General “Love one another, as I have loved you.”

“Love one another, as I have loved you.”

Verbum Domini Manet in Aeternum The Word of the Lord endures forever The Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany, Anno Domini 2017 Dear members and friends, Greetings in the name of Jesus who said “Love one another, as I have loved you.” There is never enough love in this world, not even among God’s family on …

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General Cross Defense – New audio segment on KFUO

Cross Defense – New audio segment on KFUO

Cross Defense is a weekly radio show where Pr. Fisk hosts two pastors from around the LCMS and they discuss “Francis Pieper’s Christliche Dogmatik, or Christian Dogmatics, a defense of the Christian faith based on the premise that Scripture Alone is our foundation.” The teaching is strong, yet approachable. You can listen live on Mondays at 2:00pm, …

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General Vocation in the Secular World

Vocation in the Secular World

What does Christ have to do with my job if I’m not a pastor? Isn’t it the calling of every Christian to be a missionary? This video from Christ Hold Fast has Kurt Winrich discussing what vocation means, from a particularly Lutheran perspective. The amount of information he presents is impressive, spanning from the ancient Greeks …

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General The LCMS “Calls a Post a Post”

The LCMS “Calls a Post a Post”

There has been a gradual move within the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) to return to our roots, theologically speaking. Pastor Matthew Becker, who has been teaching at Valparaiso University for some time, has been removed from the clergy roster due to his consistent refusal to teach the agreed-upon doctrines of the LCMS. While it is unfortunate that …

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General Men’s Outreach Group

Men’s Outreach Group

There has been interest expressed in forming a men’s group at St. James. It is thought that it would function as an opportunity for the men of the church to get together in an informal setting to form friendships and discuss things of weighty importance. At this point we are thinking to meet monthly, sometime …

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General New website!

New website!

Welcome to St. James’ new website. As you can see, things are kind of plain right now, but we will be working to improve it. Pictures and more information will be the first order of business. If you have other suggestions for how we can improve, please leave them in the comments!