Category Archives: New Release

Giveaway

LCMS Pastor Christopher Matthis has kindly offered a copy of his latest book, In the Shadow of the Cross: Sermons for Lent and Holy Week, for a Christmas giveaway through this blog. Woo hoo!

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The Creation, the Fall and the Promise

I thought I successfully watched Grail Quest Books for their new Lutheran releases, but I failed regarding a particularly spectacular spectacle: The Creation, the Fall and the PromiseCreation, fall, promise in one text with some absolutely breathtaking artwork by Lutheran Kelly Schumacher of Agnus Dei Liturgical Arts!

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In the Shadow of the Cross

I’ve mentioned my friend, LCMS Pastor Chris Matthis, before (here and here). Now it’s come to my attention that he has released another book of his sermons, In the Shadow of the Cross: Sermons for Lent and Holy Week.

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God Loves Me Such

There is another great Lutheran children’s book on the market now: God Loves Me Such That He Would Give by LCMS Pastor Gaven Mize. He and his wife, Ashlee, started working on this while they were expecting their precious firstborn (awwww), but now it’s a great gift for any child!

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A Verse Vigil

Lutheran poetess and hymn-writer Kathryn Ann Hill has her sixth book now available: A Verse  Vigil and Selected Poems

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Bird Books

I did a little traveling over the weekend to visit my Grandma, so today’s post will be very short. Two more Chad Bird books have been recently released.

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Reformation Mini-Play

Free resource time! Especially suitable with the Reformation Anniversary soon to arrive! It is a fun little tool for your Reformation celebration with your church family: a Reformation mini-play. It’s only about 12 minutes. Personally I thought my family and a few other volunteers might work it up for Reformation Sunday during our Sunday school opening time. It’s not loaded down with props or anything. It’s written for children and narrator, and it can be either read or memorized. AND, it’s written by none other than Rev. Hans Fiene of Lutheran Satire!

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The Reformation by Dr. MacKenzie

One of many celebratory books coming out this month releases today: The Reformation by Rev. Dr. Cameron A. MacKenzie.  I think very highly of Dr. MacKenzie, who teaches at Concordia Theological Seminary, and it looks to be a beautiful, coffee-table worthy book, chock full of tidbits, sidebars, images, and maps.
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New Catechism Translation

Want to know what makes a great Reformation confession? A new catechism translation! Now, I know, I know, too many word changes messes up memory work and causes unnecessary confusion. I hear you. I agree. BUT yay, yay, yay for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of England for presenting the world with a Small Catechism available for free use!

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Authentic Christianity: How Lutheran Theology Speaks to a Postmodern World

How did I miss knowing this release date?! Ok, one day late, at least this way I can take someone else’s post about it! 🙂 Yesterday, a new Lutheran book hit the market, written by Gene Veith and Trevor Sutton: Authentic Christianity: How Lutheran Theology Speaks to a Postmodern World.

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