The Crux of the Matter

I am very pleased to announce the release of a new project that my good buddy, Scott Stiegemeyer, and I are producing: This is a weekly podcast that is by pastors and for pastors. Obviously anyone can listen in, but our intention is to discuss matters of theology and pastoral care that are geared toward […]

How Do I Speak to My Adult Children About Jesus?

[This is an article I wrote for our church newsletter.  I would welcome any comments or suggestions you may have. -Peperkorn] How Do I Speak to My Adult Children About Jesus? One of the questions that I am often asked as a pastor is how to speak to adult children about Jesus Christ and the […]

Pres. Harrison’s words to Congress this Morning

These are the words from LCMS President, Pastor Matthew Harrison.  I can only say Amen and Amen! “Mr. Chairman, it’s a pleasure to be here. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is a body of some 6,200 congregations and 2.3 million members across the U.S. We don’t distribute voters’ lists. We don’t have a Washington office. We […]

Shepherding Through the Contradictions

So I’m working on a bible study for the Circuit Winkel Bible Study Series.  My topic is “Shepherding Through the Contradictions.”  As I am thinking through this project, I would love some input. What are the contradictions that a pastor faces every day? What are the contradictions his people face every day?  How are they […]

Mourning and Dancing (Reformation 2010)

Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Messiah Lutheran Church, Kenosha, Wisconsin Our Savior Lutheran Church, Momence, Illinois Reformation (October 31, 2010) Matthew 11:12-19 The Audio File is Here TITLE: “Mourning and Dancing” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.  Our text for the Festival of the Reformation is from St. […]