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A quest for answers to pressing issues and their ramifications for the Church today. Weekly talk show hosted by P. Jon Ehlers.

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Mondays: 03:00, 11:00, 15:00, 21:00

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Christ the Center, Episode 3 of 3

How the rule of faith, the nomina sacra, and numerical patterns shape the canon. Interview with Tomas Bokedal, Associate Professor in New Testament and Early Christianity at NLA University College, Norway, and Lecturer in New Testament at King’s College, University of Aberdeen, Scotland.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-12-04

Christ the Center, Episode 2 of 3

How the rule of faith, the nomina sacra, and numerical patterns shape the canon. Interview with Tomas Bokedal, Associate Professor in New Testament and Early Christianity at NLA University College, Norway, and Lecturer in New Testament at King’s College, University of Aberdeen, Scotland.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-11-27

Christ the Center, Episode 1 of 3

How the rule of faith, the nomina sacra, and numerical patterns shape the canon. Interview with Tomas Bokedal, Associate Professor in New Testament and Early Christianity at NLA University College, Norway, and Lecturer in New Testament at King’s College, University of Aberdeen, Scotland.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-11-20

Why I am a Lutheran, Episode 3 of 3

Can we trust Jesus` words at face value? Final episode of this series with Dr Peter Myers. Dr Myers is Professor of Old Testament and Biblical languages and speaks to Pastor Jon Ehlers about his conversion from Anglicanism to Confessional Lutheranism.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-11-13

Why I am a Lutheran, Episode 2 of 3

Are evil and damnation ultimately God`s idea? Are the Bible`s warnings that I must keep trusting Jesus real? Second episode in this series with Dr Peter Myers on his conversion from Anglicanism to Confessional Lutheranism. Dr Myers is Professor of Old Testament and Biblical languages.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-11-06

Why I am a Lutheran, Episode 1 of 3

Do I need to add my thoughts to God`s Word? Can we really worship Jesus as a human being? First episode of this three-part interview with Dr Peter Myers on his conversion from Anglicanism to Confessional Lutheranism. Dr Myers is Professor of Old Testament and Biblical Languages. He is a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church in Cambridge.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-10-30

The Church`s approach to poverty

Second half of this interview with Carter Lindberg, Author and Professor Emeritus of Church history at Boston University`s School of Theology.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-10-23

The Church`s approach to poverty

Interview with Carter Lindberg, Author and Professor Emeritus of Church history at Boston University`s School of Theology.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-10-16

Lutheran Theology in Rhythm And Poetry

Second half of this interview with American Lutheran artist Flame.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-10-09

Lutheran Theology in Rhythm And Poetry

Interview with American Lutheran artist Flame. Part 1 of 2.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-10-02

Preaching within the Lutheran perspective

Interview with Torbjorn Johannson, Rector of the Lutheran School of Theology in Gothenburg, Sweden.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-09-11

Martin Luther and Jews

Interview with Rev. Dr. Robert Kolb. Dr Kolb is a professor emeritus of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-09-04

Luther and healing: an African perspective

Second half of this interview with Dr Akosua Eghan. Akosua is Coordinator of the Deaconess programme of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-08-14

Luther and healing: an African perspective

Interview with Dr Akosua Eghan, Coordinator of the Deaconess programme of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana. Part 1 of 2.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-08-07

Preaching the whole Bible

Second half of this interview with Torbjörn Johansson, rector of the Lutheran School of Theology in Gothenburg, Sweden.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-07-31

Preaching the whole Bible

Two-part interview with Torbjörn Johansson, rector of the Lutheran School of Theology in Gothenburg, Sweden.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-07-24

Lutheran theology and culture

Second half of this interview with Pastor Wade Bellesbach.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-07-03

Lutheran theology and culture

Two part interview with Pastor Wade Bellesbach.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-06-26

Christological titles

First of two interviews with Kendall Davies.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-06-12

Justus Jonas

Interview about German Lutheran theologian and reformer Justus Jonas with Dr Bruce Brasington. Brasington is Professor of History at West Texas A&M University.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-04-03

Face to face with God and the world

Interview with Robert Kolb, professor emeritus of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-03-27

The alien and the proper

Second part of this interview with Dr Robert Kolb. Kolb is a world-renowned authority on Martin Luther and the history of the Reformation.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-03-20

The alien and the proper

Two-part interview with Robert Kolb, professor emeritus of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri on his new book.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-03-13

The Christian approach to reproduction and procreation

Interview with Dr. Calum MacKellar, Director of Research of the Scottish Council on human bioethics.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-02-13

Luther`s propaganda in song

Second half of this interview with Matthew Vogan, Editorial Director of the Trinitarian Bible Society.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-02-06

Luther’s propaganda in song

Interview with Matthew Vogan. Matthew is the General Manager at Reformation Scotland Trust. Part 1 of 2.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-01-30

The Light of the Epiphany Season

Second half of this interview with Rev. Dr. Boris Gunjevic, tutor at Westfield House in Cambridge, England.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-01-23

The Light of the Epiphany Season

Interview with Rev. Dr. Boris Gunjevic, tutor at Westfield House in Cambridge, England. Episode 1 of 2.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2023-01-16

Alexander Alesius

Second half of this interview with Dr. Robert Dickie about his chapter on reformer Alexander Alesius in the book Scotland’s debt to Martin Luther and which was compiled by the Scottish Reformation Society

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2022-08-15

Alexander Alesius

Two-part interview with Dr. Robert Dickie about his chapter on reformer Alexander Alesius in the book Scotland’s Debt to Martin Luther and which was compiled by the Scottish Reformation Society

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2022-08-08

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #296

Interview with Rev. Dr. Wally Arp. Arp is Senior Pastor at St. Luke's Lutheran Church and School in Oviedo, Florida, USA.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2022-08-01

Luther`s Prayer Book

Luther’s personal prayer book. Second half of this interview with Rev. Dr. Robert Kolb.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2022-07-18

Luther`s Prayer Book

Luther’s personal prayer book. First half of this interview with Rev. Dr. Robert Kolb. Kolb is professor emeritus of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2022-07-11

Living with hope

Interview with Dr. Christian Neddens. Dr. Neddens is professor of Systematic Theology at the Lutheran Theological University in Oberursel, Germany.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2022-07-04

The Church`s Missionary Work

Interview with Rev. Dr. Douglas Rutt. Rutt is provost and professor of Practical Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2022-03-28

The Office of the Pastoral Ministry

Interview with Rev. Dr. Douglas Rutt. Rutt is provost and professor of Practical Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2022-03-21

The rhetoric of Martin Luther

Second half of this interview with Dr. Neil Leroux. Leroux professor of communication, media, and rhetoric at the University of Minnesota Morris and researches the rhetoric of Martin Luther.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2022-03-14

The rhetoric of Martin Luther

On the 500th anniversary of Luther’s Invocavit Sermons, Pastor Jon Ehlers interviews Dr. Neil Leroux. A professor of communication, media, and rhetoric at the University of Minnesota Morris, Leroux researches the rhetoric of Martin Luther. Episode 1 of...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2022-03-07

Hopes and threats of our times in the light of Christ`s word

Interview with Pastor Sebastian Grunbaum of the Finnish Luther Foundation.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2022-02-14

The Book of Revelation

Second of this interview with Rev David Fleming.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2022-02-07

The Book of Revelation

Interview with Rev David Fleming, associate director for spiritual care at Doxology and senior pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church, Grand Rapids, MI. Part 1 of 2.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2022-01-31

Singing the Advent of Christ

O come, O come, Emmanuel Final episode in this series of interviews with Dr Cynthia Lumley.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-12-20

Singing the Advent of Christ

The angel Gabriel from heaven came Part 3 of this series of interviews on Advent hymns with Dr Cynthia Lumley, Principal of Westfield House.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-12-13

Singing the Advent of Christ

Saviour of the nations, come Second instalment in this series of interviews about Advent hymns with Dr Cynthia Lumley, Principal of Westfield House.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-12-06

Singing the Advent of Christ

The clouds of judgement gather First of 4 interviews on Advent hymns with Dr Cynthia Lumley, Principal of Westfield House.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-11-29

Martin Luther`s hope

Second half of this interview with Asger Højlund, Professor Emeritus of Theology at the Congregational Faculty in Aarhus, Denmark.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-09-27

Martin Luther`s hope

Two-part interview with Asger Højlund, Professor Emeritus of Theology at the Congregational Faculty in Aarhus, Denmark.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-09-20

Katherine Parr: A Theological Perspective

Final instalment of this series of interviews with Rev. Dr. Dr Donald Matzat on his book entitled Katherine Parr: Opportunist, Queen, Reformer: A Theological Perspective.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-09-13

Katherine Parr: A Theological Perspective

Second half of this interview with Rev. Dr. Dr Donald Matzat on his book Katherine Parr: Opportunist, Queen, Reformer: A Theological Perspective.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-08-02

Katherine Parr: A Theological Perspective

A new perspective on the life of Katherine Parr, the sixth and final wife of the infamous Henry VIII. Interview with Rev. Dr. Dr Donald Matzat about his book entitled Katherine Parr: Opportunist, Queen, Reformer: A Theological Perspective. Part 1 of 2.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-07-26

The Church under persecution

Second half of this interview with Dr Guntis Kalme of the Luther Academy in Riga, Latvia.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-07-05

The Church under persecution

Two-part interview on martyrdom with Dr Guntis Kalme, professor of Systematic theology and Church history at the Luther Academy in Riga, Latvia.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-06-28

Leisure and Culture

Interview with Dr. Joel Bierman. Dr. Biermann is the Waldemar A. and June Schuette Professor of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-06-21

The Sabbath Rest

Interview with Dr. Joel Bierman. Dr. Biermann is the Waldemar A. and June Schuette Professor of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-06-14

A case for life

Interview with Dr. Calum MacKellar, who is Director of Research of the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics. Dr MacKellar is a witness in the case of a young woman with Down’s syndrome who is challenging what she calls the ‘discrimination’ in the...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-05-10

Here I stand - Part 3

Final instalment on this series of interviews with Rev. Dr. Robert Kolb. Kolb is a professor emeritus of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-05-03

Here I stand - Part 2

Continuation of this interview with Rev. Dr. Robert Kolb, who is a professor emeritus of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-04-25

Here I stand - Part 1

Martin Luther was summoned to the Diet of Worms in 1521 to renounce his views. 3-part interview with Rev. Dr. Robert Kolb. Kolb is a professor emeritus of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-04-18

Free to be a Living Being

Second half of this series with Rev. Dr. Charles Cortright. Dr. Cortright teaches at the Luther Academy of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2021-01-04

Free to be a Living Being

First of two interviews with Rev. Dr. Charles Cortright. Dr Cortright teaches at the Luther Academy of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-12-28

The incarnation of God

Second half of this series with Rev. Dr. Boris Gunjevic. Dr. Gunjevic is tutor at Westfield House, the Theological College of the ELCE in Cambridge.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-12-21

The incarnation of God

First of two interviews with Rev. Dr. Boris Gunjevic. Dr. Gunjevic is tutor at Westfield House, the Theological College of the ELCE in Cambridge.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-12-14

Exsurge Domine

Celebrating the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's burning the Papal bull. Second half of this interview with Dr. Robert Kolb Dr. Kolb is professor emeritus of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-12-07

Exsurge Domine

Celebrating the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's burning the Papal bull. Two-part interview with Dr. Robert Kolb Dr. Kolb is professor emeritus of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-11-30

The ethics of the new Eugenics

Second of two interviews with Calum MacKellar on his new book. Calum is Director of Research of the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics, Edinburgh, and Visiting Lecturer of Bioethics at St. Mary's University, London, UK.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-10-26

The ethics of the new Eugenics

First of two interviews with Calum MacKellar on his new book. Calum is Director of Research of the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics, Edinburgh, and Visiting Lecturer of Bioethics at St. Mary's University, London, UK.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-10-19

God`s plan, your purpose

Callings for Life. Second of two interviews with Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Leininger. Dr Leininger is Campus Pastor at Concordia University Chicago.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-09-14

God`s plan, your purpose

First of two interviews with Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Leininger on his book entitled Callings for Life.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-09-07

Lutheranism 101: Worship

Final episode of this series with Rev. Dr. Thomas Winger

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-07-06

Lutheranism 101: Worship

Fourth of this five-episode series on Lutheran Worship with Rev. Dr. Thomas Winger

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-06-29

Lutheranism 101: Worship

Third episode of this series of interviews on Lutheran Worship with Rev. Dr. Thomas Winger – president of and professor at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-06-22

Lutheranism 101: Worship

Second episode in this series of interviews with Rev. Dr. Thomas Winger – president of and professor at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-06-15

Lutheranism 101

First interview of this series with Rev. Dr. Thomas Winger – president of and professor at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-06-08

Communion in times of Covid-19

Interview with Rev. Larry Vogel, member of the Commission on Theology and Church Relations of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and pastor of Martin Luther Chapel Lutheran Church in Pennsauken, New Jersey, USA

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-06-01

Pastoral education

Interview with Dr. Christoph Barnbrock, Lecturer of Practical Theology at the Lutheran Theological University in Oberursel, Germany.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-05-25

Pharisees and Sadducees

Interview with Dr. Conrad Gempf, Author and Lecturer in New Testament at the London School of Theology

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-05-18

Luther`s Treatises from 1520

The Babylonian captivity of the Church and On the Freedom of a Christian. Interview with Dr. Robert Rosin. Dr. Rosin is Professor Emeritus of Historical Theology

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-05-11

Luther`s Treatises from 1520

Appeal to the Christian nobility. Interview with Dr. Robert Rosin. Dr. Rosin is Professor Emeritus of Historical Theology

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-05-04

God`s work through suffering

Second half of this interview with Dr. Stephen Pietsch, Lecturer in Pastoral Theology (specialising in counselling studies) and Director of Formation at the Australian Lutheran College in Adelaide

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-04-27

God`s work through suffering

Two-part interview with Dr. Stephen Pietsch, Lecturer in Pastoral Theology (specialising in counselling studies) and Director of Formation at the Australian Lutheran College in Adelaide.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-04-20

Easter foreseen by the Prophet Isaiah

Looking at Isaiah 25 with Dr. Andrew Bartelt, Professor Emeritus of Exegetical Theology

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-04-13

The Servant Song

Looking at the poetry in the book of the Prophet Isaiah with Dr. Andrew Bartelt, Professor Emeritus of Exegetical Theology

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-04-06

The Smalcald Articles

Final episode of this series of interviews with Dr. Robert Rosin, Professor Emeritus of Historical Theology

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-03-30

The Smalcald Articles

Part two of a three-series interview with Dr. Robert Rosin, Professor Emeritus of Historical Theology

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-03-23

The Smalcald Articles

Part one of three interviews with Dr. Robert Rosin. Dr. Rosin is Professor Emeritus of Historical Theology.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-03-16

The Lutheran Church in Russia

Interview with Reverend Jerry Lawson; Pastor Lawson and his wife Patty serve the Lord through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) in Russia. In this role, Jerry teaches courses in Lutheran theology at the Theological Institute of the Evangelical...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-03-09

Theological Education in Africa

How Jesus’ commission to make disciples from all nations is at work in Africa. Part two of this interview with Rev Dr Carlos Walter Winterle, rector of the Lutheran Theological Seminary in South Africa and President-Emeritus of the Evangelical Lutheran...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-03-02

Theological Education in Africa

From Brazil to Kenya, from Kenya to South Africa, from South Africa to Mozambique: How Jesus’ commission to make disciples from all nations is at work in Africa. Two-part interview with Rev Dr Carlos Walter Winterle, rector of the Lutheran Theological...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-02-24

Lutheran identity in a post-Christian context

Part two of this interview with Dr Christoph Barnbrock, professor of practical theology and rector of the Free Evangelical Lutheran Church in Germany’s Seminary in Oberursel.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-02-17

Lutheran identity in a post-Christian context

Two-part interview with Dr Christoph Barnbrock, professor of practical theology and rector of the Free Evangelical Lutheran Church in Germany’s Seminary in Oberursel.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-02-10

No longer married but still engaged

More on the question of impact of the Church in society today, this discussion firmly declares the responsibility which Christians are called to serve by faith – even so to save the lost culture around us. By living as faithful members actively engaged...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-02-03

No longer married but still engaged

This topic discusses issues in the relationship between Church and State in the modern Western world, so evident in the declining faithful community (with report from both the USA and UK). By assessing trends in human thought and secular influences, it...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-01-27

A confessional Anglican take on justification

A key point to recall during Epiphany is this central doctrine on the Justification by faith we receive through Christ alone. We can see all mankind is lost in sin, with need to correct misdeeds. Yet by Christ’s work of atonement we are saved, as God...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-01-20

Asian Christology

This explores more on the topic of integrating Christian faith in India today, with challenging issues of enculturation. For example, inter-faith dialogue can help to define the differences between Christ and the Hindu Avatar. Also, the issue of family...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-01-13

Asian Christology

We can understand some of the current issues which affect Christian conversion in India by reviewing some specific contexts: related to tradition and culture, family associations, poverty, and social structure. Also, by reviewing the history of how it...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2020-01-06

How to use Philosophy against post-modernism

Third and final episode in this series with Rev. Dr. Gregory Schulz, Professor of Philosophy at Concordia University Wisconsin.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-10-07

How to use Philosophy against post-modernism

Second interview in a series of three with Rev. Dr. Gregory Schulz, Professor of Philosophy at Concordia University Wisconsin.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-09-30

How to use Philosophy against post-modernism

What can philosophy do for confessional Lutheran thinking and what can confessional Lutheran thinking do for philosophy?. First of three interviews with Rev. Dr. Gregory Schulz, Professor of Philosophy at Concordia University Wisconsin.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-09-23

The English Reformation

Luther and the English Reformation. Final episode in this sequence of interviews with Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Leininger, University Pastor at Concordia University Chicago.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-09-16

The English Reformation

Humanism and the English Reformation. Third episode of this series of interviews on the English Reformation with Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Leininger, University Pastor at Concordia University Chicago.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-09-09

The English Reformation

The state of the English church at the beginning of the 16th century. Second in this series of interviews on the English Reformation with Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Leininger, University Pastor at Concordia University Chicago.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-09-02

The English Reformation

The Lollards. First of a series of interviews on the English Reformation with Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Leininger, University Pastor at Concordia University Chicago.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-08-26

The literary theme of the Scriptures

Looking at the structure of books in the Bible, we can see distinct patterns and themes such as the series of the Septuagint, the message of the Psalms, the character of the Gospels. Further details, such as the order of the Epistles and specific...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-07-08

The literary theme of the Scriptures

The Scriptures can be recognised as such a rich literary resource, which bear prominent significance as for being an historic account enforced with its theological themes and truth. The unique Hebrew culture is deep-rooted throughout the Old Testament,...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-07-01

Luther`s theology of the Church - Part-2

By understanding our communion with Christ, we can also better perceive our individual role in the Church. Luther defied the institution of the Church in his day (with its imposed hierarchy) to describe instead the individual ‘priesthood’ as...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-06-24

Luther`s theology of the Church - Part-1

Luther served to redefine the idea of the Church in his time (yet offered little instruction on how to operate it most effectively). According to his doctrine, our service should be by adhering to the fundamental principles evident through Christ in the...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-06-17

Nicholas von Amsdorf

An interesting review of a peer of Luther who served at the University of Wittenberg and supported the Protestant movement. Amsdorf helped to clarify the Lutheran theology for the common people, the most essential points concerning the role of God’s...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-06-10

The freedom of a Christian - Part-2

Further discussion explores Luther’s notion of us being bonded or ‘bound’ to our neighbour, as another member in the Christian family. This derives from trust in God with absolute assurance of all that is provided through Christ: liberating us from...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-06-03

The freedom of a Christian - Part-1

This treatise by Luther concerning our Christian life and responsibility derives from religious argument in medieval Germany at that time. Being controversial for its criticism of the corrupt Church authority, Luther’s motive was to clarify public...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-05-27

The Kerygma

The preaching and teaching of the Gospel is the topic of this interview with Mark Nixon, teacher of New Testament theology in India

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-05-06

The Kingdom of God

By exploring Christ’s teachings we come to understand the Kingdom of God: not merely a dream for our future, but as a feasible reality here on earth due to be shared in the fellowship of the Church. It is, in fact, by effect of God’s gift of...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-04-15

Anthropology and Christianity

To review our understanding of what it means to be human is very revealing. To note the cultural changes that are so diverse and relative to many societies - with different spiritual beliefs - also helps us to consider the current state of Christianity...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-02-25

Pentecostalism in Brazil

Christian Anthropologist Drs Priscilla Garcia, describes a Pentecostal church which emphasis community service: motivated by a notion of 'building The Kingdom.' An interesting overview, resulting from Drs Garcia’s academic research, which...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-02-18

The Christian life in motion

Here is a vital discussion on living the Christian Life, to consider it as a pilgrimage - walking ‘the Way’ - so as to understand the Divine Laws of beauty, goodness and truth. Through this aesthetic experience, it essentially compels us to improve...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-02-04

Confessing the Gospel - part 2 of 2

To ascertain the principles our Lutheran confessions, it was concurred by the committee that God reveals Himself through the Word: as that which was spoken (through prophecy), written (in Scripture), and embodied in His Son, Jesus Christ. Also we know...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-01-28

Confessing the Gospel - part 1 of 2

Here is review of a book representing the core values of our confessional Lutheran faith, as it was systematically prepared by a council of the LCMS in the 1980s. It addressed a fundamental need to present the truth of these dogmas in a coherent way,...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2019-01-21

Deliverance despite disobedience

The prophetic story of Jonah is remarkable, considering his dismay for God’s mercy which was granted to the Gentiles. Jonah judged that destruction was more fitting for their corruption. However, he was himself notably disobedient to God’s command...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-12-31

The context and future of Church music

With respect for the function of Church music to unite us into a community for worship, there is now a calling to expand upon the tradition and instruments, introduce new methods and understanding for the next generation of professional Church musicians....

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-11-05

The context and future of Church music

Important issues concern the music scene in Lutheran worship today, considering how Luther brought revolutionary methods to integrate the congregation into the worship service. With respect for the well-established tradition, now is a matter to...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-10-29

The ELCE`s new Order of Service

The liturgy and settings for worship in the ELCE has evolved in an interesting way, relative to the immigration of Lutherans to America. As result, over time it produced a vast selection of musical settings applied to different texts. Plans are underway...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-08-20

The ELCE`s new Hymnal Supplement

There is a great reputation for Lutheran hymnody – renown ever since Luther’s initiative to translate Latin liturgy into the people’s common language to promote wide-spread ministry of God’s Word. So it is similar incentive for producing this...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-08-13

Christianity: fake news or the truth?

The fact of Jesus ministry is also verified by external sources. Historic records from the Roman Empire concur with specific dates and locations in the Biblical account; and the earliest references of the “sect” of Jesus’ followers first labelled...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-07-23

Christianity: fake news or the truth?

This episode considers the Biblical account of the many witnesses of Christ’s Resurrection, with the diversity of their details in different contexts – from visitors to the empty tomb, to visions of the Risen Christ. Good reason to regard this as...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-07-16

Christianity: fake news or the truth?

Sceptics and scientists disclaim the validity of Christ and His ministry due to the miracles He wrought and His Resurrection. This discussion verifies Jesus as Truth through multiple points, notably the eye-witness accounts of the Risen Christ. Also the...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-07-09

Lament in the Gospel of Luke

Luke emphasises in his account of Christ’s teaching to the disciples precisely how to cry out with lamenting prayer to God. By examples in parables, Jesus conveys that the manner of approach must be with a contrite and humble spirit. Also in...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-07-02

Lament in the Gospel of Luke

Here we consider the practice of lament as a traditional Jewish form of prayer, beseeching the Lord for delivery from tribulation. Luke’s account of Christ reflects specific petitions of lament from the Old Testament Overall, it is affirming Jesus’...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-06-25

Romans as Lament

This continuing study of Paul’s distinctive use of lament really emphasises the Gospel message as God’s response. Suffering was predominant in the early Church – personally and collectively – but we, in turn, can find comfort in these things for...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-06-04

Romans as Lament

Paul’s Letter to the Romans echoes the cries of lament which are so prominent throughout the Psalms. This is identifiable as a pattern of prayer in most distressing circumstances, by beseeching God for deliverance followed by praise. This certainly...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-05-28

The Reformation of Sanctification

For the idea of Sanctification as ‘making holy’ it is helpful to review the rituals commanded by God’s Law in the Old Testament. The former sacrifices and cleansing, necessary even to enter the temple, we recognise has been fulfilled for us by...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-05-21

The Reformation of Salvation

The concern of how our salvation can be verified has caused for much concern and different understandings within the Christian Church. Dr Tom Winger speaks of his article ‘The Reformation of Salvation’ to explain the Lutheran perception of how we are...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-05-14

The Resurrection Fact

The integrity of this book is a valid response to the academics who strive to invalidate the real physical Resurrection of Christ. With a world view, these critics apply their own rational and philosophical strategy so as to deny the incident as...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-01-29

The Resurrection Fact

Rev Dr John Bombaro introduces the core of his book justifying the Resurrection of Christ against doubt and critical human logic. Respected scholars tend to identify discrepancies in details of the Scriptural accounts, yet the mystic and...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-01-22

Reformation: 500 and counting

This second review of Lutheran theology scrutinises the Classic logic which fell short in his revelation of the interplay of God’s grace. The Catholic concept of the merit and measure of righteousness incited his defiance posting the 95 theses,...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-01-15

Reformation: 500 and counting

Here is a review of the different efforts for religious reform which had been pressing prior to the Reformation: regarding the political structure and papal leadership in Rome, individuals such Wycliffe and Huss, civil revolt and logical thinking in the...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-01-08

Orientation, Disorientation, and Re-orientation in the Psalms

The message and language of the Psalms tend to touch deeply to a universal human experience and understanding our relationship with God. Professor Jeffrey Pulse identifies this into three categories and a cyclical pattern which is common throughout the...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2018-01-01

Hanukkah and the Light of the World

The generous gift Christ delivers during this season is His Light promised to ALL the World. Dr Richard Harvey describes the celebration of Hanukkah from the Messianic Jewish perspective, respecting Christ as Lord. His powerful statement, ‘I and the...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-12-25

Advent with Isaiah

This final session refers to the point in the Gospel where Christ commences His ministry by quoting the passage of Isaiah as ‘the Scripture now fulfilled’ through his arrival as the Messianic King. Bartelt identifies this significantly following His...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-12-18

Advent with Isaiah

Isaiah recounts the history of the Jews in captivity, being God’s judgement as consequence for their unfaithfulness. Yet his prophecy declares the promise of grace and delivery due to come. Dr Andrew Bartelt identifies the Old Testament references...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-12-11

Advent with Isaiah

What is Advent all about? Christians count times and seasons with a different calendar than the secular world around them. The Church Year reminds us that God has already come into the world, that He comes to us now through His Word and Sacraments and...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-12-03

Luther’s understanding of God’s providence

Here is an informative analysis discussing the security granted us by God, which allows for faithful trust and contentment in our lives and sense of order in the World. Dr Robert Kolb opens some interesting aspects of view determining God as ultimate...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-11-27

Two kinds of righteousness

Rev Robert Kolb further explores what seems to be a real mystery, the Righteousness which is granted to us: concerning how it is we can be both sinner and saint simultaneously. He elaborates upon Luther’s explanation (e.g. in the Small Catechism) how...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-10-02

Two kinds of righteousness

Rev Robert Kolb investigates in this series ‘The Two Kinds of Righteousness’ as understood by Luther, and applicable to our own roles and responsibilities in whatever way of life. As children of God being a product of His Grace, our identity is...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-09-25

The book of Job

The covenantal relationship of Job with God. Second half of this interview with Rev. Jeffrey Pulse, associate professor of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-09-18

The book of Job

An elucidative interview concerning the Book of Job with Rev. Jeffrey Pulse, associate Professor of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Part 1 of 2.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-09-11

The later years and legacy of Martin Luther

Pastor John Ehlers interviews Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-08-28

The image of God within the embryo

The love of God, the Christian heritage and human equality. Second half of this interview with Dr Calum MacKellar, Director of the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics and author of “The image of God, personhood and the Embryo”.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-08-21

The image of God within the embryo

Creation and procreation, the image of God and the origin of personhood. Interview with Dr. Calum MacKellar, Director of the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics and author of “The image of God, personhood and the Embryo”. Part 1 of 2.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-08-14

Luther and Predestination

Second half of this interview with Dr. Robert Kolb, professor emeritus of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-08-07

Luther and Predestination

First instalment of a two part interview with Dr. Robert Kolb, professor emeritus of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-07-31

Luther in the Baltic languages

Pr. John Ehlers interviews independent old manuscripts researcher Dr Ian Christie Miller.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-07-24

The 7 marks of the Church - 2 of 2

Second half of this talk with Dr. Robert Kolb on what constitutes the Church. In this episode: The Holy Ministry, the public Service of thanksgiving and praise to God and the Cross of Jesus.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-07-17

The 7 marks of the Church – 1 of 2

What constitutes the Church? Pastor Ehlers interviews Robert Kolb, author and professor emeritus of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary, St Louis - Missouri. In this episode: God’s Word, Baptism, Holy Communion and the Office of the Keys.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-07-10

The Lutheran Church in Guatemala

Pastor Jon Ehlers interviews Rev. Dr. Abdiel Orozco, president of the Lutheran Church of Guatemala

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-07-03

Our new identity through the Sacrifice of Christ

Dr Robert Kolb identifies how our sinfulness is put to death through Christ’s death and renewal. He expands upon the German understanding of Justification as a theme of righteousness, also thoughts from the theologian Gustaf Aulen, and finally...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-06-26

Approaching confession with a Penitent Heart

Dr Robert Kolb delves further in the corresponding impact of these themes on our lives, discussing first the imperative function of the Law and its heavy impact. Yet the redeeming feature is Luther’s message of the Gospel, which provides us assurance...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-06-19

Breaking the Commands and understanding of the Law

Dr Robert Kolb speaks of Luther's perspective relative to the culture of his times, with his revolutionary understanding. This considers departing from ritual practice yet serving God's Will, next to the purpose of grace in our relationship...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-06-12

The Lutheran Church in France

Pastor Ehlers interviews Rev. Philippe Volff, vice-president of the Evangelical Lutheran Church Synod of France.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-06-05

The Gospel`s influence on Literature, 4 of 4

Faith and Literature. In this episode we consider the work of Gerard Manly Hopkins, Emily Dickinson and Lord Byron. Final instalment of this series of interviews with Dr. Susan Bachman, Professor of rhetoric and Director, Concordia University Irvine’s...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-05-15

The Gospel`s influence on Literature, 3 of 4

“Christians can see Christ with the eyes of faith in whatever they read”. In this episode we consider the work of Robert Burns. Part three of this series of interviews with Dr. Susan Bachman, Professor of rhetoric and Director, Concordia University...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-05-08

The Gospel`s influence on Literature, 2 of 4

“Literature with memorable characters from other times and places gives us more empathy as we enter and envision the struggles of others. We see our own lives more accurately if we gain a little distance through the distance”. In this episode we...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-05-01

The Gospel`s influence on Literature, 1 of 4

How Literature links to faith without speaking specifically of God. Part one of a series of interviews with Dr. Susan Bachman, Professor of rhetoric and Director, Concordia University Irvine’s Cambridge oversees study programme in affiliation with...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-04-24

Luther and Modern Art

Pastor Jon Ehlers interviews Dr Daniel Siedell, Presidential Scholar and Art Historian in residence at Kings College in New York City.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-04-17

Lutheran Mission

"Mission is not about doing but about being". Pastor Jon Ehlers interviews Roger Zieger, Missions Director for the Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-04-10

How the Lutheran Reformation influenced and affected art

Part 2 of this interview with the Principal of Westfield House, Dr Cynthia Lumley.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-03-20

How the Lutheran Reformation influenced and affected art

Pastor Jon Ehlers interviews Dr Cynthia Lumley, Principal of Westfield House the theological college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of England. Part 1

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-03-13

Comfort for the depressed

Martin Luther’s comfort for those enduring bouts of depression is the theme of this Interview with Dr Stephen Pietsch from his newly released book Of Good Comfort. Part 2 of 2

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-03-06

Comfort for the depressed

Interview with Dr Stephen Pietsch, assistant professor of practical theology at the Australian Lutheran College, about his newly released book Of Good Comfort. Part 1 of 2

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-02-27

New archaeological findings in the City of David

Interview with AnaRina Heymann, Director of Jerusalem Watch

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-02-06

The Christology of Mark

The teaching about Christ: His identity and mission. Interview with Dr Daniel Johansson. Part 2 of 2.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-01-30

The Christology of Mark

Interview with Dr Daniel Johansson, Academic Dean and Lecturer of New Testament Theology at the Lutheran School of Theology in Gothenburg, Sweden. Part 1 of 2.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-01-23

How Luther consoled the suffering

Interview with Ronald Rittgers, Erich Markel Chair in German Reformation Studies, Professor of History and Theology at Valparaiso University.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-01-16

2017: 500 years of Reformation

A celebration of God's grace, a world changing event. Interview with Rev. Dr. Dean Zweck of the Australian Lutheran College

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-01-09

How to speak of a merciful God to a despairing world

Interview with Rev. Dr. Dean Zweck a pastor of the Lutheran Church who served as lecturer in church history and supervisor for overseas students at Australian Lutheran College. From time to time he also taught in the New Testament area.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2017-01-02

The Advent of Christ according to Isaiah, Part 5: Isaiah 9:2-7

This wonderful text for Christmas proclaims the majesty of the King who has come to us. Hear how this King is perfectly fitted to accomplish God’s plan of salvation for all peoples. Let our rejoicing begin as the darkness is scattered and the peace of...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-12-26

The Advent of Christ according to Isaiah, Part 4: Isaiah 7:10-14

This week Dr. Bartelt informs us about King Ahaz and his desire not to put God to the test. Instead, God promises a sign, Emmanuel—God with us. Now we see that in Christ Jesus, Emmanuel has come!

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-12-19

The Advent of Christ according to Isaiah, Part 3: Isaiah 35:1-10

Be strong, fear not!” Dr. Bartlet is back for another examination of an Advent text from the prophet Isaiah. The theme of new creation again is prominent in this text. For those in the midst of despair and captivity, our God promises refreshing steams...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-12-12

The Advent of Christ according to Isaiah, Part 2: Isaiah 11:1-10

This week Dr. Bartelt discusses a passage that may “stump” many. He gets to the “root” of kingship in Israel and how the Messiah recreates paradise for people from all nations who find their rest in David’s greater Son.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-12-05

The Advent of Christ according to Isaiah, Part 1: Isaiah 2:1-5

During the season of Advent Dr. Andrew Bartelt of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis walks us through the Old Testament lectionary readings from the prophet Isaiah. This week he provides us with a history of Isaiah and notes that in these “later days” God...

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-11-28

Sex differences in Science and The Scriptures

Science, Sociology and Theology addressing questions on sex differences. Pastor Jon Ehlers interviews Dr. Cynthia Lumley, Principal of Westfield House.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-10-17

Children and the Liturgy

Pastor Jon Ehlers interviews Deaconess Marta Naumann about the importance of learning the Liturgical language.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-09-19

The Apostle Paul and Justification

By grace through faith. Part 3 of a 3-series interview with Cambridge Doctorandus James Protho.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-09-12

The Apostle Paul and Justification

How Paul saw it: Justification, forgiveness, reconciliation. Part 2 of a 3-series interview with Cambridge Doctorandus James Protho.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-09-05

The apostle Paul and Justification

The courtroom scene in the Old Testament. Part 1 of a 3-series interview with Cambridge Doctorandus James Protho.

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-08-29

The Church is always penitential, Werner Klan, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #141

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-08-22

The Church is always penitential, Werner Klan, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #140

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-08-15

Matthias Flacius - Theologian of sin and grace, Luka Ilic

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #139

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-08-08

Marriage and human sexuality, James Bachman, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #138

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-08-01

Marriage and human sexuality, James Bachman, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #137

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-07-25

Confidence in Christ, Gregory Selz

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #136

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-06-05

Reformation Mission, Gregory Selz

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #135

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-05-02

Celebrating the Reformation, Werner Klan, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #134

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-03-27

Celebrating the Reformation, Werner Klan, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #133

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-03-20

The Lutheran Church in Southern Africa, Modise Maragelo

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #132

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-03-14

The relevance of Martin Luther in the 21st Century, Robert Kolb

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #131

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-03-07

The pre-incarnate Son in the OT, Charles Gieschen, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #130

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-02-29

The pre-incarnate Son in the OT, Charles Gieschen, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #129

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-02-22

The Catholicity and Evangelicalism of Lutheranism, Charles Evanson

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #128

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-02-15

The Lutheran Church in Nigeria, Christian Ekong

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #127

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-02-08

Hearing the Word of God, Christoph Barnbrock

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #126

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2016-02-01

New archaeological discoveries in Israel, Shahar Shilo

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #125

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-07-27

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil, Ricardo Rieth

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #124

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-07-20

What it is to be a Lutheran, James Nestingen, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #123

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-07-13

What it is to be a Lutheran, James Nestingen, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #122

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-07-06

Luther and Economics, Ricardo Rieth

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #121

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-06-29

Why study the OT, Andrew Bartelt, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #120

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-06-22

Why study the OT, Andrew Bartelt, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #119

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-06-15

TLI - 118 - The Lutheran Church in Cambodia, Vannarith Chhim

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #118

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-06-08

The relationship between reason and faith, James Bachman

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #117

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-06-01

The Scandal of Christianity, John Bombaro

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #116

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-05-11

How Modern Protestantism makes a good case for Atheism - John McKenzie, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #115

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-05-04

How Modern Protestantism makes a good case for Atheism - John McKenzie, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #114

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-04-27

Life and Work of St Augustine, Boris Gunjevic, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #113

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-04-20

Life and Work of St Augustine, Boris Gunjevic, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #112

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-04-13

The Mission Province in Finland, Esko Murto

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #111

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-04-06

Sharing the Gospel in a post-Christian era, Lawrence Rast

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #110

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-03-30

The Christian understanding of marriage, Werner Klan

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #109

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-03-23

The Lutheran Church in Ethiopia, Will Schumacher, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #108

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-03-16

The Lutheran Church in Ethiopia, Will Schumacher, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #107

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-03-09

Martin Luther`s interpretation of The Scriptures, Robert Kolb, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #106

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-03-02

Martin Luther`s interpretation of The Scriptures, Robert Kolb, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #105

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-02-23

The Lutheran Church in Indonesia, Eben Ezer Aruan

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #104

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-02-16

The priesthood of all believers, Robert Rosin, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #103

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-02-09

The priesthood of all believers, Robert Rosin, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #102

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-02-02

The importance of Christian Education, Robert Kempe, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #101

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-01-19

The importance of Christian Education, Robert Kempe, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #100

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-01-12

Luther`s Small Catechism in Lithuanian, Ian Christie-Miller

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #99

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2015-01-05

The importance of Prayer, Boris Gunjevic

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #98

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-12-29

Christian Mission in the End Times, Robert Rosin

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #97

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-12-15

Lutheran relief in Lebanon, Fadi Khairallah

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #96

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-11-24

The big picture of the Bible, Andrew Norris

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #95

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-11-17

Depression, Beverly Yahnke, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #94

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-11-10

Depression, Beverly Yahnke, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #93

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-11-03

The Lutheran Church in Hong Kong, Allan Yung

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #92

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-10-27

The use of Biblical Archaeology, Acir Raymann

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #91

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-10-20

The nature and source of the Pastor`s authority, Harold Senkbeil, 2 of 2

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-10-13

The nature and source of the Pastor`s authority, Harold Senkbeil, 1 of 2

For more information about Doxology - the Lutheran centre for spiritual care and counsel - go to <a href="http://www.doxology.us" target="_blank">www.doxology.us</a>

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-10-06

The role of the Holy Spirit in the New Testament, Gerson Linden, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #88

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-09-29

The role of the Holy Spirit in the New Testament, Gerson Linden, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #87

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-09-22

After Life in the Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism, Jeffrey Pulse, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #86

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-08-28

After Life in the Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism, Jeffrey Pulse, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #85

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-08-18

The year of Jubilee, Lidija Gunjevic

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #84

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-07-28

The body in Luther`s theology, Charles Cortright, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #83

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-06-16

The body in Luther`s theology, Charles Cortright, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #82

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-06-09

The task of bringing Christ to the nations, Peter Kirby

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #81

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-06-02

The Church in the middle ages, Bruce Brasington, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #80

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-05-26

The Church in the middle ages, Bruce Brasington, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #79

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-05-19

The formation and significance of the Christian canon, Tomas Bokedal, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #78

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-05-12

The formation and significance of the Christian canon, Tomas Bokedal, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #77

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-05-05

The context of Christian Mission, Didzis Stilve, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #76

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-04-28

The context of Christian Mission, Didzis Stilve, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #75

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-04-21

Law & Gospel in the Old Testament, Scott Ashmon, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #74

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-04-14

Law & Gospel in the Old Testament, Scott Ashmon, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #73

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-04-07

The Justification of the ungodly, Jonathan Grothe, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #72

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-03-31

The Justification of the ungodly, Jonathan Grothe, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #71

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-03-24

The importance of Liturgy, Timothy Quill, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #70

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-03-17

The importance of Liturgy, Timothy Quill, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #69

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-03-10

Breaking down the dividing walls in the ministry to children, Tapani Simojoki, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #68

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-03-03

Breaking down the dividing walls in the ministry to children, Tapani Simojoki, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #67

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-02-24

The hand of God in the history of the Church, Dean Zweck, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #66

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-02-17

The hand of God in the history of the Church, Dean Zweck, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #65

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-02-10

The revival of the deaconess movement under Lutheran impetus, Cheryl Naumann, 2 of 2

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  • 2014-02-03

The revival of the deaconess movement under Lutheran impetus, Cheryl Naumann, 1 of 2

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-01-27

The importance of preaching the Gospel, James Cerdenola

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-01-20

Philipp Melanchthon, Robert Rosin, 3 of 3

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-01-13

Philipp Melanchthon, Robert Rosin, 2 of 3

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2014-01-06

Philipp Melanchthon, Robert Rosin, 1 of 3

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-12-30

The message in Christmas carols, Joel Humman

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #58

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-12-23

The Lutheran Church in the Philippines, James Cerdenola

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #57

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-12-02

Holy Baptism, Tom Winger, 3 of 3

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  • 2013-11-25

Holy Baptism, Tom Winger, 2 of 3

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #55

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-11-18

Holy Baptism, Tom Winger, 1 of 3

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #54

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-11-11

The state of the Church in Sweden, Bengt & Maria Birgersson

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #53

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-10-28

Lutheran mission in Europe and Asia, Tony Booker

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #52

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-10-21

The patterns of pastoral ministry, Jonathan Grothe, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #51

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-10-14

The patterns of pastoral ministry, Jonathan Grothe, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #50

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-10-07

Christian Martyrdom, William Weinrich, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #49

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-09-30

Christian Martyrdom, William Weinrich, 1 of 2

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-09-23

How to like Paul again, Conrad Gempf, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #47

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-09-16

How to like Paul again, Conrad Gempf, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #46

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-09-09

Natural Theology and its place in Christian life, Joel Lehenbauer, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #45

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-09-02

Natural Theology and its place in Christian life, Joel Lehenbauer, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #44

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-08-26

Lutheran Mission in Asia, Jeff Ehlers - Part 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #43

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-07-29

Lutheran Mission in Asia, Jeff Ehlers - Part 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #42

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-07-22

The life and work of St Jerome, Christopher Knight

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #41

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-07-15

The Lutheran Church in Denmark, Leif Jensen

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #40

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-07-08

The importance of Apologetics, William Mundt, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #39

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-07-01

The importance of Apologetics, William Mundt, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #38

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-06-24

The proper interpretation of The Scriptures, Edward Kettner

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #37

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-06-17

Proclaiming the Gospel in diverse and challenging environments, Brent Smith

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #36

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-06-10

The SELK, Werner Klan

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #35

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-06-03

Depression, Todd Pepperkorn, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #34

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-04-29

Depression, Todd Pepperkorn, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #33

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-04-22

The Christian and mental health, Robert Kempe, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #32

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-04-15

The Christian and mental health, Robert Kempe, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #31

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-04-08

The Church under Communist rule, Tibor Fabiny, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #30

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-04-01

The Church under Communist rule, Tibor Fabiny, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #29

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-03-25

Responding the critics of Christianity, Boris Gunjevic, 2 of 2

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-03-18

Responding the critics of Christianity, Boris Gunjevic, 1 of 2

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-03-11

Luther`s impact on education, Robert Rosin

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-03-04

The ordination of women, John Pless, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #25

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-02-25

The ordination of women, John Pless, 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #24

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-02-18

Pastoral care for homosexuals, John Bombaro

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #23

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-02-11

The problem of sin, Joel Heck, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #22

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-02-04

The problem of sin, Joel Heck, 1 of 2

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-01-28

Preaching the Parables, David Scaer, 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #20

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-01-21

Preaching the Parables, David Scaer, 1 of 2

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-01-14

The effect of Lutheran radio ministry in Ghana, John Donkoh

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2013-01-07

The real meaning of church fellowship

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2012-12-31

The Advent of Christ according to Isaiah - Part 2 of 2

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2012-12-24

The Advent of Christ according to Isaiah - Part 1 of 2

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2012-12-17

The Theology of The Cross from a non-Lutheran perspective, Alister McGrath

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2012-12-11

The power of communication in the service of the Gospel

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2012-11-26

The Function of Liturgy - Part 1 of 2

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2012-11-19

The Book of Concord as a Missionary Tool in Africa - Part 2 of 2

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2012-11-12

The Book of Concord as a Missionary Tool in Africa - Part 1 of 2

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2012-11-05

The Theology of the Cross - Part 2 of 2

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  • 2012-10-29

The Theology of the Cross - Part 1 of 2

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  • 2012-10-22

The Book of Concord

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2012-10-15

The reliability of the Bible - Part 2 of 2

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2012-10-08

The reliability of the Bible - Part 1 of 2

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  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2012-10-01

Book of Ephesians, Tom Winger - Part 2 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #3

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2012-09-24

Book of Ephesians, Tom Winger - Part 1 of 2

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #2

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  • 2012-09-17

What is Islam?

The Lutheran Inquisitor - #1

  • Rev. Jon Ehlers
  • 2012-09-10