CRUX Episode 46 - Live from Holy Cross

Scott Stiegemeyer (left) and Todd Peperkorn (right) recording live at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Rocklin, California.

Scott Stiegemeyer (left) and Todd Peperkorn (right) recording live at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Rocklin, California.

What does it mean to be the Christian Church in the twenty-first century. In this live episode of The Crux of the Matter, Todd and Scott answer questions, ask a few of their own, and bring Christ to bear as we look forward to the future together in Him. Join us for episode 46 of The Crux of the Matter.

Notes

JOY

TODD

SCOTT

WHERE TO FIND US

Todd and Scott co-host THE CRUX OF THE MATTER. You may find Todd Peperkorn @toddpeperkorn on Twitter or facebook.com/toddpeperkorn on Facebook. He also blogs, posts sermons, and random nonsense at Lutheran Logomaniac and Dark My Road. Todd’s parish is Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Rocklin, California. You can find his sermons & bible classes on YouTube HERE.

You may find Scott Stiegemeyer @scottstieg on Twitter or Facebook.com/scottstiegemeyer on Facebook. Scott is an assistant professor of theology and bioethics at Concordia University Irvine.

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Intro and Outro Music is “BWV 739: Wie schön leuchtet uns der Morgenstern” (by J.S. Bach, recorded by James Kibbie). Licensed under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (aka Music Sharing) 3.0 International License.

CRUX Episode 45 - Star Wars

It is certainly fair to say that Star Wars: The Force Awakens in a phenomenon. So how are we as Christians to view such a thing? Does it have a biblical view of good and evil, and ultimately of redemption? Or is it just another good old yarn designed to make Hollywood some bucks? Listen to Scott and Todd discuss the years most popular movie in Episode 45 of The Crux of the Matter.

WHAT ARE WE TEACHING

TODD

  • Hebrews 11

SCOTT

  • Church History

SHOW NOTES

JOY

SCOTT

  • Civit Coffee

TODD

WHERE TO FIND US

Todd and Scott co-host THE CRUX OF THE MATTER. You may find Todd Peperkorn @toddpeperkorn on Twitter or facebook.com/toddpeperkorn on Facebook. He also blogs, posts sermons, and random nonsense at Lutheran Logomaniac and Dark My Road. Todd’s parish is Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Rocklin, California. You can find his sermons & bible classes on YouTube HERE.

You may find Scott Stiegemeyer @scottstieg on Twitter or Facebook.com/scottstiegemeyer on Facebook. Scott is an assistant professor of theology and bioethics at Concordia University Irvine.

Email the show at feedback@thecruxofthematter.net

To subscribe directly, please paste the following link into your pod-catcher of choice: https://thecruxofthematter.squarespace.com/podcast/?format=rss

To subscribe via iTunes, please go to: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/podcast-the-crux-of-the-matter/id959171811

Intro and Outro Music is “BWV 699: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland” (by J.S. Bach, recorded by James Kibble). Licensed under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (aka Music Sharing) 3.0 International License.

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