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On Navigating the Narrow Lutheran Middle in Our Preaching Between Gospel Negligence and Gospel Obsession in Reference to the Temporal Promises of God's Providence
In our preaching, there lies a narrow middle road between neglecting the gospel of forgiveness for other parts of God’s word and obsessing over it to the exclusion of other parts of God’s word. Specifically, this paper ...
A Method for Discovering and Applying the Specific Gospel in Your Specific Congregation
(Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, 2015-03-11)
Within confessional Lutheran circles, the term “specific law” has a well-understood and widely-recognized meaning in the field of homiletics. In recent decades, the term “specific gospel” has grown in popularity. However, ...
Continued Growth in Preaching: A Peer Sermon Review Tool for Pastors of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
In an effort to aid the pastors of our Wisconsin Synod in their continued growth in preaching, I have sought to create an online peer sermon review tool that WELS pastors can use to sharpen both their sermon content and ...
The Challenge of Preaching in a Second Language
Preaching is hard work. Preaching in a second language is harder still. By looking at generalities about the preaching process, at the complications added by the difficulties of a second language, and at insights gleaned ...