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Challenge your theological synapses with Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller, Pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church and Jesus Deaf Lutheran Church in Austin, Texas, as he and his expert guests talk about curious topics to excite the imagination, equip the mind, and comfort the soul with God’s ordering of the world in the Law and Gospel. Tweet your questions to @bwolfmueller or send questions at bwolfmueller.co.

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Challenge your theological synapses with Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller, Pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church and Jesus Deaf Lutheran Church in Austin, Texas, as he and his expert guests talk about curious topics to excite the imagination, equip the mind, and comfort the soul with God’s ordering of the world in the Law and Gospel. Tweet your questions to @bwolfmueller or send questions at bwolfmueller.co.

    Martyr Monday: The Story of Saint Agatha (Rebroadcast)

    Martyr Monday: The Story of Saint Agatha (Rebroadcast)

    In today’s episode, Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller talks about the life and martyrdom of St. Agatha (one of Martin Luther’s favorite saints) and why this matters for us, answers a listener question about the image of God, and talks about what it means to see the world through spiritual eyes.

    Host Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller, Pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church and Jesus Deaf Lutheran Church in Austin, Texas, and author of the book Has American Christianity Failed?, talks about curious topics to excite the imagination, equip the mind, and comfort the soul with God’s ordering of the world in the Law and Gospel. Tweet your questions to @bwolfmueller, or send questions and find curious resources at wolfmueller.co, and find playlists of interesting videos at youtube.com/user/Wolfmueller1.

    This is a rebroadcast from August 5, 2019.

    Made God’s Children in Baptism

    Made God’s Children in Baptism

    What is Martin Luther’s understanding of looking at the world through Spiritual Eyes? Where do we find the Trinity in baptism? What does the Holy Spirit give us in baptism? Hear about these things and the Baptism of Jesus on this episode of Cross Defense.

    Host Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller, Pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church and Jesus Deaf Lutheran Church in Austin, Texas, and author of the book Has American Christianity Failed?, talks about curious topics to excite the imagination, equip the mind, and comfort the soul with God’s ordering of the world in the Law and Gospel. Tweet your questions to @bwolfmueller, or send questions and find curious resources at wolfmueller.co, and find playlists of interesting videos at youtube.com/user/Wolfmueller1.

    Feast of the Epiphany

    Feast of the Epiphany

    Blessed Feast of the Epiphany! Walk through the incredible story of the revealing of the Christ Child to the Wise Men.

    Host Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller, Pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church and Jesus Deaf Lutheran Church in Austin, Texas, and author of the book Has American Christianity Failed?, talks about curious topics to excite the imagination, equip the mind, and comfort the soul with God’s ordering of the world in the Law and Gospel. Tweet your questions to @bwolfmueller, or send questions and find curious resources at wolfmueller.co, and find playlists of interesting videos at youtube.com/user/Wolfmueller1.

    The Story of Christmas (Like You’ve Never Heard It) --- 2019/12/23

    The Story of Christmas (Like You’ve Never Heard It) --- 2019/12/23

    Step into the Christmas story in Luke 2 and hear about the fear of angels, the town of Bethlehem, how Jesus was born among sacrificial slaughters, connection to Hebrews 10, and how this is all for you.

    Host Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller, Pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church and Jesus Deaf Lutheran Church in Austin, Texas, and author of the book Has American Christianity Failed?, talks about curious topics to excite the imagination, equip the mind, and comfort the soul with God’s ordering of the world in the Law and Gospel. Tweet your questions to @bwolfmueller, or send questions and find curious resources at wolfmueller.co, and find playlists of interesting videos at youtube.com/user/Wolfmueller1.

    The First Gospel, Forgiveness, and the Armor of God --- 2019/12/16

    The First Gospel, Forgiveness, and the Armor of God --- 2019/12/16

    What is the background of Isaiah 7:14-16, the foretelling of the virgin birth, and how do these verses relate to Jesus? How do we receive forgiveness in Confession & Absolution? What is the promise of the armor of God in the midst of spiritual warfare?

    Host Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller, Pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church and Jesus Deaf Lutheran Church in Austin, Texas, and author of the book Has American Christianity Failed?, talks about curious topics to excite the imagination, equip the mind, and comfort the soul with God’s ordering of the world in the Law and Gospel. Tweet your questions to @bwolfmueller, or send questions and find curious resources at wolfmueller.co, and find playlists of interesting videos at youtube.com/user/Wolfmueller1.

    Advent Penitence, the Holy Spirit, and the Incarnation. --- 2019/12/09

    Advent Penitence, the Holy Spirit, and the Incarnation. --- 2019/12/09

    Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller tackles three questions on this episode:

    How is Advent a penitential season?
    What does it mean to pray for the Holy Spirit? (Do Lutherans even talk about the Holy Spirit?)
    Why do we make a big deal about the Incarnation? How does Hebrews 10, Pastor’s favorite Christmas text, fit into this?

    Host Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller, Pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church and Jesus Deaf Lutheran Church in Austin, Texas, and author of the book Has American Christianity Failed?, talks about curious topics to excite the imagination, equip the mind, and comfort the soul with God’s ordering of the world in the Law and Gospel. Tweet your questions to @bwolfmueller, or send questions and find curious resources at wolfmueller.co, and find playlists of interesting videos at youtube.com/user/Wolfmueller1.

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