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TGC 008 - On Using One Setting of the Divine Service

In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd discusses why one should use one setting of the Divine Service. Ben Ball (pastor of St. Paul, Hamel, IL, and Gottesblogger) and I look at the catechetical and practical reasons for sticking to one setting of the Divine Service. 

You can read Ben Ball's Gottesblog post here: https://www.gottesdienst.org/gottesblog/2018/9/21/why-congregations-should-use-one-service-and-stick-with-it

TGC 007 - Musing on Hymnody

In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd does some musing on Lutheran hymnody: what good hymns should be and do. Karl Fabrizius (Gottesdienst Editor, author of the column "Musing on the Mysteries," and pastor of Our Father, Greenfield, WI) and I discuss what good hymns should teach and do for the Christian in this vale of tears. 

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TGC 006 - Throwdown: Preaching with v. without a Manuscript

In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd throwsdown about whether you should preach with or without a manuscript. Dave Petersen (Gottesdienst Editor, author of the column "Commentary on the War," and pastor of Redeemer, Fort Wayne, IN) and Fritz Eckardt (Editor-in-Chief of Gottesdienst: The Journal of Lutheran Litury and pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran, Kewannee, IL)  take sides and offer their reasons. 

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TGC 005 - Throwdown: Reserve v Consume the Reliquiae

In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd throwsdown about best practices: whether one should consume or reserve what is remaining from the consecration of the Lord's Supper. Ben Ball (Gottesblog Editor and pastor of St. Paul, Hamel, IL) and Fritz Eckardt (Editor-in-Chief of Gottesdienst: The Journal of Lutheran Litury and pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran, Kewannee, IL)  take sides and offer their reasons. 

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TGC 004 - Reverence and the Homebound/Hospital Call

In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd discusses how one fosters reverence in places where reverence is often lacking. Mark Braden (Gottesdienst Editor, the author of the recurring column "Taking Pains," and pastor of Zion Lutheran, Detroit, MI) helps us to take pains in orienting, preparing, and remaining calm in the homebound and hospital call. 

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TGC 003 - Throwdown: 3yr v 1yr Lectionaries

In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd discusses the 3 year and 1 year Lectionaries. Rick Stuckwisch (Gottesblog Editor and pastor of Emmaus Lutheran, South Bend, IN) and Fritz Eckardt (Editor-in-Chief of Gottesdienst: The Journal of Lutheran Litury and pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran, Kewannee, IL) amiably take sides and offer their reasons for utilizing either the 3 year Lectionary or the 1 year Lectionary. 

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TGC 002 - Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi

In this episode, Larry Beane, pastor of Salem Lutheran Church, Gretna, LA, and the Gottesblog Editor and Whip, and I talk about the descriptive nature of the Lutheran Confessions, not just for doctrine, but also for practice. 

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TGC 001 - Leave It Alone, You'll Break It

In this, the first ever, episode, we chat with the Rev. Fr. Burnell F. Eckardt on orienting oneself and the congregation toward the right things in the Divine Service. The conversation centers around the title of his new book, Leave It Alone, You'll Break It, a compilation of his "Liturgical Observer" articles from the Gottesdienst journal, Gottesdienst: the Journal of Lutheran Liturgy

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