Episode 20: Legal Fictions and how do we get that good stuff in us?

On today’s show we discuss whether the doctrine of Sola Fide is actually a legal fiction. When God declares us righteous, is he actually telling the truth? The Pseudepodcast lads read obscure Luther quotes that make it sound like he said things other than “sin bodly”. Featured Content Justification — Forensic and Real: How the […]


The Doctrine of Justification

On today’s program, I gave an overview of the doctrine of justification as it is taught in the Lutheran scholastics. This is a follow up to the programs on the Ordo Salutis and on the Grace of the Holy Spirit. Here is the program

Episode 19: Swimming the Rhine with Michael Salinas

This week the Pseudepodcasters were joined by yet another still wet from the Rhine. It’s kind of like The Expendables where new characters keep showing up until the plot becomes incoherent. Even so, we were glad to have the young Lutheran Michael Salinas to talk about the journey from Charismatic Non-Denominational Christianity to the Lutheran Confessions. […]

“An Overview of the Influence of the Publication of Patristic Literature Upon the Reformation” by Paul Strawn

[NOTE: You can download Paul Strawn’s paper featuring groundbreaking research on the Reformation, “An Overview of the Influence of the Publication of Patristic Literature Upon the Reformation”, which this post summarizes, here] In a previous post published at my personal blog theology like a child, countering the Eastern Orthodox apologist Father Stephen Freeman, I wrote, […]

Sermons on Philippians

I have been behind on getting my sermons up here. They can now also be found at FaithLutheranWatseka.com. These are my sermons from the past four weeks on Paul’s letter to the Philippians. Philippians 4:3-9 10/14/2014 This sermon was preached on October 12, 2014 on Philippians 4:1-9. This message discusses the importance of reconciliation between fellow […]