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As you grab your morning coffee (and pastry, let’s be honest), join hosts Andy Bates and Sarah Gulseth as they bring you stories of the intersection of Lutheran life and a secular world. Catch real-life stories of mercy work of the LCMS and partners, updates from missionaries across the ocean, behind the scenes encounters from the International Center, and practical talk about how to live boldly Lutheran.

As you grab your morning coffee (and pastry, let’s be honest), join hosts Andy Bates and Sarah Gulseth as they bring you stories of the intersection of Lutheran life and a secular world. Catch real-life stories of mercy work of the LCMS and partners, updates from missionaries across the ocean, behind the scenes encounters from the International Center, and practical talk about how to live boldly Lutheran.
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As you grab your morning coffee (and pastry, let’s be honest), join hosts Andy Bates and Sarah Gulseth as they bring you stories of the intersection of Lutheran life and a secular world. Catch real-life stories of mercy work of the LCMS and partners, updates from missionaries across the ocean, behind the scenes encounters from the International Center, and practical talk about how to live boldly Lutheran.

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Episodes

Epiphany: Light, Marvel, Giving, and Witness --- 2019/01/16

1/16/2019
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Rev. William Weedon, Director of Worship with the LCMS, joins Sarah and guest co-host Rachel Bomberger, managing editor of the Lutheran Witness, to talk about the difference between Christmas and Epiphany and a few of the themes we find in the season of Epiphany. Find worship resources at lcms.org/worship.

Duration:00:12:48

Missionaries in the Home --- 2019/01/16

1/16/2019
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Rachel Bomberger, managing editor of the Lutheran Witness, joins Sarah to talk about how the theme of the January Lutheran Witness also applies in the home, including how parents influence their children in the Word of God and how spouses also encourage each other in the Word. Find the Lutheran Witness at witness.lcms.org and subscribe at cph.org/witness.

Duration:00:12:08

The King of Instruments for Kids --- 2019/01/15

1/15/2019
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Emmy Woock, Director of Music Ministries at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Elmhurst, Illinois, joins Sarah and guest co-host Rev. William Weedon, LCMS Director of Worship, to talk about the importance of training young people in the music and liturgy of the church, the program she created to teach young people to play organ, and how other churches can do the same. Follow Redeemer at facebook.com/RedeemerElmhurst. This is a rebroadcast from July 23, 2018.

Duration:00:12:39

Presidential Nominations and All Things Conventional --- 2019/01/15

1/15/2019
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Rev. Dr. John Sias, Secretary of the LCMS, joins Sarah to talk about the upcoming deadlines regarding the 2019 National Synodical Convention (including nominations for president!), presidential election voter registration, and the overtures that will be considered at convention. Learn more about the upcoming convention at lcms.org/convention.

Duration:00:12:08

January Reporter Overview --- 2019/01/14

1/14/2019
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Cheryl Magness, Managing Editor of Reporter Online with LCMS Communications, joins Sarah for an overview of the January edition of the Reporter, including a photo spread from Erik Lunsford, an special insert on Worker Wellness, and many stories on important things going on around the Synod. Find online stories and subscribe to the Reporter at reporter.lcms.org.

Duration:00:12:49

Preaching the Gospel and the Baptism of Jesus --- 2019/01/14

1/14/2019
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Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, pastor of St Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ferndale, California, KFUO Radio’s Church of the Week, joins Sarah to talk about who St. Mark’s is, and also the rich theology of the Baptism of Jesus. Learn more about St. Mark’s at stmarksferndale.com.

Duration:00:12:00

Missionaries in New Mexico --- 2019/01/11

1/11/2019
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Rev. Adam and Deaconess Melissa DeGroot, domestic missionaries in Albuquerque, New Mexico, join Sarah to talk about their work in New Mexico, the congregation they’re serving at St. Andrew, and their hope for St. Andrew in the coming months. Follow their story in their Facebook Group DeGroots in ABQ and find information about St. Andrew Lutheran Church at saintandrewlutheran.church and facebook.com/standrewabq. If you’d like to support their work as missionaries, visit lcms.org/degroot.

Duration:00:11:16

2019 Symposia Series at CTSFW --- 2019/01/11

1/11/2019
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Dr. David Scaer, The David P. Scaer Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology and Chairman of Systematic Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, joins Sarah to talk about the upcoming Symposia Series, including the exegetical symposium on themes in the Gospel of John and the systematic symposium focusing on the meaning of Biblical authority. Find details and register at ctsfw.edu/ctsfw-events/symposia.

Duration:00:13:42

March for Life Survival Guide --- 2019/01/10

1/10/2019
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Deaconess Betsy Karkan, university deaconess at Concordia University Chicago, joins Sarah and guest co-host Peter Slayton, LCMS social media manager, to talk about some survival tips for the March for Life, including what to expect, things to pack, and what to look forward to. If you’re planning on joining the LCMS groups at the 2019 Chicago or DC marches, look for fluorescent yellow hats and meet at Federal Plaza in Chicago, and on 12th street between Jefferson and Madison in DC. Find...

Duration:00:12:49

Night to Shine --- 2019/01/10

1/10/2019
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Rev. Eric Longman, pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson, Missouri, joins Sarah and guest co-host Peter Slayton, LCMS social media manager, to talk about the “Night to Shine” event being held at St. Paul on February 8. “Night to Shine” is a prom experience for people with special needs, to show the love of Christ to them in a festive environment. Learn more about the event at St. Paul at stpauljackson.com/night-to-shine, and find more information about “Night to Shine” at...

Duration:00:12:39

Sing About Jesus’ Baptism --- 2019/01/09

1/9/2019
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Rev. Peter Ill, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, Illinois, joins Sarah to talk about the theology of the Baptism of our Lord using hymns we sing for this day in our liturgical calendar, specifically Lutheran Service Book 405 “To Jordan’s River Came Our Lord” and 404 “Jesus Once with Sinners Numbered.” Text of LSB 405 “To Jordan’s River Came Our Lord” © 1993 James P. Tiefel

Duration:00:12:48

Fertility Awareness Based Methods for Whole Body Wellness --- 2019/01/09

1/9/2019
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Marguerite Duane, MD, MHA, FAAFP, Executive Director of FACTS (Fertility Appreciation Collaborative to Teach the Science), joins Sarah to talk about what fertility awareness based methods (FABMs) are, how they fit into whole-body wellness, and why medical professionals should know how to use them in their practices. FACTS is offering one day CME conferences geared to educate more medical professionals about the science supporting fertility awareness based methods. Learn more and register at...

Duration:00:12:09

Coping with the Winter Blues --- 2019/01/08

1/8/2019
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Sara Corenti, MS RD LD, Health and Wellness Educator with Concordia Plan Services, joins Sarah and guest co-host Rachel Bomberger, managing witness of the Lutheran Witness, to talk about strategies for coping with seasonal affective disorder, resources for mental health, and some great ways to eat healthy during the winter. For Concordia Health Plan members, find Employee Assistance Program resources at mycigna.com, and non-CHP members can access resources at my.cigna.com?token=LCMS.

Duration:00:12:49

Telling His Story --- 2019/01/08

1/8/2019
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Rev. Dr. Mark Wood, director of LCMS Witness & Outreach and Revitalization, joins Sarah and guest co-host Rachel Bomberger, managing witness of the Lutheran Witness, to talk about witnessing from a Lutheran perspective, how the Apostles’ Creed creates a framework for how we can share Jesus’ story with others, and how we live out our lives as witnesses to the Gospel. Read Rev. Wood’s article “Evangelism” in the January edition of the Lutheran Witness, which you can subscribe to at...

Duration:00:12:09

Missions at Home and Abroad --- 2019/01/07

1/7/2019
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Rachel Bomberger, managing editor of the Lutheran Witness, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the January edition of the Lutheran Witness which includes great articles on the topic of missions and witness from a Lutheran perspective. These articles will enlighten and challenge you in a wonderful way! Find your copy of the Lutheran Witness at cph.org/witness.

Duration:00:12:58

American Heritage Girls Respect Life --- 2019/01/07

1/7/2019
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Patti Garibay, Founder and Executive Director of American Heritage Girls, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about how American Heritage Girls demonstrates an affirmation of life, how AHG troops will be learning about and supporting the value of human life, and the Respect Life patch that girls are eligible to earn. Learn more about American Heritage Girls at aghonline.org.

Duration:00:12:29

12 Days of Christmas: Missionary Story — Young Family --- 2019/01/03

1/4/2019
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Andy Bates discusses cultural differences and similarities in Christmas traditions with missionary Krista Young, DCE, who serves the Lord as the LCMS area volunteer coordinator for Eastern and Southern Africa. Learn more about Krista at lcms.org/young.

Duration:00:08:24

12 Days of Christmas: Missionary Story — Federwitz Family --- 2019/01/03

1/4/2019
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Andy Bates discusses Federwitz family Christmas traditions across multiple generations of this missionary family in multiple regions of Africa with guest Paul Federwitz, Information Technology Coordinator with Lutheran Bible Translators.

Duration:00:11:34

12 Days of Christmas: Behind the Hymns — Lutheran Service Book 391-393 --- 2019/01/05

12/21/2018
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During these 12 Days of Christmas, we’re taking a closer look at our Christmas hymnody found in Lutheran Service Book. Today, we study LSB 391-393 with Deaconess Sandra Rhein. Find your edition of the Lutheran Service Book at cph.org/lsb. Interested in doing your own hymn research? Check out hymnary.org and find tips at music.cph.org/blog/diy-hymnology-research-tips-for-studying-hymns.

12 Days of Christmas: Behind the Hymns — Lutheran Service Book 388-390 --- 2019/01/04

12/21/2018
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During these 12 Days of Christmas, we’re taking a closer look at our Christmas hymnody found in Lutheran Service Book. Today, we study LSB 388-390 with Phillip Magness, Director of Sanctuary Worship at Concordia Lutheran Church in Kirkwood, Missouri. Find your edition of the Lutheran Service Book at cph.org/lsb. Interested in doing your own hymn research? Check out hymnary.org and find tips at music.cph.org/blog/diy-hymnology-research-tips-for-studying-hymns.