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

The Quiet Crisis of Catechesis, Part 3, Published on Brothers of John the Steadfast

Brothers of John the Steadfast has published Part 3 in its serialization of William E. Thompson, “Catechesis: The Quiet Crisis” Concordia Theological Quarterly 56  (1992) No. 2-3: 99-121. This serialization is published with the kind permission gladly given by the editor of Concordia Theological Quarterly . Part 3 identifies the causes of the crisis. The late Rev. … Read more