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Issues, Etc. is produced by Lutheran Public Radio. Issues, Etc. is a live theological talk show from a confessional Lutheran perspective. The show features expert guests in theology, Biblical interpretation, apologetics, ethics, philosophy, law and culture. Issues, Etc. is hosted by Todd Wilken, a p…

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    1852. Looking Forward to Sunday Morning (1 Year Lectionary) Trinity 4 – Pr. David Petersen, 7/4/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 57:21

    Pr. David Petersen of Gottesdienst: The Journal of Lutheran Liturgy God With Us Gottesdienst: The Journal of Lutheran Liturgy

    1851. A Biography of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas – Mark Paoletta, 7/4/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 57:05

    Mark Paoletta, co-author, “Created Equal” Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words

    1823. Looking Forward to Sunday Morning (1 Year Lectionary) Trinity 3 – Pr. David Petersen, 7/1/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 57:25

    Pr. David Petersen of Gottesdienst: The Journal of Lutheran Liturgy God With Us Gottesdienst: The Journal of Lutheran Liturgy

    1822. Historical and Textual Problems with the Qur’an – Robert Spencer, 7/1/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 32:58

    Robert Spencer of Jihad Watch The Critical Qur'an Jihad Watch Did Muhammad Exist?: An Inquiry into Islam's Obscure Origins―Revised and Expanded Edition The Critical Qur'an: Explained from Key Islamic Commentaries and Contemporary Historical Research The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to ISIS The Complete Infidel's Guide to Free Speech (and Its Enemies) Confessions of an [...]

    1821. Church Outreach – Dr. Mark Wood, 7/1/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 27:30

    Pr. Mark Wood, Director of LCMS Witness and Outreach, Revitalization Meaningful Outreach Connection to Christ: Witnessing in Everyday Life LCMS Witness and Outreach LCMS Church Revitalization

    1812. Looking Forward to Sunday Morning (3 Year Lectionary): Pentecost 4 – Dr. Carl Fickenscher, 6/30/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 57:26

    Dr. Carl Fickenscher of Concordia Theological Seminary-Ft. Wayne, IN Concordia Theological Seminary-Fort Wayne

    1811. The Saint Peter Option: Living as Exiles in a Foreign Land, Conclusion – Pr. Peter Bender, 6/30/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 57:49

    Peter Bender of The Concordia Catechetical Academy Concordia Catechetical Academy 2022 Concordia Catechetical Academy Symposium

    1804. The Teaching of History in Public Schools and a New Curriculum Standard – Joy Pullmann, 6/29/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 25:01

    Joy Pullmann of The Federalist Joy Pullmann's Columns at The Federalist The Education Invasion: How Common Core Fights Parents for Control of American Kids

    1803. Responding to Roman Catholic Proof Texts: Apostolic Succession – Dr. Steven Parks, 6/29/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 32:52

    1802. Just War – Dr. Jonathan Shaw, 6/29/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 21:52

    Dr. Jonathan Shaw, Assistant to the President of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod The Lutheran Witness Magazine

    1801. Media Coverage of the Supreme Court’s Dobb’s Ruling – Terry Mattingly, 6/29/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 35:28

    Terry Mattingly of GetReligion Pop Goes Religion: Faith in Popular Culture GetReligion.org

    1793. Teaching a Sunday School Lesson: Creation – Pr. Tom Baker, 6/28/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 30:25

    Pr. Tom Baker of Law and Gospel Enduring Faith Law and Gospel with Tom Baker

    1792. Responding to Listener Email and the Issues, Etc. Comment Line, 6/28/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 50:25

    1791. The Democratic Party and the Overturn of Roe v. Wade – Mollie Hemingway, 6/28/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 32:51

    Mollie Hemingway of Fox News and The Federalist Rigged: How the Media, Big Tech, and the Democrats Seized Our Elections Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court Trump vs. the Media Mollie Hemingway's Federalist Articles

    1783. The US Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson Ruling – Dr. Sherif Girgis, 6/27/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 23:14

    Sherif Girgis of the University of Notre Dame What Is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense

    1782. Christian Pledges of Allegiance and the Creeds – Joshua Pauling, 6/27/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 18:51

    Joshua Pauling, author, “I Pledge Allegiance to …What?” I Pledge Allegiance to …What?

    1781. The Historic Liturgy, Part 18 – Pr. Will Weedon & Pr. Sean Daenzer, 6/27/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 69:51

    Pr. Will Weedon, Host of The Word of the Lord Endures Forever Pr. Sean Daenzer, Director of Worship for the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod LCMS Liturgical Glossary The Word of the Lord Endures Forever Celebrating the Saints Thank, Praise, Serve and Obey See My Savior's Hands LCMS Worship The Chief Divine Service

    1752. Classical Liberalism and Black Prosperity – Dr. Rachel Ferguson, 6/24/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 48:38

    Dr. Rachel Ferguson, co-author, “”Black Liberation through the Marketplace” Black Liberation through the Marketplace

    1751. The Saint Peter Option: Living as Exiles in a Foreign Land, Part 22 – Pr. Peter Bender, 6/24/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 66:50

    Peter Bender of The Concordia Catechetical Academy Concordia Catechetical Academy 2022 Concordia Catechetical Academy Symposium

    1743. Looking Forward to Sunday Morning (3 Year Lectionary): Pentecost 3 – Dr. Carl Fickenscher, 6/23/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 57:23

    Dr. Carl Fickenscher of Concordia Theological Seminary-Ft. Wayne, IN Concordia Theological Seminary-Fort Wayne

    1742. Responding to Listener Email and the Issues, Etc. Comment Line, 6/23/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 32:40

    1741. The Movie, “Jurassic World: Dominion” – Pr. Ted Giese, 6/23/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 32:40

    Pr. Ted Giese of Mount Olive Lutheran-Regina, Saskatchewan Pr Giese's Movie Reviews

    1734. The US Supreme Court’s Rejection of Maine’s Ban on Aid to Religious Schools – Michael Bindas, 6/22/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 26:23

    Michael Bindas of the Institute for Justice Institute for Justice

    1733. The Decline of the American Dream – Tim Carney, 6/22/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 33:49

    Tim Carney, author, “Alienated America” Alienated America

    1732. Actor Chris Evans' Condemnation of LGBT Critics – Pr. Hans Fiene, 6/22/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 24:47

    Pr. Hans Fiene of Lutheran Satire Childless Chris Evans' Inspiring Condemnation Of Anti-LGBT Bigots: ‘Those People Die Off Like Dinosaurs' Lutheran Satire

    1731. Media Coverage of Calvin College and the Christian Reformed Church – Terry Mattingly, 6/22/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 32:12

    Terry Mattingly of GetReligion Pop Goes Religion: Faith in Popular Culture GetReligion.org

    Looking Forward to Sunday Morning (1 Year Lectionary) Trinity 2 – Pr. David Petersen, 6/22/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 57:16

    Pr. David Petersen of Gottesdienst: The Journal of Lutheran Liturgy God With Us Gottesdienst: The Journal of Lutheran Liturgy

    1724. Rick Warren’s Address to the Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention – Pr. Chris Rosebrough, 6/21/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 43:13

    1723. Jesus’ Heroic Salvation Quest – Pr. Eric Eichinger, 6/21/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 20:50

    Pr. Eric Eichinger, author “Lord of Legends” Lord of Legends

    1722. Teaching a Sunday School Lesson: The Return of Christ – Pr. Tom Baker, 6/21/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 25:23

    Pr. Tom Baker of Law and Gospel Enduring Faith Law and Gospel with Tom Baker

    1721. The Restoration of Citizenship – Dr. Victor David Hanson, 6/21/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 32:08

    Dr. Victor David Hanson, author, “The Dying Citizen” The Dying Citizen The Hoover Institution

    1712. The Failure of Legalized Abortion – Dr. Ryan Anderson, 6/20/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 50:44

    Dr. Ryan Anderson, President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center Tearing Us Apart Ethics and Public Policy Center The Public Discourse

    1711. The Historic Liturgy, Part 17 – Pr. Will Weedon & Pr. Sean Daenzer, 6/20/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 61:13

    Pr. Will Weedon, Host of The Word of the Lord Endures Forever Pr. Sean Daenzer, Director of Worship for the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod LCMS Liturgical Glossary The Word of the Lord Endures Forever Celebrating the Saints Thank, Praise, Serve and Obey See My Savior's Hands LCMS Worship The Chief Divine Service

    1683. The Hypocrisy of Pro-Choice Attacks on Crisis Pregnancy Centers – Patty Knap, 6/17/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 18:14

    Patty Knap, Certified Pregnancy Care Counselor

    1682. Fatherhood – Pr. Jeff Hemmer, 6/17/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 57:28

    Pr. Jeff Hemmer, author, “Man Up! The Quest for Masculinity” Man Up! The Quest for Masculinity

    1681. Fatherlessness and the Fracturing of Society – Dr. Stephen Baskerville, 6/16/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 57:49

    Dr. Stephen Baskerville of the Collegium Intermarium, Warsaw, Poland Revolt of the Fatherless A Gentleman's Guide to Manners, Sex, and Ruling the World

    1673. Media Coverage of Pro-Abortion Attacks on Roman Catholic Churches and Crisis Pregnancy Centers – Clemente Lisi, 6/16/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 17:45

    Clemente Lisi of GetReligion Pro-Abortion Rights Activists Hit Catholic Churches, But You Probably Didn't Read about It

    1672. The Radio Preaching of Fulton J. Sheen and Walter A. Maier – Dr. Kirk Farney, 6/16/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 44:59

    Dr. Kirk Farney, author, “Ministers of a New Medium” Ministers of a New Medium

    1671. Looking Forward to Sunday Morning (3 Year Lectionary): Pentecost 2 – Dr. Carl Fickenscher, 6/16/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 57:26

    Dr. Carl Fickenscher of Concordia Theological Seminary-Ft. Wayne, IN Concordia Theological Seminary-Fort Wayne

    Looking Forward to Sunday Morning (1 Year Lectionary) Trinity 1 – Pr. David Petersen, 6/16/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 56:52

    Pr. David Petersen of Gottesdienst: The Journal of Lutheran Liturgy God With Us Gottesdienst: The Journal of Lutheran Liturgy

    1662. The Saint Peter Option: Living as Exiles in a Foreign Land, Part 21 – Pr. Peter Bender, 6/15/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 69:37

    Peter Bender of The Concordia Catechetical Academy Concordia Catechetical Academy 2022 Concordia Catechetical Academy Symposium

    1661. Media Coverage of the Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention – Terry Mattingly, 6/14/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 43:41

    Terry Mattingly of GetReligion Pop Goes Religion: Faith in Popular Culture GetReligion.org

    1655. Teaching a Sunday School Lesson: Paul’s Letters to Timothy – Pr. Tom Baker, 6/14/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 24:30

    Pr. Tom Baker of Law and Gospel Enduring Faith Law and Gospel with Tom Baker

    1654. Responding to Listener Email and the Issues, Etc. Comment Line, 6/14/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 39:46

    1653. The Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention – Bob Smietana, 6/14/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 18:42

    Bob Smietana of Religion News Service When Southern Baptists Meet Next Week, Anything Could Happen

    1652. A New Gallup Poll on American Attitudes on Abortion – Dr. Michael New, 6/14/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 11:28

    Dr. Michael New of the Charlotte Lozier Institute Michael New's Articles at National Review The Charlotte Lozier Institute

    1651. Same-Sex Marriage Advocates and the Supreme Court’s Dobbs Ruling – Brian Brown, 6/14/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 17:58

    Brian Brown, President of the National Organization for Marriage National Organization for Marriage

    1642. The Philosophical Origins of Critical Theory – Dr. Doug Groothuis, 6/13/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 45:08

    Dr. Doug Groothuis of Denver Seminary Fire in the Streets America, Critical Theory, and Social Crisis Truth Decay: Defending Christianity Against the Challenges of Postmodernism

    1641. The Historic Liturgy, Part 16 – Pr. Will Weedon & Pr. Sean Daenzer, 6/13/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 67:37

    Pr. Will Weedon, Host of The Word of the Lord Endures Forever Pr. Sean Daenzer, Director of Worship for the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod LCMS Liturgical Glossary The Word of the Lord Endures Forever Celebrating the Saints Thank, Praise, Serve and Obey See My Savior's Hands LCMS Worship The Chief Divine Service

    1613. The Arrest of an Armed Man Near Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s Home – Mark Hemingway, 6/10/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 20:04

    Mark Hemingway of RealClear Investigations Mark Hemingway's Columns at RealClear Investigations

    1612. The Athanasian Creed – Pr. Heath Curtis, 6/10/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 64:23

    Pr. Heath Curtis of LCMS Stewardship Stewardship: For the Care of Souls (Lexham Ministry Guides)

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