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November 20, 2019  

TGC 064 - On Pastoral Care

In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd takes up a discussion pastoral care to the sick and dying. David Petersen (pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, IN, and author of the recurring column "Commentary on the War" in the Gottesdienst Journal) joins us for the discussion.

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November 13, 2019  

TGC 063 - On Exorcisms

In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd discusses with Fritz Eckardt (Editor-in-Chief of Gottesdienst: The Journal of Lutheran Liturgy and pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran, Kewannee, IL) the exorcism(s) within the Rite of Holy Baptism and how we rightly understand them. We also delve into how one ought to understand the work of the devil and his demons. 

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November 6, 2019  

TGC 062 - Observing Veterans Day

In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd discusses how and why the church might observe Veterans Day with Jonathan Shaw (Gottesdienst Editor, the author of the recurring column "Sabre of Boldness," and Strategic Advisor to the Army Chief of Chaplains). 

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October 30, 2019  

TGC 061 - Redux on Observing the Feast of All Saints

In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd discusses how and why the church observes the Feast of All Saints with Mark Braden (Gottesdienst Editor, the author of the recurring column "Taking Pains," and pastor of Zion Lutheran, Detroit, MI). 

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October 23, 2019  

TGC 060 - Redux On Observing the Reformation

In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd discusses how one is to understand the Lutheran Reformation and how we thus observe it liturgically. David Petersen (pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, IN, and author of the recurring column "Commentary on the War" in the Gottesdienst Journal) joins us for the discussion.

You can read Bugenhagen's sermon for Luther's funeral here: http://luther.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/luther/luther_site/luther_frame.html

You can read Hamann's essay here: http://mercyjourney.blogspot.com/2012/12/the-false-antithesis-not-lutheran-but.html

You can read Stuckwisch's LSB Core Hymnody post here: http://sword-in-hat.blogspot.com/2007/08/lsb-core-hymnody-kernlieder.html

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October 16, 2019  

TGC 059 - We Raise the Dead

In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd discusses the church in this world. Larry Beane (pastor of Salem Lutheran Church, Gretna, LA, and Sermons editor for the Gottesdienst Journal and the Gottesblog Whip) joins us for the discussion.

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October 9, 2019  

TGC 058 - Early Lutheran Worship Wars

In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd welcomes Dr. Joseph Herl, professor of Music at Concordia University, Nebraska. Our discussion covers the first of the worship wars in early Lutheranism. You can read all about it in his book Worship Wars in Early Lutheranism: Choir, Congregation, and Three Centuries of Conflict.

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October 2, 2019  

TGC 057 - Myth Busting

In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd does some myth busting. You all know the old saws that get peddled about: "Choose your battles," "Love your people," "Don't change anything for a year." We take a look at these, deconstruct them and find the kernel of truth inside. Joining us for the discussion are Larry Beane (pastor of Salem Lutheran Church, Gretna, LA), Ben Ball (pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hamel, IL), and Fritz Ekardt (pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Kewanee, IL).

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September 25, 2019  

TGC 056 - The History of The Common Service

In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd welcomes it’s newest blogger, William Weedon. He is the assistant pastor and catechist of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hamel, Illinois, and will be the host of a new podcast "The Word of the Lord Endures Forever" on Lutheran Public Radio. Our discussion covers the history and importance of The Common Service, and why it should serve as the main order of the Divine Service in our congregations still today.

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September 18, 2019  

TGC 055 - Imagination in Preaching

In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd takes up a discussion on the use of the imagination in exegesis and preaching. David Petersen (pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, IN, and author of the recurring column "Commentary on the War" in the Gottesdienst Journal) joins us for the discussion.

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