Episode 118: Oswald Bayer (Live Recording from HWSS Conference)

On episode ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTEEN of Let the Bird Fly! Wade and Mike are thrilled to be joined once again by two previous guests: Rev. Dr. John Pless of Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN, and Rev. Adam Morton, associate pastor at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Lancaster, PA. But they’re not only joined by these two fantastic guests, they are also joined by a live audience, as this episode was recorded at the 2019 Here We Still Stand conference, which was held in October of 2019.

As was the case last year at the Here We Still Stand conference, time is limited, so the guys cut right to the case and let their guests discuss the German theologian Oswald Bayer.

A big thanks to both Rev. Dr. Pless and Rev. Morton for joining us again!

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Episode 93: LIVE – The Point of Grace

  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 02:41 – Free-for-All (Animal Fights – Part Deux!)
  • 14:10 – Main Topic (The First Commandment)

On episode NINETY-THREE of Let the Bird Fly! the guys were invited to record at The Gathering Series, which is put on by The Point of Grace, a Milwaukee area campus ministry group. All four of the guys were able to make it and they were talking to college students, so of course Mike insisted that the Free-for-All be Animal Fights. But even Mike couldn’t have anticipated the riveting discussion of the Great Emu War in Australia. Eventually Wade managed to pull Mike away so that we could get to the Main Topic, which was a broad discussion of the First Commandment. Thank you to The Point of Grace for inviting (and putting up with) us, and thank you to the great audience! We hope our listeners enjoy the conversation as well. Continue reading

Episode 76: Hermann Sasse (Live Recording from HWSS Conference)

On episode SEVENTY-SIX of Let the Bird Fly! the guys are thrilled to be joined by Rev. Dr. John Pless of Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN, as well as by returning guest Rev. Bror Erickson. But they’re not only joined by these two fantastic guests, they are also joined by a live audience, as this episode was recorded at the 2018 Here We Still Stand conference, which was held in October of 2018. 

Recording in front of a live audience changes things a bit, but perhaps the biggest challenge for Wade was being told he had to keep it to 40 minutes! So with guests of this caliber and a limited time, they cut right to the chase, skipping the Scripture Narrative and the Free-for-All. Instead the guys get right to the business of discussing Hermann Sasse, a theologian that both Dr. Pless and Rev. Erickson have a wealth of knowledge about.

As always, we’re grateful to the 1517 podcasting network, but we are especially thankful for giving us the opportunity to record this episode at the Here We Still Stand conference.

Speaking of the 1517 Podcast Network, they have a newly released series entitled The Soul of Christianity, that you should check out. It’s a 12 part series on the Apostle’s Creed, which is hosted by Debi Winrich and Dan van Voorhis. And while you’re at it, make sure to check out all the great podcast in the 1517 Podcast Network.

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