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Latest Episodes

Episode 59 – 1520 Year in Review
November 23, 2020

1520 is a year of suspense. The pope renews his calls for Luther to be silenced. Luther publishes some of his most significant books in his lifetime. Emperor Charles V is crowned at Aachen. This episode reviews Luther’s major literary works.

Episode 58 – Augsburg Confession Articles 22-28
July 08, 2020

This episode concludes the conversation on the Augsburg Confession that had been presented at the Diet of Augsburg on June 25, 1530. We focus on the disputed articles, 22-28, and the events that take place between June 25, 1530 and April 15, 1531.

Episode 57 – Augsburg Confession Articles 1-21
June 27, 2020

Part One of the Augsburg Confession is Philip Melanchthon’s attempt to show that the Lutheran church is in continuity with the historic Christian faith and more importantly in alignment with the teaching of the Scriptures.

Episode 56 – Introduction to the Augsburg Confession
April 01, 2020

In this episode Mike Yagley and Evan Gaertner introduce the Augsburg Confession. The beginning of the episode is a timeline leading up to June 25, 1530. This date is a major turning point in the identity of Reformation as something other than a schisma...

Episode 55 – Luther’s Letter “Whether one may flee from a deadly plague”
March 08, 2020

1527 Martin Luther writes to Breslau after they requested guidance on the responsibilities people have to stay in a city that experiences a deadly plague. Luther’s open letter “Whether one may flee from a deadly plague” provides a theological response ...

Episode 54 – Close of Ten Commandments
February 04, 2020

In this episode we conclude our discussion of the Ten Commandments and Luther’s exposition in the Large Catechism. The audio is not as good because we recorded in a different room than usual.

Episode 53 – 8th Commandment Part 1
December 08, 2019

We begin our discussion of Martin Luther’s Explanation to the 8th Commandment, “You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.” The Beer Break features Kickstand Brewing Co.’s CENTER STAGE AMBER ABV – 5.9% IBU – 29. Toasty malt character,

Episode 52 – Seventh Commandment
November 07, 2019

Discussion of Martin Luther’s explanation of the seventh commandment, “You shall not steal,” in the Large Catechism. Beer Break features Enigma by Tapistry Brewing in Bridgeman, MI.

Episode 51 – The Sixth Commandment
October 24, 2019

conversation about the sixth commandment "You Shall Not Commit Adultery."

Episode 50 – The Fifth Commandment
September 15, 2019

You shall not murder. In this episode Mike and Evan discuss how Martin Luther explains the fifth commandment in the Large Catechism. Beer Break This episode features Tsingtao Beer. It is the most popular exported beer from China but it was recently ove...