Cross Defense from KFUO Radio

Cross Defense from KFUO Radio

Challenge your theological synapses with Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, Pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Ferndale, CA, as he examines curious topics to excite the imagination, equip the mind, and comfort the soul with God’s ordering of the world in the Law and Gospel.

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May 18, 2024 56 mins
Luther Classical College’s November mailer continues the conversation about Sunday School and the parental responsibility of training children in the Christian faith. But what do pastors care so much about this? Martin Luther and C.F.W. Walther articulate the answer. Christian parents matter to kids! They are also the solution to every problem that plagues our society. Learn more about Luther Classical College at lutherclassical...
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Journalists say Christian Nationalism is on the rise. What is it? How is the term used? Do people want to be associated with it? The Augsburg Confession is a helpful place to start the conversation. Plus, we learn about the faithfulness of our third-century Christian brother, Alexamenos, and about overcoming verbal allergens. This program originally aired November 19, 2022. Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, pastor of St. Mark Luthera...
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Did you know that in today’s woke culture Christians are the heretics? Listen to a voice message that says as much before Pastor Bramwell addresses nine wicked spiritual effects that wokeness has on Christianity. Francis Schaeffer once observed that the spiritual battle is bigger than Christians often realize. He was right! This episode originally aired August 27, 2022. Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, pastor of St. Mark Lutheran ...
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April 27, 2024 56 mins
Is it true that all men are equal or is that a satanic lie? What does Scripture say? Pastor Bramwell turns us to Rev. C.F.W. Walther’s lectures on Communism and Socialism as a springboard into God’s Word on the question. Find the resource mentioned in this episode at stmarksferndale.com/waltheroncommunism. This program originally aired on September 24, 2022. Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church in F...
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Pastor Bramwell concludes the conversation on division, using 1 Clement as a springboard to dive into the Bible. The Church is militant. Her warfare is not against people but for people—so that all would reach repentance. This program originally aired October 22, 2022. Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Ferndale, California, and author of the book Come in, We are Closed, talks about curious topics...
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From one church to another, 1 Clement draws from Scripture to address division and instruct the faithful in matters of Christian combat, which is never in opposition to love. Plus, what if you don’t live near a faithful church? Good question. Pr. Bramwell has an answer. This program originally aired October 15, 2022. Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Ferndale, California, and author of the book C...
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The struggle is real, isn’t it? Our children don’t always want to go to church, especially during their teenage years. Pastor Bramwell confirms that you’re far from alone in your hardship, provides encouragement from church history, gives practical instruction from Scripture on how to ease the struggle, and finally offers an excellent resource to aid you in your parental vocation. Not a parent? Don’t think this episode is for you? ...
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March 23, 2024 57 mins
Pastor Bramwell talks with Rev. Shauen Trump, LCMS regional director of Africa, about what we can learn from missionaries in Africa. The result is a look at Acts 8:1-4 and every Christian’s call to be a vulnerable evangelist. Learn more about Rev. Trump and the work being done in Africa at lcms.org/trump. This program originally aired August 6, 2022. Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Ferndale, ...
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Christians don’t look up to the heavens for wisdom. We look down into the Scriptures. What do the Scriptures say about the sun, moon, and stars? What does the fourth day of creation tell us about them? How about Psalm 19, the book of Job, and Jonah? Plus, there’s Josephus’ input, and we’ll consider what the founder of the Institute for Creation Research said about the zodiac. We have lots to talk about! This program originally a...
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Pastor Bramwell discusses the 2nd-century heresy of adoptionism and how it is still alive and actively held by Unitarians today. How did the ancient church confront this false teaching and how does Scripture refute it? This program originally aired August 13, 2022. Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Ferndale, California, and author of the book Come in, We are Closed, talks about curious topics to ...
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Christians are saved from the Word of God that the Holy Spirit brings to us. When we look at Acts 2, we see that the sound of Holy Spirit is an echo from heaven that delivers the report of Christ-crucified for the forgiveness of sins to the apostles, their hearers, and YOU! Join Pastor Bramwell as he explores the curious topic of Luke’s use of echo in Acts 2:2 and Luke 4:37. This program originally aired September 17, 2022. H...
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In the first segment Rev. Sam Schuldheisz teaches us more about the redeemed imagination. During the rest of the show Pastor Bramwell goes back to a conversation on technology in order to think through the characteristics of the loving resistance fighter as detailed by Neil Postman in Technopoly. Find this book at Amazon.com. This program originally aired February 22, 2021. Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, pastor of St. Mark Luthe...
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Rev. Sam Schuldheisz joins the show to discuss four practical ways to exercise the imagination and then Rev. Bramwell discusses how the bibliographical, internal evidence, and external evidence tests help us know whether or not we can trust what the New Testament says. How does the historical method answer the question of whether or not the Nest Testament is trustworthy? This program originally aired February 15, 2021. Host...
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John Warwick Montgomery helps us understand the relationship between democracy and Christianity, Rev. Richard Wurmbrand provides an example of happy suffering, and Rev. Sam Schuldheisz is back to discuss the imagination, this time from the New Testament.  This program originally aired February 8, 2021. Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, St. Mark Lutheran Church in Ferndale, California, and author of the book Come in, We are Closed, ta...
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February 3, 2024 64 mins
Turn up the heat with this conversation with Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist Flame (former reformed Baptist turned Confessional Lutheran). Then Pastor Bramwell fields a lengthy comment from a listener who didn’t like that he promoted the work and words of abortion abolitionists. And at the very end of the show, LCMS president, Rev. Matt Harrison has a message about Lutheran Schools... And Pastor Bramwell tries to rap.  Find FLAM...
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We learn from Martin Chemnitz about the eight varieties of tradition, speak with Rev. Marcus Williams about three pieces of advice he has for Lutherans who may be considering converting to Roman Catholicism or Eastern Orthodoxy, and Pastor Bramwell has a Canceled Christian Comment on what Vice President Kamala Harris said about the overturning of Roe v. Wade.  Resources mentioned in this episode:   Rev. Marcus Williams, “Conf...
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January 20, 2024 56 mins
Pastor Bramwell sits down with T. Russel Hunter, the founder of Abolitionists Rising, to learn more about what an abortion abolitionist is and what the distinction is between them and advocates of the Pro-Life Movement. Resources mentioned in this episode: Abolitionists Rising: abolitionistsrising.com A Storm Comes Rolling Down the Plain: youtube.com/watch?v=VPu59scsBA8 The Abolitionist Movie abolitionistmovie.com Host...
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Pope Francis approved Fiducia Supplicans allowing priests to bless same-sex couples. Is it a surprise that papal authority would be used for such evil? No. An examination of our Treatise on the Power and Primacy of the Pope reminds us that we have always known of the pope’s antichristian ways. During the conversation, we’ll hear what Metropolitan Hilarion, Trent Horn, Brian Holdsworth, and an Africa Bishop have to say about the doc...
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How does the Law serve the Christian? Does the Gospel mean the Law is useless for believers? What does Galatians 5 and 6 say? What about article VI of Solid Declaration and the Bible verses cited in it? Good stuff for the comfort of our souls! Read the Solid Declaration at bookofconcord.org/solid-declaration/third-use-of-the-law. This program originally aired March 11, 2023. Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, St. Mark Lutheran Church ...
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December 16, 2023 52 mins
Dual Income, No Kids (DINKS) is the new term for married or cohabiting couples who choose selfishness over having kids. They flex financial freedom, but what are they actually boasting about? What does DINKitude say about the state of our culture? Host Rev. Tyrel Bramwell, St. Mark Lutheran Church in Ferndale, California, and author of the book Come in, We are Closed, talks about curious topics to excite the imagination, equip t...
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