Archives for : April2014

Episode 48 – The Culture War

In this 1/2 length episode (done in this way so that Thomas can enjoy his month post-marriage with little or no Count Joy obligations) we talked about the topic of the “culture war:” what it is, and why we are… er… less than enthused about it.

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Sermon: John 20:19-31 (April 27th, 2014)

The Sermon* for the second Sunday of Easter at Zion Lutheran Church in Lahoma, OK.

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*Text versions available at Pastor’s blog.

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Daniel Class 10 – Daniel 4:10-19

In the first half of class we learn what Pastor’s favorite Sunday of the Church year is, and discuss the concept of forgiveness as it related to the office of the ministry. Then it’s back into Daniel where Nebuchadnezzar has another dream.

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Episode 47 – The Resurrection

In this Easter episode, Pastor and Thomas look at the Resurrection account in the four Gospels.

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Sermon: Easter (April 20th, 2014)

The Sermon* for Easter at Zion Lutheran Church in Lahoma, OK.

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*Text versions available at Pastor’s blog.

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Sermon: Good Friday (April 18th, 2014)

The Sermon* for Good Friday at Zion Lutheran Church in Lahoma, OK.

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*Text versions available at Pastor’s blog.

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Episode 46 – Passion Week

In this episode we go through the account of the Passion of our Lord as recorded in the Gospel according to Matthew.

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The Passion According to Matthew and Homily (April 13th, 2014)

The Sermon* for Palm Sunday of Lent at Zion Lutheran Church in Lahoma, OK.

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*Text versions available at Pastor’s blog.

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Daniel Class 9 – Daniel 3:24-4:3

This class begins with a discussion on Communion, Confirmation, and Baptism. After that, Pastor talks about the relationships in the ancient world between Christians, Jews, and Romans. Then it’s back into the text of Daniel. The class finishes off with a conversation about Luther’s views on the Jews.

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Episode 45 – Ezekiel 20:30-49

Sorry for the delay – I (Thomas) am running behind with podcasts due to getting ready for my upcoming wedding.

Anyway, in this episode we did more Ezekiel in the first half. In the second half we did an extended inquisition and talked about the latest iteration of the intolerant tolerance brigade and associated issues, and then got into a lengthy discussion about the idea of time and how it relates to the Scriptures.

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Sermon: John 8 (April 6th, 2014)

The Sermon* for the third Sunday of Lent at Zion Lutheran Church in Lahoma, OK.

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*Text versions available at Pastor’s blog.

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Daniel Class 8 – Song in the Fire

In this class the song of the three young men as found in the Septuagint was under discussion. Other topics include the Noah movie, the book of Revelation, and the canon of the books of Scripture.

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Bonus 5 – Pulp Fiction and the Bible

Pastor and Thomas sat down for a discussion about the movie Pulp Fiction, and how it ends up being a good reflection on the Gospel according to John.

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Episode 44 – Ezekiel 20:8b-29

After talking about funerals, we got back into Ezekiel.

For the Inquisition, Thomas asked Pastor what me means when he says “all of Scripture is about the Exodus” – or something like that. Pastor asked Thomas why he prefers “secular” movies to this season’s “Christian” offerings.

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