Here are some great resources to help you grow in your faith and your understanding of God’s Word.
None of these resources is meant to be a replacement for joining together with the body of Christ to receive God’s gifts and praise him (Hebrews 10:24-25), but they are some great supplemental resources to help you grow in your faith.
Podcasts, Radio Shows, and other Internet Resources as a whole.
Issues, Etc. is a Lutheran radio show digging into current events, cultural topics, and discussion on worship and history from a Lutheran Perspective. You can listen to the radio, or subscribe to the podcast to listen at your convenience.
Crucial Productions seeks to bring the Christian back to Christ without getting bogged down in all of the “stuff” that often comes with theology. Look at the Word and world through the lens of Christ and things get a lot less complicated.
Around the Word has various educational resources including daily family devotions to help cultivation your family’s devotional life. You can find more information at whatdoesthismean.org
CPH is the official publishing house of the LCMS. You can find any number of books, videos, Bible Study materials for all ages, and a variety of other resources. Their storefront can be found at South Jefferson Ave in St. Louis (only about 35 min from Waterloo).
Table Talk Radio is hosted by Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller and features a variety of discussion topics from analyzing worship and praise songs, to digging into church history and how it affects us today. You can find this online or you can listen via podcast. You can also find a resource for learning how to do Biblical devotion on Pastor Wolfmueller’s website.
Higher Things provides YouTube, Podcast, and other resources for news, devotions and other Christian education.
Fighting for the Faith is just one of many podcasts and blogs that can be found on Pirate Christian Radio. Fighting for the Faith is hosted by Lutheran Pastor Chris Rosebrough who listens to sermons, prophecies, and a lot of other gibberish from some of the biggest mainstream preachers and teachers in America and around the world and then breaks down where the problems are in what they’re teaching. You can listen online or via a podcast app.
Lutheran Hour Ministries provides a number of resources to Lutheran laity. Between Bible Studies, conference, and daily devotions, you can find a number of great resources to grow in your faith. They are also known for providing Lutheran resources for men through a ministry called Men’s Network.
This is not a Lutheran resource, but CPYU provides podcasts, newsletters, and blogs to discuss youth culture and to provide parenting advice from a Christian perspective.
Reasons to Believe is not a Lutheran resource, specifically, but they dig into a lot of science from a Christian perspective which can be helpful when what we usually hear are the secular perspectives.
The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League provides a number of educational resources as well as service opportunities to grow in your faith as you serve your neighbor.
Seeds is a group that puts the text of Scripture to music to help kids commit God’s Word to their hearts and minds. You can find CD’s, digital music, and music on YouTube.
Buck Denver is a children’s character that introduces books of the Bible and other Biblical themes in an engaging way.