No Skin In The Game

There is no more glaring and destructive example of this worldliness than how the LCMS has begun talking about race. Moral pronouncements that must necessarily damn all of our Fathers in the Faith are the norm from the top down.…

You’re Anonymous, Coward

Employing legitimate reason is hard work. It isn’t natural–we aren’t born with it. Even someone who is has some basic sense and experience at reasoning out moderately involved things can easily be tricked by a smooth talker or an idiot who spouts any number of logical fallacies.…

Weaponized Forgiveness

Lutheranism has a profound sickness today that is animated by our simultaneous indifference to what certain sound doctrines actually mean, and our zeal to plow full speed ahead in upholding our false applications of these doctrines. Some of our District Presidents have become masters of this corruption. After laying out…

“No, You” Theology

Four-term LCMS President Matt Harrison has racism on his mind lately. Half of his posts on the Reporter website in the last six months have been on the topic. On August 29, 2022, Matt posted his latest meandering thoughts on the subject. This essay will put his rambling post in…

Slavery, Humanism, & the Bible

Abolitionism-which deems slavery a sin & therefore considers every slave holder a criminal & strives for its eradication-is the result of unbelief in its development of nationalism, deistic philanthropy, pantheism, materialism, & atheism. It is a brother of modern socialism, Jacobinism & communism.…

Christian Nationalism Is The Only Godly Option

It is time for Christians to acknowledge that modern Christianity has been badly damaged by the pagan values of the Enlightenment. For the first 1600 years of the Church, our fathers in the Faith and the flesh held as central to the Christian life two principles that spanned all denominations…