Catechism Bible Illustrations — Part 4b — Confession and Keys

This is a table of Bible illustrations to help parents, teachers, and pastors illuminate truths taught in the Small Catechism. Links to parts: Part 1 – The Ten Commandments Part 2a – The First Article of the Creed Part 2b – The Second Article of the Creed Part 2c – The Third Article of the Creed Part … Read more

God’s Word Belongs in the Home Where We Live — A pastoral letter of Pastor Rolf Preus

Editor’s Note: You can download a PDF flyer version of this pastoral letter here. + + + God’s Word Belongs in the Home Where We Live A pastoral letter of Pastor Rolf Preus – March 2016 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: As we ponder Christ’s passion during this holy season, it is good for … Read more

Unified Congregational Catechesis — Printer Ready, Aesthetically Pleasing

You have got to see this to believe it. Simply amazing. Pastor Michael Mohr, Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Strasburg, Illinois (LCMS) has developed a complete program of congregational catechesis. This is a coordinated approach for the whole congregation. In this program, youth are not over in one mind while adults are somewhere else in another mind. … Read more

Catechesis Quotes from John T. Pless at 2016 BJS Conference

Quotations from John T. Pless speaking at the 2016 Brothers of John the Steadfast Conference in Tomball, Texas, as reported by Cafe’ Sola on Facebook. “The small Catechism has been influential in bringing whole congregations into the Lutheran faith.” “Even non Lutherans were using the Small Catechism for mission work!” “A full 1/4th of the … Read more