Looking Forward to Sunday and Other Issues Etc Interviews with Rev. David H. Petersen and Rev. Michael Frese

Christmas Eve Service

A resource to prepare you for this Sunday’s Divine Service.

Historic Lectionary


Ad Te Levavi (Advent 1)

Populus Zion (Advent 2)

Gaudete (Advent 3)

Rorate Coeli (Advent 4)  (Pr Petersen)

Rorate Coeli (Advent 4)  (Pr Frese)


The Nativity of Our Lord (Christmas Eve)

The Nativity of our Lord (Christmas)

Christmas 1

Christmas 2



Epiphany 1

Epiphany 2

Epiphany 3

Epiphany 4




Ash Wednesday




The Day of Pentecost


Feast Days

St. Andrew, Apostle

St. Thomas, Apostle

St. Stephen, Martyr

St. John, Apostle and Evangelist

The Holy Innocents, Martyrs

Eve of the Circumcision and Name of Jesus

The Confession of St. Peter

St. Timothy, Pastor and Confessor

The Conversion of St. Paul

St. Titus, Pastor and Confessor

The Purification of Mary and the Presentation of Our Lord

St. Matthias, Apostle

St. Joseph, Guardian of Jesus

The Annunciation of Our Lord

St. Mark, Evangelist

St. Philip and St. James, Apostles

St. Barnabas, Apostle

The Nativity of St. John the Baptist

St. Peter and St. Paul, Apostles

The Visitation

St. Mary Magdalene

St. James the Elder, Apostle

St. Mary, Mother of Our Lord

St. Bartholomew, Apostle

The Martyrdom of St. John the Baptist

Holy Cross Day

St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

St. Michael and All Angels

St. Luke, Evangelist

St. James of Jerusalem, Brother of Jesus and Martyr

St. Simon and St. Jude, Apostles

Reformation Day

All Saints’ Day’

Other Interviews with Pr Petersen

Marriage and Divorce: Understanding Marriage Christologically Part 1

Marriage and Divorce: Understanding Marriage Christologically Part 2

Marriage and Divorce: The Blessings of Marriage

Marriage and Divorce: The Marriage Vows

Marriage and Divorce: The Bible on Divorce

Marriage and Divorce: Practical Advice

The Lutheran Marriage Rite

Reverence in Worship

Lenten Preaching

The Gospel of John, 1:19-3:36

Pastoral Thoughts on the Charleston Church Shooting

Christian Liturgy and the Results of Vatican II 

The Season of Advent

Preaching God’s Law

A New Survey on the Rise of Informality in Worship

The Devil and His Lies Part 1

The Devil and His Lies Part 2 

Spirit-Filled Preaching

Are Christians Sheep

Responding to Reasons for Not Going to Church

Displaying Crucifixes



How is the Good Shepherd Good?

What Confessionals Can Learn from Missionals


Why Children are Good for Families

St. Augustine and His Mother Monica

John 16:5-15 He Will Guide You Into All Truth

The Fairytale View of Weddings and Marriage

Style as Substance

What Luther’s “Best Construction” Does and Doesn’t Mean

Love and Marriage


Simultaneously Saint and Sinner

Preaching and Commandment to Love Your Neighbor

Private Confession and Absolution

What it Means to be a Sinner

Making the Sign of the Cross

The Smalcald Articles

Fourth Century Emperor Constantine and His Mother Helena

The Trinity


Fourth Century of Bishop of Myra Saint Nicholas

Parenting and Pastoral Care for Children with Special Needs and Their Families

Learning God’s Word by Heart

Biblical Friendship

Guilt and Shame