Resounding Praise for Ethics of Sex: From Taboo to Delight

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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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In Commemoration of Wilhelm Loehe

On January 2, the Church commemorates the life and work of Wilhelm Loehe. Although Loehe lived his entire life in Germany, his teaching and mission efforts affected the world. His work was formative in the establishment of many American congregations as well as Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne. Erika Geiger’s The Life, Work, and(…)

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The Church Postil as Luther Intended It

Luther’s Church Postil has been available in an old, imperfect English translation, but now there is a better and more reliable edition. Luther’s Works: Volume 79: Church Postil V, published by Concordia Publishing House, reflects a significant milestone in the publication of Luther’s Works in English. The complete, best, last, and final edition of the Church Postil, based(…)

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A Devotion for November 28

Psalmody: Psalm 102:13–17 Additional Psalm: Psalm 85 Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 2:1–22 Additional Reading: Isaiah 3:1–4:6 New Testament Reading: 1 Peter 1:13–25   Prayer of the Day Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to make ready the way of Your only-begotten Son, that by His coming we may be enabled to serve You with pure(…)

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