Catechism: Invocation

Let’s start at the very beginning…of the Divine Service liturgy, that is! Rev. Cwirla gets the ball rolling with the liturgy/catechism connection by examining the very first words we [...]

Why Be a Lutheran?

You don’t to hold to the Lutheran confessions to be a Christian, but if you are looking for the clear proclamation of the Gospel as found in the Scriptures, those confessions won’t [...]

Back to Bach: Soli Deo Gloria

You might have heard at some point that Johann Sebastian Bach was a Lutheran but perhaps you don’t know much more than that. Read up a bit as Rev. Mize gives us a little more background on [...]

Pax Domini

Pax! That’s Latin for “peace”, which Rev. Borghardt points out is at the heart of the Divine Service. After all, forgiveness and everlasting life bring the truest peace we can [...]

Free to Sing in Faith

Maybe you have the dulcet tones of an angel. Or perhaps your pipes could make paint curl (at least you think so). Even so, there is a great deal of richness in the historic liturgy that [...]

The Church Year and the Liturgy

Not only is our divine service liturgy filled with Scripture, it also sets the scene for God to give us His wonderful gifts of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper, which Dr. Eifert [...]