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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

Faith & Film Festival at Concordia Seminary --- 2019/11/15

11/15/2019
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Heather Choate Davis— L.A.-based writer, speaker, creative director and co-creator of the Faith and Film Festival; Rev. Jacob Wampfler— pastor of Faith Lutheran Church in Topeka, Kan., the co-host of the Cinema Bros podcast, and co-creator of the Faith and Film Festival; and Erika Bennet— Director of Continuing Education with Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, join Andy and Sarah to talk about what makes film interesting and an art form, how film challenges us, and the details for the upcoming...

Duration:00:26:29

American Kantorei In Concert --- 2019/11/14

11/14/2019
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Dr. Maurice Boyer, Music Director of the American Kantorei, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the American Kantorei in St. Louis, the exciting program for the upcoming concerts, and how J.S. Bach’s music makes these cantata texts come alive. Learn more about the American Kantorei at americankantorei.org. American Kantorei Fall Concerts Program: Cantata 93, Cantata 27, Cantata 156, and Cantata 37 by J. S. Bach. Saturday, November 16, 2019 7:30 pm Immanuel Lutheran Church, 213 West 5th...

Duration:00:14:10

Weinachtsmarkt: Christmas Market at Timothy Lutheran --- 2019/11/14

11/14/2019
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Rev. Andrew Dinger, pastor of Timothy Lutheran Church in St. Louis, Missouri, and Katie Weintraub, director of the Lindenwood Area Senior Ministry, join Andy and Sarah in studio to talk about the uniqueness of each of their organizations, the partnerships that have formed between them, and the upcoming Christmas Market (Weinachtsmarkt). Timothy Lutheran is also KFUO Radio’s Church of the Week! Learn more about the Lindenwood Area Senior Ministry at lasministry.org. Timothy Lutheran Christmas...

Duration:00:12:44

Short-Term Mission: English Bible Camps --- 2019/11/13

11/13/2019
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Katie Scherger, Short-term volunteer for the English Bible Camp in Konin, Poland, in August 2019, and Anne Gonzalez, Manager of Short Term Training and Engagement with the LCMS Office of International Mission, join Andy and Sarah to talk about why Katie was interested in this opportunity, her experience serving in Poland, the people she met and served with. Find your opportunity to serve at servenow.lcms.org.

Duration:00:12:42

Making Disciples for Life --- 2019/11/13

11/13/2019
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Rev. Robert Zagore, Executive Director of the LCMS Office of National Mission, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the new initiative Making Disciples for Life, where this idea came from, and the several Making Disciples for Life Conferences happening around the country. The first Conference is January 9-11, 2020, in St. Louis. Find details and register at lcms.org.

Duration:00:12:41

Deliberating a Call --- 2019/11/12

11/12/2019
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Rev. Sean Smith, host of Concord Matters on KFUO Radio and pastor of Immanuel-Campbell Hill and St. Paul-Wine Hill, Illinois, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about what a Call or Divine Call, what a pastor considers when a Call is extended, and the process through which churches and pastors go through during the deliberation process.

Duration:00:12:48

The Church on Social Media --- 2019/11/12

11/12/2019
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Peter Slayton, Social Media Manager for the LCMS, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the emphasis of most social media and what it capitalizes on, how the LCMS has utilized social media, and how to church can go about being “church” on social media. Read Peter’s article on LCMS social media in the November issue of the Lutheran Witness. Find online exclusives of the Lutheran Witness at witness.lcms.org and subscribe to the Lutheran Witness at cph.org/witness.

Duration:00:13:10

Mental Health Monday: Veterans Day --- 2019/11/11

11/11/2019
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On this special Veterans Day edition of Mental Health Monday, Deaconess Heidi Goehmann, LCSW, and Chaplain Mike Moreno, CDR, OIC, NR RELSUP HQMC, Commander in the Chaplain Corps of the United States Navy and now a Pastoral counselor with Lutheran Family Services of Iowa, join Andy and Sarah to talk about mental health and veterans, specifically how the demands placed on our service men and women impact their mental health, how both deployment and return home have different wellness effects,...

Duration:00:27:33

Rev. Mark Hawkinson --- 2019/11/08

11/8/2019
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Rev. Mark Hawkinson, host of KFUO Radio’s Moments of Assurance, joins Andy to talk about his first encounter with broadcasting, his journey through education and first job in broadcasting, and how technology and the broadcasting industry has changed over his career.

Duration:00:13:50

Broadcaster Story: Kip Allen --- 2019/11/08

11/8/2019
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Kip Allen, host of KFUO Radio programs World Lutheran News Digest, KFUO News Updates, Free to Be Faithful, and Let’s Talk! (The Pastor Is In), joins Andy to talk about his first encounter with broadcasting, his journey through education and first job in broadcasting, and how technology and the broadcasting industry has changed over his career.

Duration:00:14:52

Building Community through a Coffee Truck --- 2019/11/07

11/7/2019
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Bill Fankhauser— manager of Sacred Groundz Coffee, Rev. Ron Millard— pastor of Peace Lutheran Church in WingHaven, located in O’Fallon, Missouri, and Matt— barista with Sacred Groundz, join Andy and Sarah in this special edition of The Coffee Hour from the parking lot of the LCMS International Center. (Please forgive some gaps in the podcast. We are thankful for the technology setup provided by the IT team that allowed us to broadcast live from the parking lot via WiFi!) Our guests talk...

Duration:00:25:33

Short-Term Mission: International Trip with Youth --- 2019/11/06

11/6/2019
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Jim Meyer, DCE, serving at Community Lutheran Church in Escondido, California, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about serving abroad with a youth group, including how he started doing these trips, concerns with taking youth on international trips, and what his youth groups learn while serving. Find your opportunity to serve at servenow.lcms.org.

Duration:00:13:26

Rise up, Rebuild, Rejoice after Dallas Tornado --- 2019/11/06

11/6/2019
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David Bangert, Executive Director of Dallas Lutheran School, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the impact of the recent tornado on the Dallas community and Dallas Lutheran School, how this weather event affected the daily life of DLS, and how the school and community are moving forward. Read about this at blogs.lcms.org/2019/dallas-lutheran-school-to-rebuild-after-october-tornado.

Duration:00:14:33

An Outsider Visits a Lutheran Church --- 2019/11/05

11/5/2019
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Matt Whitman, host of the Ten Minute Bible Hour Podcast, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about why he visits churches of various denominations to make YouTube videos, his experiences visiting an LCMS church (St. Paul in Hamel, IL) for the first time, and the things he learned about Lutheranism that makes Lutherans unique. Find his videos from his visit with Rev. William Weedon at St. Paul along with all of his other content at thetenminutebiblehour.com and The Ten Minute Bible Hour on Youtube.

Duration:00:12:54

Lutheran Witness: State of the Synod --- 2019/11/05

11/5/2019
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Dr. Kevin Armbrust, Interim Managing Editor of the Lutheran Witness, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the November issue of LW, including why we have a State of the Synod issue, how it’s useful for people throughout the Synod, and the interesting things to read about in this issue. Find online exclusives of the Lutheran Witness at witness.lcms.org and subscribe to the Lutheran Witness at cph.org/witness.

Duration:00:11:30

Classical Special Education --- 2019/11/04

11/4/2019
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Cheryl Swope, M.Ed., educator and author, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about how classical education serves children with special needs, what classical education looks like for a family with special needs, and insights into the second edition of Simply Classical: A Beautiful Education for Any Child. Find your copy at memoriapress.com/curriculum/special-needs/simply-classical-a-beautiful-education-for-any-child-second-edition.

Duration:00:13:37

Mental Health Monday: The Spectrum of Emotions --- 2019/11/04

11/4/2019
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Deaconess Heidi Goehmann, LCSW, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about if we categorize emotions, how we make distinctions between emotions, and whether the intensity of an emotion is significant. 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.

Duration:00:12:20

God’s Peace in the Midst of Wildfires --- 2019/11/01

11/1/2019
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Rev. Dr. Michael Gibson, President of the LCMS Pacific Southwest District, and Rev. Michael Lange, President of the LCMS California Nevada Hawaii District, join Andy and Sarah to talk about the wildfire activity across California in recent days, the fear and anxiety that the fires of the past years have created in their communities, and how the church is reaching out to bring God’s peace and hope to these people. Both Presidents ask for prayers for their communities, congregations, and first...

Duration:00:25:58

Celebrating Your Baptism Birthday (Rebroadcast) --- 2019/10/31

10/31/2019
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Professor Brian Mosemann, Assistant Professor of Theology at Concordia University Wisconsin, joins Andy and Sarah to on Sarah’s baptism birthday to talk about why we remember (or live) or baptisms daily and how you can commemorate your baptism birthday! This is a rebroadcast from July 31, 2018.

Duration:00:11:55

Short-Term Mission: Mercy Medical Team --- 2019/10/31

10/31/2019
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Hayden Rensner, volunteer with a Mercy Medical Team to Sierra Leone, and Anne Gonzalez, DCE, Manager of Short-term Mission Training & Engagement with the LCMS, join Andy and Sarah to talk about Mercy Medical Teams, including Hayden’s experiences serving in Sierra Leone, how she prepared for this trip, and how her service on an MMT has impacted her life as a college student. Find your opportunity to serve at servenow.lcms.org.

Duration:00:13:10