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Crucial Conversations 020 | Risking Death for Life

How far do we go to share the Gospel? Do we break laws? Do we risk death or take huge risks? What about those who have never heard the Gospel? What happens to them, even if they never even had a chance to hear it and reject it? Peter and Kevin discuss a current event and look at it through the lens of Jesus.

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Crucial Conversations 017 | Trust Not Your Isms

It might be subtle. It might be accidental. It creeps up on you. One day you notice you have trusted something other than Christ. Or something else along with Christ. Today, Peter and Kevin have a special guest, Pastor Peter Ill of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, Illinois, to talk about biblicism, fundamentalism, creationism and fideism.

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Crucial Conversations 013 | The Lens of Jesus

Crucial Conversations is back! And we’re experimenting with a new format. But the best part is that this episode is full of Jesus. Today, Kevin and Peter talk about how we read Scripture. It’s all about Jesus, but it’s easy to forget that.

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Crucial Conversations 011 | When God Buries You – The Large Catechism (Audio)

In our Western context baptism is a work. An ordinance. Something we do out of obedience alone, but which works nothing in us. An outward sign of an inward commitment. And because we are good Lutherans, what do we do? Get triggered! “It’s not a symbol, it saves! It’s not our work, it’s God’s work! It’s not obedience, it’s grace!” But there’s another way to engage…without being triggered.