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Articles by Pastor Em. Daniel Feischer:

August Otto Wilhelm Pieper

Written by Daniel Feischer
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Of Reformation confessors, there are many whom we generally do not recognize in the context of the Reformation era itself. However, in that the Reformation was about the Word, and further that perpetuation of the Reformation principles calls for steadfast and bold confessors of the Word, it is fitting that we recognize latter day confessors […] Read More

Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther

Written by Daniel Feischer
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As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we take a brief look at the lives of some of the most influential and important Lutheran theologians. C. F. W. Walther (1811-1887) was the first president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (1847-1850). He also served a second time (1864-1878). Except for Martin Luther, perhaps no […] Read More

Johannes Quenstedt

Written by Daniel Feischer
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As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we take a brief look at the lives of some of the most influential and important Lutheran theologians. The foremost person of the Reformation was, of course, Martin Luther. In a previous article we introduced a second Martin, Martin Chemnitz, who lived during the time of […] Read More

The Second Martin

Written by Daniel Feischer
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HEROES OF THE FAITH (First in a Series) As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we will take a brief look at the lives of some of the most influential and important Lutheran theologians. The Lutheran Church is so named as a consequence of the enemies of Martin Luther, who mockingly called those […] Read More

ADVENT AGAIN

Written by Daniel Feischer
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Advent is a season of preparation for Christians. Consisting ofthe first four Sundays of the new church year, it is the season during which we prepare to celebrate the birthday of the incarnate Christ. Each year we observe this season by preparing ourselves with prayer and contemplation of the historical fact as well as the […] Read More
Thanksgiving Day is not an appointed church holiday but a national celebration. Nevertheless, the church celebrates it for good reason. Surely, when we consider the blessings from our Heavenly Father from whom comes every good and perfect gift, we have reason to say every day: “Praise the Lord. Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for […] Read More
Christ, Thou art the sure Foundation, Thou the Head and Cornerstone; Chosen of the Lord and precious, Binding all the Church in one; Thou Thy Zion’s Help forever And her Confidence alone. (TLH #466:1)   “Beating a dead horse” phraseology may seem to fit, but it does not apply to our subject. This horse is […] Read More
“Therefore we must give the more earnest heed to the things we have heard, lest we drift away. For if the word spoken through angels proved steadfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just reward, 3 how shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation, which at the first began to be […] Read More

The Fool Who Fools Himself

Written by Daniel Feischer
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Everyone has a god— even those who claim that there is no God.  American atheists are planning to initiate a TV channel dedicated to god-lessness. We were reminded of this again when we read that American atheists are planning to initiate a TV channel dedicated to god-lessness. According to a spokesman, the purpose and intent […] Read More
Graduation is the bestowing of diplomas upon students who have completed the prescribed course of study. Commencement names the same event with the emphasis on a new beginning. The graduates enter upon a new course or new experience in life. Schools invite guest speakers for the graduation or commencement exercise. We suspect that those who […] Read More