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C. F. W. Walther on pastoral care of the sick

C. F. W. Walther on pastoral care of the sick

In his monumental work American-Lutheran Pastoral Theology, C. F. W. Walther addresses everything necessary for the pastor faithfully to carry out his call to minister to God’s people. In addition to guidance for sermon preparation and delivery, proper use of the Sacraments, proper exercise of church discipline, education of the youth, and other topics, Walther(…)

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Q&A with Dr. Alvin J. Schmidt, Author of Hallmarks of Lutheran Identity

Q&A with Dr. Alvin J. Schmidt, Author of <i>Hallmarks of Lutheran Identity</i>

Since the time Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to the church door in Wittenberg, Lutheran theology has survived centuries of political, religious, and societal pressures that challenged its foundational teachings. But this question remains: Do Lutherans today understand their theological heritage well enough to maintain and defend their unique beliefs when outside pressures dismiss them(…)

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Preview Walther’s Pastoral Theology

Preview Walther’s <i>Pastoral Theology</i>

For the first time, the complete text of C. F. W. Walther’s American-Lutheran Pastoral Theology is available in English. In this masterful work, Walther explores the “how” and “why” of the pastoral office, from its basis in Scripture to its activity in the daily lives of God’s people. Walther offers pastors guidance collected from Scripture and the(…)

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Resounding Praise for Ethics of Sex: From Taboo to Delight

Resounding Praise for <i>Ethics of Sex: From Taboo to Delight</i>

Breaking through the noise of our hyper-sexualized Western culture, Ethics of Sex is a much-needed, masterful compilation that speaks to the nature of Christian sexual ethics as simultaneously prohibitive and positive. Ten distinct yet interrelated essays invite us back to a way of life in harmony with the Lord’s created order, an order that bears(…)

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A Preview of Ethics of Sex: From Taboo to Delight

A Preview of <i>Ethics of Sex: From Taboo to Delight</i>

Edited by Dr. Gifford Grobien, Ethics of Sex is a compilation of ten essays written by various authors whose expertise spans the fields of pastoral ministry, teaching, science, and medicine. Covering a variety of standard subjects and hot-button issues, from homosexuality and transgenderism to the meaning of marriage and contraception, Ethics of Sex offers a(…)

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What people are saying about Walther’s Pastoral Theology

What people are saying about Walther’s <i>Pastoral Theology</i>

English readers can now take full advantage of the first-ever pastoral theology prepared for pastors in the North American Lutheran context. This unabridged English translation of C. F. W. Walther’s American-Lutheran Pastoral Theology invites readers to explore the many ways God calls His undershepherds to care for His people. Walther has here gathered the best(…)

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Praise for From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis

Praise for <i>From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis</i>

“Intellectually stimulating” “Spiritually nourishing” “A masterpiece” Dr. Joel Heck’s latest book, From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis, is a detailed account of the fifteen-year journey Clive Staples Lewis took from atheism to theism and, eventually, to Christianity. Check out what others are saying about this “masterpiece.” “I am a great admirer of(…)

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A Preview of From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis

A Preview of <i>From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis</i>

Written by Dr. Joel Heck, professor at Concordia University Texas, From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis is the spiritual homecoming story of Clive Staples Lewis, a careful and thoughtful scholar who spent fifteen years journeying the long road from atheism to theism and, eventually, to Christianity. The following excerpt from Chapter(…)

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Luther on the Forgiveness of Sins on Earth

Luther on the Forgiveness of Sins on Earth

CPH is proud to announce the release of the newest volume in the Luther’s Works series: Church Postil V. The following excerpt is from a sermon Luther preached in 1524 and was selected as the conclusion for a sermon on Matthew 9:1–8, the Gospel reading for the Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity. Here Luther discusses “The Power to Forgive Sins(…)

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Q&A with Dr. Joel D. Heck, Author of From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis

Q&A with Dr. Joel D. Heck, Author of <i>From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis</i>

New from Concordia Publishing House is the story of how one of the world’s most famous atheists became one of its most famous Christians. Written by Dr. Joel Heck, professor at Concordia University Texas, From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis is the spiritual homecoming story of Clive Staples Lewis, a careful(…)

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