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The Coffee Hour from KFUO Radio

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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, and practical talk about how to live boldly Lutheran. The Coffee Hour is underwritten by Concordia University Wisconsin. Live Uncommon. Learn more at cuw.edu.

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, and practical talk about how to live boldly Lutheran. The Coffee Hour is underwritten by Concordia University Wisconsin. Live Uncommon. Learn more at cuw.edu.

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United States

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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, and practical talk about how to live boldly Lutheran. The Coffee Hour is underwritten by Concordia University Wisconsin. Live Uncommon. Learn more at cuw.edu.

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@kfuoradio

Language:

English

Contact:

314-965-9000


Episodes

Witnessing in Everyday Life

6/11/2021
Rev. Dr. Mark Wood, Director Witness and Outreach & Revitalization with the LCMS Office of National Mission, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about his book Connected to Christ: Witnessing in Everyday Life available from Concordia Publishing House, including defining the terms "evangelist" and "witness," who is called to be a witness, some misconceptions about witnessing, and how witnessing is about sharing Jesus' love with those around us in our lives. Find Connected to Christ: Witnessing in...

Duration:00:26:51

In not Of: Lutheran Church–Canada National Youth Gathering

6/10/2021
Rev. Eric Moffett, Associate Pastor of Foothills Lutheran Church in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and Speaker for the Lutheran Church–Canada National Youth Gathering in 2022, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the theme "In not Of" from Philippians 3:20, how this Gathering serves the youth of the Lutheran Church–Canada, what the youth will be doing during their time at the gathering in Winnipeg, and the people behind the scenes who make this event possible. Learn more about the LCC NYG July...

Duration:00:12:31

Grace Day Jefferson County

6/10/2021
Rev. Kyle Castens, Pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Festus, Missouri, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the history of Grace Day Jefferson County, how this event serves the surrounding community, the services that are provided, and how this event fits into how Immanuel and the churches in Jefferson County serve the community throughout the year. Learn more at ilcfestus.org.

Duration:00:14:53

Theological Education with the Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church

6/9/2021
The Rev. Matthew Wood, serving the Lord in Indonesia with the Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church (GKLI), joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the community where he serves on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia, how the GKLI serves the people of Indonesia, the challenges they've faced in the last year, and how the Lord has provided through trying times. Learn more about Rev. Wood and and how to support his work at lcms.org/wood.

Duration:00:26:40

Finding Wisdom In a Land Of Information Gluttony

6/8/2021
Brett McCracken, senior editor for the Gospel Coalition and the author of Uncomfortable; Hipster Christianity; Gray Matters; and The Wisdom Pyramid, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about our current cultural state of information gluttony, what happens when we constant distraction and input in our lives, where true wisdom comes from, and how the Wisdom Pyramid can inform how we navigate the information we choose to consume. Find Brett McCracken's content at brettmccracken.com and The Wisdom...

Duration:00:27:05

Mental Health Monday: Making a Plan for Self-Care

6/7/2021
Dr. Beverly Yahnke, Executive Director for Spiritual Counsel with DOXOLOGY, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about developing a plan for self-care, including what we mean by self-care, why we need a plan, how we begin developing this plan, things that are important to consider, and how we ensure we make use of this plan. Learn more about DOXOLOGY, including Take Heart Retreats for pastors, at doxology.us. Hear Mental Health Mondays each Monday at 9am CT! Find all episode with the tag "Mental...

Duration:00:28:38

Searching the Scriptures: June/July 2021 Lutheran Witness

6/4/2021
Rev. Roy Askins, Managing Editor of The Lutheran Witness, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the “Searching the Scriptures” feature in the June/July 2021 issue of the Lutheran Witness titled "He ascended into heaven and sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty" about this phrase of the Second Article of the Apostles' Creed. Follow along and search the Scriptures and Apostles' Creed with us! Find online exclusives of the Lutheran Witness at witness.lcms.org and subscribe to the...

Duration:00:30:21

Behaving Like a Christian on Social Media (Rebroadcast)

6/3/2021
Peter Slayton, Social Media Manager for the LCMS, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about how context collapse affects how we interact with each other on social media, what scripture says about how we talk about hot topics (like abortion), and what it means to behave like a Christian online while still speaking the truth. This is a rebroadcast from May 23, 2019. 1 Peter 3:13-17 ESV 13 Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good?14 But even if you should suffer for...

Duration:00:26:59

Theological Education in Russia

6/2/2021
The Rev. Jerry Lawson, who serves the Lord in Russia as a theological educator, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the community where he serves in St. Petersburg, stories of learning cultural nuances, the focus of his service here, and how the Lord has provided for his service during his time there. Read his family's story and how to support their work at lcms.org/lawson, and also follow the Lawsons on Facebook at facebook.com/LawsontoRussia.

Duration:00:26:32

Jesus Does the Doing: Picking Christ-Centered Devotions (Rebroadcast)

6/1/2021
Rev. Peter Ill, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, Illinois, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about why we should do both devotions and attend corporate worship, what to look for in devotional material, and how to pick out if the devotional material is worthy of your time. Find the Treasury of Daily Prayer at cph.org/treasury or find the PrayNow App in your Apple or Google Play app store. This is a rebroadcast from August 29, 2019.

Duration:00:09:00

Hymns of Trust in the Green Season (Rebroadcast)

6/1/2021
Rev. Merritt Demski, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo, Illinois, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about a few seasons common during the "Green Season," or the season after Pentecost or Trinity. These hymns are: LSB 708 "Lord, Thee I Love with All My Heart," LSB 722 "Lord, Take My Hand and Lead Me," and LSB 729 "I Am Trusting Thee, Lord Jesus." This is a rebroadcast from August 27, 2019.

Duration:00:13:15

Mental Health Monday: Fear, Anxiety, and Worry (Rebroadcast)

5/31/2021
Deaconess Heidi Goehmann, LCSW, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the relationship between fear and mystery, distinctions to make between fear, anxiety, and worry, and how we can know to ask for help with our fear. Hear Mental Health Mondays each Monday at 9am CT! Find all episode with the tag "Mental Health Monday." View Deaconess Heidi's Mental Health Playlist on Youtube and find all of her writings at heidigoehmann.com. This is a rebroadcast from January 27, 2020.

Duration:00:12:41

Mental Health Monday: Emotions and Where to Put Them (Rebroadcast)

5/31/2021
Deaconess Heidi Goehmann, LCSW, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the ways we deal with emotions (both good and bad coping mechanisms), practical tips for faithfully dealing with emotions, and why this even matters in our relationships. Hear Mental Health Mondays each Monday at 9am CT! Find all episode with the tag "Mental Health Monday." View Deaconess Heidi's Mental Health Playlist on Youtube and find all of her writings at heidigoehmann.com. This is a rebroadcast from October 21, 2019.

Duration:00:13:45

Persecution and the Gospel in Many Languages

5/28/2021
Rev. Dr. Matthew Heise, Executive Director of Lutheran Heritage Foundation joins Andy and Pastor Cleland to share an update on the work of LHF and partners around the globe, including the state's case filed against Bishop-elect Juhana Pohjola of the Finnish Mission Diocese, Dr. Heise's book on the persecution of Lutherans in the USSR, a new translation of Luther's Small Catechism in the Zou language, and more projects in progress. You can visit lhfmissions.org to read about the ways LHF is...

Duration:00:26:07

Learn Watercolor

5/27/2021
Kelly Schumacher, liturgical artist of Agnus Dei Liturgical Arts, joins Andy to discuss the joys of learning watercolor painting and announces upcoming classes in the St. Louis area. You may request more information at AgnusDeiArts.com.

Duration:00:12:23

Adopt-a-Chap

5/27/2021
Lee Hinton, MSgt, USAF (Ret), Assistant to the Director, LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces joins Andy to discuss how chaplains made a difference for her during her deployment and announces the Adopt-a-Chap program for LCMS congregations. Learn more at lcms.org/adopt-a-chap. You may also email chaps@lcms.org or call Lee at 314-996-1337.

Duration:00:12:22

Family Prayer Walk

5/26/2021
Kay Meyer, President, Family Shield Ministries joins Andy to share ideas for building up your family and lifting up your neighbor in prayer while taking the family on an outdoor prayer walk. More tips and resources are available at the FSM website: https://familyshieldministries.com/family-prayer-walk/

Duration:00:15:03

Concordia Seminary Carillon Concert Series

5/26/2021
The Rev. Dr. James Marriott, Director of Music Arts and Dean of Chapel, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis joins Andy to discuss the June 2021 Carillon Concert Series and the uniqueness of the carillon as a musical instrument. Learn more about the Carillon Concert Series at the CSL website: https://www.csl.edu/campus-life/music-arts/concordia-seminary-concert-series/.

Duration:00:12:50

Magna Carta Exhibit Comes to Museum of the Bible

5/25/2021
Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Kloha, Chief Curatorial Officer for Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C, joins Andy to discuss the upcoming Magna Carta exhibit. Dr. Kloha shares the importance of this historical document for Western nations today and its relationship to the Bible and the English Church. Learn more about the exhibit at the Museum of the Bible by visiting their website: https://www.museumofthebible.org/exhibits/magna-carta.

Duration:00:12:31

Engaging Youth in Dialogue in Complex Issues

5/25/2021
Dr. Daniel Deen, Professor of Philosophy and Program Director of Crosswise, Concordia University Irvine and Dr. Joel Oesch, Director of Graduate Programs in Theology at Christ College and Executive Director of Crosswise, Concordia University Irvine join Andy to discuss the upcoming Crosswise Summer Weekend for high school students. Why is dialogue on contemporary issues important for young Christians today? Crosswise engages students in dialogue about complex issues to equip them for...

Duration:00:14:37