The Just and Sinner blog is going to be moving to patheos here. New posts are already up on the patheos site, and within the next couple weeks, all old posts will also be moved over. A new website just for the publishing house will be set up soon.
I think one of the more entertaining Martin Luther quotes I have read that pertains to the matter of biblical interpretation is this one: “This is certainly an extraordinary situation! It is just as if I denied that God had created the heavens and the earth, and asserted with Aristotle and Pliny and other heathen […]
Reclaiming Pietism: Retrieving an Evangelical Tradition by Roger E. Olson and Christian T. Collins Winn is a brief introduction and defense of Christian pietism. Throughout this work, Olson and Winn seek to dispel common misconceptions about the pietist movement, such as the common contention that pietism is staunchly legalistic, opposed to social action, and intent […]
Now that it’s almost Sunday again, and I’m about to preach on the Confession of St. Peter, maybe I should post last week’s sermon. It comes in at just under 15 minutes, which surprises me because it’s normal length on paper. I must have been moving that morning.
NOTE: The following is being put forth by Nathan Rinne, on behalf of Pastor Holger Sonntag and Pastor Paul Strawn (the founders of Lutheran Press), for the purpose of encouraging theological reflection and discussion. These theses are not to be understood as the position of all those posting at the Just and Sinner site. The […]
Sermon for the Second Sunday after Christmas, on Jesus being left behind at the Temple. Texts: 1 Kings 3:4–15, Ephesians 1:3–14, Luke 2:40–52.
Just and Sinner is soon going to be moving to Patheos. I just faxed in our paperwork, and at some point soon, all of the blog content will be moved to Patheos.com. If you are unfamiliar with Patheos, it is a website featuring bloggers from various religious convictions. It has been featured in Newsweek, Time […]
Now that another Sunday is almost here, I’ll post my Sunday from last week. Texts: Jeremiah 31:15-17, Revelation 14:1-5, Matthew 2:13-18.
A few years ago, Issues ETC. host Todd Wilken wrote a great piece for the Issues ETC. Journal called “Playing The Pharisee Card”. Here’s the start to that article, which I think is one of Pastor Wilken’s finest: “I have been called a Pharisee more times than I can remember. It goes with the territory. […]
Christmas Eve: Christmas Day: