The Theology of the Cross by Rev. Dr. Herbert C. Mueller Jr.
Why? Even “good families” with fine Christian parents may have it. In spite of their best efforts, one of the children develops schizophrenia and the family is torn apart. Where did that come from? “We did all the right things. We raised him in a loving home, we took him to church and we taught him the Word of God,” his parents say, “but why did this happen? We must be horrible parents . . . ” as their voices trail away. Why? The Theology of the Cross
Friends For Life — LCMS Life, Health and Family Ministries: S3Ep8. The Important Place of Elders within the Family | Rev. Dr. Geoffrey Robinson
Amidst a culture that disdains aging, how can the Christian family embrace the Scriptural call to honor the older generations and revere their wisdom? How can older people serve and mentor young people in both faith and life? Listen in as guest Rev. Dr. Geoffrey Robinson shares why old and young need each other.
Friends For Life — LCMS Life, Health and Family Ministries: S3Ep.7 Single ≠ Invisible | Rachel Morton – KFUO Radio
Where’s the place for singles when it seems the church is filled with families? How do single adults fit in to the larger family of faith? Join Steph and guest Rachel Morton as they talk about singleness, the propensity to feel invisible, and the family that exists beyond what is visible.
Friends For Life — LCMS Life, Health and Family Ministries: S3Ep6. Pro Tips for Parenting | Rev. Dr. Randy Schroeder
Parenting is hard…ever wish you had a guidebook for it? Dr. Randy Schroeder joins us to share the top takeaways from his book, Simple Habits for Effective Parenting. You won’t want to miss this!
Friends For Life — LCMS Life, Health and Family Ministries: S3Ep5. Motherhood Matters | Kelly Liefer
A lot of motherhood involves learning from other mothers. Join Steph and her friend Kelly as they talk about the unique role that moms play in the family and why every part of motherhood – even the mundane, monotonous, and messy – matters.
Friends For Life — LCMS Life, Health and Family Ministries: S3Ep4. Fatherhood Matters | Rev. Aaron Neugebauer
Fathers are vital to families. Good fathers are an irreplaceable part of thriving societies. Looking for some tips on fatherhood? Want to know how you can encourage the dads in your life? Then listen in as family members Steph and Aaron talk about fatherhood.
Friends For Life — LCMS Life, Health and Family Ministries: S3Ep3. The State of the Family Estate | Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller
Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller talks about the archaic notion of the family as “estate” and how it has real bearing on modern families and civil society today.
Friends For Life — LCMS Life, Health and Family Ministries: S3Ep2. Family by Blood or Water | Dr. Dave Rueter
What do Law and Gospel have to do with fatherhood? Listen in as Steph is joined by her brother-in-law, Pastor Aaron Neugebauer, for this episode on fatherhood.
Friends For Life — LCMS Life, Health and Family Ministries: S3Ep1. Family Matters | Deaconess Dr. Tiffany Manor & Steph Neugebauer
In the beginning, God created the family. And it was good. Listen in as Steph and Tiffany talk about the importance of upholding the family as an institution created by God and why the family still matters.
Friends For Life: S1EP57 — Luther on Mental Illness | Dr. Stephen Saunders
Dr. Stephen Saunders to talks about the stigmatization of mental illness within the church and how Luther himself addressed matters of mental health.
Friends For Life: S1EP55 — A Peaceful Approach to Sidewalk Advocacy | Lauren Muzyka & Nate Robertson
Lauren Muzyka and Nate Robertson of Sidewalk Advocates for Life talk about SAFL’s impact on families across the country through their peaceful approach to advocacy on the sidewalks outside of abortion and abortion-referral facilities.
Article: Truth and Compassion for LGBTQ+ Individuals
In this article, Deaconess Emma Heinz discusses the Christian attitude toward members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Bible Study: Truth and Compassion for LGBTQ+ Individuals
This Bible study provides guidance and biblical testimony about how Christians should respond to gender and sexual identity issues.