Mike and Wade give an introduction to some of the teachings of Christ Mike's THE 105 course.
Mike and Wade discuss the life of Christ, using select accounts from the Gospels to illustrate aspects of His person and work for Mike's THE 105 course.
THE 105 Intro to Scripture – Audio 001: Nativities and John the Baptizer
Mike and Wade discuss the moral argument.
Mike and Wade discuss the second article of the Apostles' Creed in light of Luther's Large Catechism.
Mike and Wade discuss the two kingdoms (or spheres, realms, etc.) and the Christian life as part of both church and state in light of the fourth chapter of Althaus' The Ethics of Martin Luther for Wade's PHI 201 course.
Mike, Wade, and Greg (Lyon) discuss time and the church year.
In this episode, Wade, Mike, and Greg (Lyon) discuss the first article of the Apostles' Creed in the light of Luther's Large Catechism.
Mike and Wade discuss how doctrine and practice shape how churches worship.
Mike and Wade discuss stations and vocations in light of the third chapter of The Ethics of Martin Luther by Paul Althaus, an assigned text for Wade's PHI 201 course.
Wade and Mike welcome Dr. Andrew Schmiege making it a three Michigander episode. Dr. Schmiege teaches Spanish at Wisconsin Lutheran College. A true renaissance man, Dr. Schmiege, interests are wide as shown in his dissertation topic which dealt with Christian…
Mike and Wade continue their walk through the life of Martin Luther. While there are many important and intriguing characters they have encountered along the journey, the most fascinating might be Lucas Cranach.
Wade and Mike welcome guest Rev. Daniel Waldschmidt of St. John’s Lutheran in Burlington, WI in order to discuss the New Perspective on Paul. Rev. Waldschmidt patiently explains to the guys what this new view of St. Paul entails. While…
Wade and Mike sit down with Rev. Dr. Paul Lehninger of Wisconsin Lutheran College to discuss the work of author Colin Woodard. Woodard believes that there are eleven distinct nations which comprise the United States (and Canada and Northern Mexico).
In this Bird's Eye View episode we bring you a talk that Mike gave in February 202 at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mukwonago, WI. The talk was given the day before Valentine's Day, but Mike assured the audience…
In the THIRTY-FOURTH the guys discuss the debate between famous humanist, Desiderius Erasmus, and Martin Luther, who reluctantly battled over the doctrine of the will as it relates to salvation. In 1524 Erasmus wrote his diatribe On the Freedom of…
Wade and Mike discuss the ebb and flow of culture throughout history through the lens of two men: Pitirim Sorokin and Frederic Baue. Sorokin was the Russian born sociologist who founded the Sociology department at Harvard University.
Wade and Mike invite Wisconsin Lutheran College’s disease expert, Dr. James Henkel, back onto the show. This is the second time Dr. Henkel has come onto the podcast.
Wade and Mike sit down to discuss the Pauline Epistles. They walk through some of the specifics, but generally attempt to take an overview of what Paul seems to be doing in his letters and why his writing is so…
Mike and Wade introduce Katherine von Bora. The former nun and wife of Martin Luther, has an interesting story in her own right. We hope that you will enjoy the discussion of this remarkable woman who has been dubbed “The…
Wade and Mike take a look at Tom Nichols’ book The Death of Expertise: The Campaign against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters. Nichols makes the case that ignorance may be the biggest threat to a democratic republic.
Mike and Wade discuss Thomas Müntzer. The radical reformer, who was once a student of Luther, turned to German mysticism that eventually to violence in his attempt to bring about a new age of Christendom.
ike and Wade discuss Sinclair Lewis’ It Can’t Happen Here, a 1935 dystopian novel of how fascism took hold in the United States. The guys compare and contrast Lewis’ fiction with the current political climate.
On episode ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SIX Mike and Wade are joined once again by Dr. Aaron Palmer from the history department at Wisconsin Lutheran College. Before getting to the American Revolution, which is Dr. Palmer's area of expertise, the guys…
In the THIRTY-FIRST episode in our Wingin' It series on the life of Martin Luther, Wade and Mike discuss the so-called Peasants' War, which took place from 1524-1525 (yes, they're still in the mid-1520's).