Pray for others, Cross Encounters, 22. Apr 2018
Luther constructed a thoughtful and methodical ‘Simple Way to Pray’, reminding us that the focus of our prayer ought not to be solely in our own interests. By revisiting Scripture, the Lord’s Prayer, the Apostles Creed and confessing our sins we can beseech God’s mercy as a gracious Father.
BWV 12 Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, Sunday Cantata, 22. Apr 2018
"Weeping, lamentation, worry, apprehension" (John 16:20). Jesus turns our sorrow into joy.
Accept no substitutes, The Lutheran Hour, 22. Apr 2018
Beware of imitations! That applies to products but also to the object of one’s faith. Pastor Ken Klaus says God offers real reconciliation through the sacrifice of a real Saviour. And Dr. Dale Meyer recalls how a debate that took place 500 years ago in Heidelberg reshaped church and society.
Lutheran Radio News, 20. Apr 2018
• Site where Jesus was baptised is being cleared of land mines • Parents labelled as racists for pulling their children from RE classes because they don’t want them learning about Islam • Is the organist a thing of the past? Churches reveal a huge shortage of new musicians - forcing worshippers to sing along to recorded music • Half of Jesus's disciples were women, claim Bible scholars who say importance of his female followers has been overlooked for centuries • Vatican scrambles to clarify Pope’s denial of hell • Drunken 44 year old Mother attacked group of Jehovah's Witnesses with a claw hammer when they knocked on her door