CRUX Episode 29 - Preaching the Gospel, Part One

Lutherans have a difficult time occasionally in preaching to the whole person. In this episode, Scott and Todd try to unpack what it means to preach the text in a way that engages the mind, the body, the heart, and the imagination. This conversation goes from Dr. John Kleinig to Minecraft and the modern fascination with world building games. At the end, there is also a long overdue mention of the Pope.

 

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CRUX Episode 28 - Preaching the Law, Part Two

What does it mean to be human? What did Naomi mean when she prayed that the Lord would "deal kindly" with Ruth? Can the preacher actually use the Law in a certain way, or is that the Holy Sprit's job? All this and more are the topics of discussion in episode 28 of The Crux of the Matter. Join Pastor Todd Peperkorn and Professor Scott Stiegemeyer as they tackle the issues of the day, written by pastors and for pastors.

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