at lcms.org/wood.

Find online exclusives of the Lutheran Witness at witness.lcms.org and subscribe to the Lutheran Witness at cph.org/witness.

Paul Gerhardt Hymn Festival in St. Louis

Matthew Gerhardt, Associate Minister of Music at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Des Peres, Missouri, and Rev. Dr. Jon Vieker, Senior Assistant to the President of the LCMS, join Andy and Sarah to talk about a Paul Gerhardt hymn festival this Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. They discuss who Paul Gerhardt was and what his life was like, the influences on his hymn writing, and the wonderful hymnody that will be presented and sung on Sunday.

Pre-registration is required at stpaulsdesperes.org/music.

Happy Hobbies: Old Books and German Translating

Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, President of the LCMS, joins Andy and Sarah during our series on hobbies to talk about his love of collecting old books and doing German translation, what he finds exciting and challenging about doing this work, and what we can learn from these written words of our Lutheran history.

Find all the episodes in our series on hobbies at kfuo.org/tag/hobbies.

Healing Racial Divides: Satan Divides, but God Brings Healing

Rev. Keith Haney, Author of One Nation Under God: Healing the Racial Divides in America and Assistant to the President— Missions, Human Care & Stewardship with LCMS Iowa District West, joins Andy and Sarah in the second of a six-part series on healing racial divides in America to talk about how the “us vs. them” mentality deepens divides, how Satan works hard to sow seeds of division among us, and how God equips us for battle against Satan in order that we can love our neighbors. Find Pastor Haney’s Bible study at cph.org/healingracialdivides and read his blog at alightbreaksthrough.org.